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 Governors, Head of Cambois Primary School

Alison McAllister Williams   
Staff Governor, Headteacher
Carolyn McCafferty Parent Governor
Jen Weston Parent Governor
Sarah McGow
Safeguarding Governor
Souzy Dunn
Foundation Governor
Victoria Marriott North Tyneside Learning Trust
India Stokell North Tyneside Learning Trust
Helen Richardson
Deputy Head at Benton Dene School, Staff Governor
Vicki Houston  Co-opted Governor (Teacher at BDS)
Deb Munden Co-opted Governor 
Helen Milburn Observer, 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.