The Instrument of Government details the structure of the governing body. There are 2 committees: Resources Committee and Learning & Teaching Committee.

Meet our governors

The Cherry Trees School has an active governing body consisting of the following members:

Gemma Martin
Parent Governor,
Chair of Governors



John O’Shea
Co-opted Governor, 
Vice Chair of Governors



Diane Roome
Co-opted Governor, 
Health & Safety Link Governor


Stuart Walker



Chris Sloan
Staff Governor



Ernie Hawkins
Parent Governor


Alan Fletcher
Co-opted Governor, 
Pupil Premium Link Governor


Iain Pearson
Co-opted Governor 


Clare Lovett
Associate Governor


Jacqui Buchan
Associate Governor







Overview of Governor roles assigned

  • 1 LA Governor: Vacancy
  • 1 Staff Governor: Chris Sloan
  • 1 Headteacher: Stuart Walker
  • 4 Parent Governors: Gemma Martin (Chair), Ernie Hawkins, Vacancy, Vacancy
  • 4 co-opted Governors: Diane Roome (Health & Safety Link Governor), Iain Pearson, Alan Fletcher (Pupil Premium Link Governor), John O'Shea (Vice Chair, Safeguarding and SEND Link Governor)


Governors Attendance

Full Governing Body attendance 2015-16

Full Governing Body attendance 2016-17

Full Governing Body attendance 2017-18


 Governance Arrangements