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Leadership & Governance

Meet our Senior Leadership Team


Ross Silcock
Head Teacher


Tim Arding
​​​​​​​Assistant Headteacher


Samantha Edgar
Assistant Headteacher Teacher
SENDCo & Inclusion lead

Yasmin Melehi
​​​​​​​Deputy Head Teacher


Jo-Anne Hardy
Assistant Headteacher


Jo Gordon
Executive Head Teacher



Each Compass school has a local school committee composed of a group of volunteers drawn from the community, each bringing a range of skills, expertise and professional experience. 

Our Governors provide essential links between the school, parents/carers and the local community. Governors work with staff and parents in an atmosphere of co-operation to provide the best possible framework for educating our children. They are involved in all aspects of school life and meet regularly with leadership teams.

Governors fulfil their responsibilities by:

  • Supporting the school and its ambition by working strategically to develop and implement vision and ethos;
  • Ensuring that the children are receiving the best education and achieve the best outcomes by monitoring the quality of teaching and standards across the school;
  • Making sure the school uses its financial resources effectively and in line with the budget plan;
  • Accounting to all stakeholders for the school’s performance and for the decisions they make.

If you are interested in becoming a Governor at our school or would like to hear more about what the role involves, please email

Chair of Governors: Our Co-Chairs are Rosemary Medhurst and Elaine Coverley

They can be contacted via our School Office

Governance Structure

Please click here to access Trust-wide governance information

Data Protection

The Compass Partnership of Schools' Data Protection Officer is the DPO Centre.
If you have a data protection query, please click here for contact information.