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Stowmarket High School Committee

The ​School Committee ​is the local governance board of the Waveney Valley Academies Trust (WVAT). It supports the vision and strategic direction of the school, holds the head teacher to account for the educational performance of the school, its pupils and performance management of staff.  

In addition, certain areas are covered by ​committee members with specific responsibilities:  Health & Safety, Safeguarding, SEN ​and Prevent​ing Radicalisation.

​School Committee Members Details

​There are three types of committee members, Parent committee members ​appointed by parents/carers of Stowmarket High School pupils/students ​or the School Committee, Co-opted ​appointed by the ​WVAT and Staff ​appointed by Stowmarket High School staff members.

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Ms Charlina Bowen​Co-opted
Term of Office:​20 Jan 2023
Attendance at Meetings 2022/2023​N/A
Pecuniary Interests:Nil
Mr Jon Brighton
(​Chair and Trustee)
​Co-opted
Specific Responsibilities:Safeguarding
Prevent
Term of Office:​20 Jan 2023
Attendance at Meetings 2022/2023Full
Pecuniary Interests:Nil
​Mrs Lisa Hele
Vice Chair
Co-opted
Specific Responsibilities:SEN
Term of Office:​20 Jan 2023
Attendance at Meetings 2022/2023Full
Pecuniary Interests:Nil
Mrs Alison HueckParent 
Term of Office:​20 Jan 2023
Attendance at Meetings 2022/2023Full
Pecuniary Interests:Nil
Mr Dave Lee-AllanHeadteacher
Term of Office:Ongoing
Attendance at Meetings 2022/2023Full
Pecuniary Interests:Nil
Mr William Howman Co-opted
Term of Office:28/11/2025
Attendance at Meeting Full
Pecuniary InterestsNil
Mrs Andrea McMillan Parent
Term of Office:30/06/2026
Attendance at Meeting Full
Pecuniary InterestsNil
Ms Amy Underwood Parent
Term of Office:30/06/2026
Attendance at Meeting Full
Pecuniary InterestsNil
Mr Gary Peck Co-opted
Term of Office:30/06/2026
Attendance at Meeting Full
Pecuniary InterestsNil

If you wish to contact the Chair of the Committee, please send correspondence in a sealed envelope with ‘F.A.O. Chair of Committee’ and it will get passed along to the relevant person in post. 

Become a School Committee Member – click HERE

National Governors Association – click HERE

For Trust Commitees and the Trust’s Scheme of Delegation – click HERE