Ben is a Parent Governor and was elected by the parents of the school to that position in 2013. In September 2016 he was elected as Chair of the Governing Body. As Chair he works in close partnership with the Senior Leadership Team of the school to promote and maintain high standards of educational achievement at the school. He also ensures that the Governing Body: sets a clear vision, ethos and strategic direction for the school; holds the senior leaders of the school to account for the educational performance of its pupils and for the performance management of its staff; has oversight of the financial performance of the school to ensure effective use of the school’s resources; and achieves the aims and ambitions it has for its pupils. Ben is also Vice-Chair of the Personnel Committee.