The Governing Board

The Governing Board

Chair: Mr Mario Roncaglia

Vice-Chair: Mr Steve Richardson

Vice-Chair: Mrs Jill Stevens

Clerk to the Governing Board: Mr Phil Jacques

Safeguarding Governor: Mrs Jill Stevens

SEND Governor: Mr John Seal


Governors of The Blandford School

Register of Business Interests 


The Governing Board has the following core strategic functions:

Establishing the strategic direction, by:

  • Setting the vision, values, and objectives for the school
  • Agreeing the school improvement strategy with priorities and targets
  • Meeting statutory duties

Ensuring accountability, by:

  • Appointing the Headteacher
  • Monitoring progress towards targets
  • Performance managing the Headteacher
  • Engaging with stakeholders
  • Contributing to school self-evaluation

Ensuring financial probity, by:

  • Setting the budget
  • Monitoring spending against the budget
  • Ensuring value for money is obtained
  • Ensuring risks to the organisation are managed

Record of Attendance at FGB Meetings


There are three committees that meet throughout the year. Two of them have delegated powers.


Resources Committee [6 meetings]

Record of Attendance at RC Meetings


Chair: Mr P Peplow; Vice-Chair: Mr M Richley.

The Committee is responsible for all aspects of the School’s budget and premises together with ensuring the School is compliant with both employment law and education law as applicable to employees.  Responsibility for health and safety falls to this Committee.


Standards Committee

Record of Attendance at SC Meetings

Chair: Mr S Richardson ; Vice-Chair: Mr J Seal

This Committee monitors the quality of teaching and