Meet The Governors

Bowness Local Governing Board


Mrs Joanne Clee                            (Teaching Staff Governor)

Miss Nicole Devlin (Vice-Chair)    (Appointed Governor)                    

Mrs Krystyna Forster                     (Head of School Governor)

Mrs Deborah Gauld (Chair)            (Parent Governor)                       

Mrs Simone Fay Patterson            (Parent Governor)

Mr Anthony Smith                          (Appointed Governor)    

Mr Stephen Holden                        (Executive Head Teacher)

Mr John Kell                                   (Appointed Governor)


Clerk to the Governing Board:            Mrs Vikki Semple

Vacant Position:                                  (Support Staff Governor)


Prestolee Multi Academy Trust 


Bill Barclay Appointed 16/01/17
Sheryl Farnworth Appointed 26/01/17
Stuart Fox Appointed 20/01/20
Kelly Macadam Appointed 01/07/19
Scott Patton Appointed 01/07/19

Term of Office of Trustees

Andrew Gallimore  Term 15/07/2019 – 14/07/2023
Lisa Gartside    Term 08/02/2021 - 07/02/2025
Andrew Sargeant  Term 02/07/2018 - 01/07/2022
James Whitham    Term 20/01/2020 - 19/01/2024

Trust Leadership

Michael Tonge  Chief Executive Officer
Rebecca Dunne Dept CEO/Exec Head Waterloo/Prestolee
Michael Govier Chief Financial Officer
Krystyna Forster Head of School Bowness

Damien Harris 

Acting Head of School, Waterloo Primary 

Stephen Holden Exec Head Bowness/Tottington
Alex Keane Head of School Prestolee
Lynsey Smith Head of SCITT
Deborah Taylor Head of School Tottington
Victoria Unsworth Headteacher Barton Moss


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