The school is currently open as normal.


Local Governing Body

The ΢ƽ Local Governing Body (LGB) consists of 10 members.

If you want to address the Local Governing Body, you can write to: Janet Wood, Chair of Govenors, C/o The ΢ƽ, Burnham Road, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 6LY or via email: J.Wood@Boswells-School.com 

Name Appointed By Term of Office

Chair of Governors

Janet Wood

Trust Governor


17/06/2021 - 16/06/2025

Vice Chair

Grant Scott 

Community Governor 05/03/2024 - 04/03/2028
Karen Jeffery Parent Governor 06/11/2020 - 05/11/2024
Stuart Geddes  Community Governor 01/09/2021 - 31/08/2025
Vanessa Lamb Staff Governor 21/06/2022 - 20/06/2026
Stella Little Parent Governor 06/11/2020 - 05/11/2024

Mike Mackrory

Co-opted Governor

01/06/2021 - 31/05/2025

Stephen Mansell


16/10/2022  - 15/10/2026 

Maria Williams Support Staff Governor 17/01/2023 - 16/01/2027

The role of the LGB is:

  • To support the vision of the Chelmsford Learning Partnership Trust 
  • To govern admissions/exclusions/complaints 
  • To monitor and be accountable for standards in the school 
  • Monitoring the educational performance of the school/s and progress towards agreed targets 
  • To act as a critical friend to the school’s Leadership Team 
  • To represent the views of and engage with the local community 
  • To agree a draft budget every year and submit this budget to the trustees 
  • To monitor the performance of the budget 
  • To authorise expenditure up to agreed levels in the Financial Regulations 
  • To ensure that the academy delivers ‘value for money’ 
  • To monitor appointments/appraisals of all academy staff excluding Headteacher/Head of School 
  • To oversee safeguarding procedures 
  • To monitor the School Improvement Plan 
  • To monitor and be accountable for the curriculum provision of the school 
  • To review and determine local policy 
  • To make representations to the board of trustees