Governing Body Roles and Responsibilities –  2018/2019


Role and Background

Focus on Governing Body

David Adams

Headteacher at Hall Green School and member of South Network Board

Contact at Hall Green School, Southam Road, Hall Green, B28 0AA – 0121 628 8787

Chair of Governors– Focus Financial Matters

Nicola Redhead

Headteacher at REACH, appointed January 2013 and took over management of the existing network provision in April 2013. REACH passed the pre-opening Ofsted in July 2013.


Keely Phillips

Family Support Worker at REACH, supports students on managed move placements through the sharing panel process and is a Personal Tutor to students at REACH.

Staff representative

Bernadette Przybek

Headteacher at Kings Heath Boys School and Director at REACH School. Chair of South Network Exec and Board

Vice Chair of Governors – Focus Teaching and Learning/Behaviour and Attendance and SEN. 

Tim Boyes

Birmingham Education Partnership’s CEO. Prior to this Tim was Headteacher at Queensbridge School


Malcom Weaver

Engineer by profession and has project managed work at Jaguar, currently self-employed in delivering training and is a registered inspector for Ofsted and can therefore bring analytical skills and knowledge of the education sector. Passionate about the outdoors and is keen to find out more and support the ‘challenge day’ element of the curriculum. 

Community Co-opted Governor – Focus Safeguarding/Health and Safety

Rick Miles

Although Rick has no direct experience in school governance or education, he has a wealth of experience in the public sector with the NHS. He has worked extensively in health governance, public participation, policy development and analysis. Rick is currently self-employed but continues to work with the NHS and is a charity trustee with two primary healthcare settings. 

Community Co-opted Governor.

Focus-Financial Matters/Health and Safety

Articles of Association


Funding Agreement