Diocesan Board of Education

The composition of the Board of Education for this diocese is as follows:

  1. The diocesan bishop or a delegated representative
  2. Two persons nominated by the diocesan bishop
  3. The diocesan Director of Education
  4. Education Department staff representative
  5. Four or more persons co-opted by the Board
  6. Eight persons approved by diocesan synod through the Bishop’s Council.  Of these:
  • at least two must be clerks in holy orders, beneficed or licensed in the diocese
  • at least one must be a headteacher of a primary school judged to be ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted and SIAMS inspectors
  • at least one must be a headteacher of a secondary school judged to be ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted and SIAMS inspectors

Membership 2019 – 2021

Mr Tony Blackshaw (Chair)

Rt Revd Ruth Worsley (Vice Chair)

Revd Mark Smith

Edward Gregory

Revd Tobie Osmond

Joanna Stobart

Gill Stobart

Canon Dr Graham Dodds

Jean Hopegood

Ruth Young

Graham Briscoe

Steve Gillan

Sharon Roberts

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