The David Ross Education Trust

David Ross Education Trust schools create a rich and exciting learning environment that inspires students to become their confident, academic best.

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Bringhurst Primary School

Bringhurst Primary School is committed to ensuring that all pupils gain maximum benefit from their time with us.


Our Governors

Bringhurst Primary School is governed by an Academy Scrutiny Committee.

Our governors are:

  • Radha Badhan
    Acting Principal
  • James Dunseath
    DRET Appointed Governor (Chair)
  • Rev Stephen Bishop
    DRET Appointed Governor
  • Katie Smith
    DRET Appointed Governor
  • Clare Haywood
    DRET Appointed Governor
  • Johanna Mothander
    DRET Appointed Governor
  • Andy Usher
    Staff Governor
  • Abbie Underwood
    Staff Governor
  • William Kendrick
    Parent Governor
  • Emma Stephens-Dunn

Governor Assigned Responsibilities

Safeguarding - James Dunseath
SEND - Katie Smith

Contacting a Governor

To contact a governor, please contact the Trust Governance Team by emailing [email protected] 

Scheme of Delegation

Information about the David Ross Education Trust’s scheme of delegation is available here.

Minutes of the Academy Scrutiny Committee

Should you wish to view a copy of the minutes of the ASC at this academy, please contact the Trust Governance Team, who will be able to provide you with an electronic or paper copy of the minutes.

Are you interested in becoming an academy governor?

We are looking for new governors to support our academies. Our governors work closely with their academies to support the Trust’s goal of broadening the horizons of young people through a world-class education, equipping our students with the skills and experiences to become their confident, academic best, no matter what.

If you have an interest in, and commitment to, improving education and would like to make a difference within your community, please register your interest in becoming a governor by completing our governor application form. If you have any questions about a governor’s role or responsibilities please contact us at [email protected] or review our information pack below. 


What is like being a Governor with DRET?

To understand what it is like to be a governor with us, take a look at our testimonial booklet and videos which contain insights from serving governors.

 Emma Bennett 

Angela Watts 

Stephen Platten

Garry Allen 

Governor Elections

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Governor Documents