School Governors

School Governors

The Board of Governors have responsibility for the oversight of the school. The Chair of Governors can be contacted via the school. Policy on School Governance available on request.

Our current Governors are:

Chair of Governors: Mr Richard Shackleton
Term of office: Elected to by governors july 2020 to serve as interim chair till Christmas 2020.
Committees served: Compliance.
Mr Shackleton has 2 children in the school.
He is a parent governor with competencies in HR.
Appointed by invitation of the Governors.

c/o Bradford Christian School, Livingstone Road, Bolton Woods, BD2 1BT.
Committees served: Finance, Compliance.

Mr Akpo Onduku
Term of office: Two years to run from July 2017 to July 2019.
Committees served: Finance.
Mr Onduku has 2 children in the school.
He is a parent governor with competencies in Spiritual Care.
Appointed by invitation of the Governors.

Hannah Pickles
Term of office: Two years to run from May 2017 to May 2019.
Mrs Pickles is a Parent Governor.
Appointed by invitation of the Governors.

Simon Mackenzie
Term of office: Two years to run from May 2017 to May 2019.
Mr Mackenzie is a Parent Governor.
Appointed by invitation of the Governors.

Mr Kevin Ryan
Term of office: Two years to run from September 2018 to September 2020.
He is a governor with competencies in Education.
Designated governor responsible for safeguarding.
Appointed by invitation of the Governors.

Mrs Nicola Booth
Term of office: Two years to run from September 2018 to September 2020.
She is a governor with competencies in Education.
Appointed by invitation of the Governors.

Mrs Suzanne Wells
Mrs Wells has a long association with the school with two of her five children at the school.
She has a special interest in parent school relationships and is involved in a number of parent initiatives, including currently being involved with the PTA and a parent prayer initiative.
Term of Office - 2 years to run from March 2020 to March 2022
Mrs Wells is a parent governor
Appointed by invitation by the Governors.

The main functions of the Board are:

To ensure the aims of the school are adhered to
To oversee business and financial matters
To appoint staff
To direct the development of facilities and curriculum
To determine future planning and development
To have responsibility for the spiritual direction of the school

If you wish to contact the Head of school:

Head
Jane Prothero

Email: head@bxs.org.uk

Tel: 07434622233

If you wish to contact the Proprietor of school:

Proprietor
The Governing Body,
Bradford Christian School
Bolton Woods
Bradford
BD161BU

Email: office@bxs.org.uk

Tel: 01274532649

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Bradford Christian School exists to partner with parents in seeking to bring their children up in the ways of the Lord. We are an independent Christian school with a curriculum that focuses on the Bible and Jesus Christ in the lives of children and young people.

Students are encouraged to discover their own personal relationship with Jesus Christ and to maintain this in their futures.

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Bradford Christian School, Livingstone Road,
Bolton Woods,
Bradford, BD2 1BT

Main office Tel: 01274532649
Email: office@bxs.org.uk
Text: 07520649649

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