Benton Dene Schools

Benton Dene Schools

Our Governors

The Governing body meet on several occasions each year and have sub committees for staffing, health and safety, curriculum and finance. Governors carry out a programme of visits within school to monitor and support the work going on.  They manage the school budget and bring support and challenge to the Headteacher and the work in school in order to help us to continuously improve.

Our Governors are:

Marianne Allan


Chair of Govenors/Parent Governor

Head of Cambois Primary School

Daley Barber-Allan


Headteacher at Thomas Bewick School

Co-opted Governor 


Alison McAllister Williams   
Staff Governor Headteacher
Mark Beverley Trust Governor/Vice Chair
Ele Dobson

Head Teacher at Greenfields School

Parent Governor

Tracy Bell Co-opted Governor
Susanne Wood

Foundation Governor

Lead Family Liaison Officer, Longbenton College

Kerry Clegg Foundation Governor
Helen Richardson

Assistant Head at Talbot House

Local Authority Governor

Safeguarding Governor

Karen Hamilton Staff Governor
Moira Banks

Staff Senior Lead Governor

Deputy Head

Helen Milburn


Assistant Head

Associate members of the Governing Body

Sue Wilson Lead Teacher in Language and Communication Team


Our Governing Body is currently complete. However, any vacancies that arise will appear here, and on the "working with us" page. If you wish to contact Mrs Allan, Chair of Governors, please do so via the school.