Governance

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The Governing Body of Bucks UTC acts as the critical friend of the Principal and senior leadership team. They provide support and challenge actions. Furthermore, Bucks UTC Governors have a range of duties and powers and a general responsibility for the conduct of the UTC . They have a view of promoting high standards of educational achievement. Its responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing a strategic view of the UTC. Establish a vision and setting the purpose and aims of the school
  • Ensuring the quality of educational provision
  • Setting targets for student achievement
  • Challenging and monitoring the performance of the academy
  • Making sure the curriculum is balanced and broadly based
  • Ensuring good financial health and probity
  • Appointing staff including the Principal
  • Reviewing staff performance and pay

In fulfilling these responsibilities Bucks UTC governors will:

  • Help the UTC to set high standards. Plan for its future and setting targets for improvement
  • Keep the pressure up on school improvement
  • Be a critical friend to the UTC, offering support and advice
  • Help the UTC respond to the needs of parents and the community
  • Make the UTC accountable to the public for what it does
  • Work with the UTC on planning, developing policies and keeping these under review
  • Exercise its responsibilities and powers in partnership with the Principal and staff
  • Not intervene in the day-to-day management of the UTC unless there are weaknesses, when it then has a duty to take action.

Contact The Governors

Should you wish to contact the Governors, please do so via the Chair, Professor Nick Braisby

In writing to: Professor Nick Braisby, Buckinghamshire UTC, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, HP21 8PB

Or via the Clerk, Tracey Brown: tracy.brown@judicium.com

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Meet Bucks UTC Governors

Portrait of male governor

Professor Nick Braisby

Chair of Governors

Female governor

Professor Rachel Cragg

Buckinghamshire New University Representative

Male governor

Dr Tim Coole

Buckinghamshire New University Representative

Male governor

Ken McCrea

Buckinghamshire New University Representative

Male governor

Dr Ramesh Marasini

Buckinghamshire New University Representative

Male governor

Eric Sisi

Co-Opted Governor

Female governor

Karen Mitchell

Buckinghamshire College Group Representative

Male governor

Alan Sherwell

Buckinghamshire College Group Representative

Male governor sillhoute

John McGrath

Buckinghamshire College Group Representative

Paul Kavangh Governor

Paula Kavanagh

Buckinghamshire College Group Representative

Male governor sillhoute

Russ Brittain

Taylor Wimpey Representative

Female governor sillhoute

Atiq Elias

Cisco Representative

Male governor sillhoute

David Oxley

McAfee Representative

Female governor sillhoute

Anita Cranmer

Buckinghamshire Council Representative

Male governor

Stephen Way

Vice Chair