Charnwood College
Charnwood College@CharnwoodColl


Charnwood College is governed by a Local Governing Body.

Our governors are:

Principal - Alastair O'Connor

DRET Appointed Governor - Stephen Dorrell (Chair)

DRET Appointed Governor - Dave Foord

DRET Appointed Governor - Steven Corbett

DRET Appointed Governor - Dr Ayodeji Akiwowo

DRET Appointed Governor - Shehzad Salim

DRET Appointed Governor - Mohammed Hanif Asmal

Parent Governor - Louise Squires

Parent Governor - Matthew Frost

Staff Governor (maternity leave from Easter) - Katrina Rodriguez

Staff Governor - Jodie Smith 

Staff Governor - Nicole Barfield

Clerk - Teresa Elkin


Governor Assigned Roles

Health and Safety - Louise Squires

Safeguarding - Louise Squires 


Committee memberships

Finance and General Purpose - Principal, Louise Squires and Stephen Dorrell (Chair)


Contacting a Governor

To contact a governor, please phone or email the academy directly who will pass on your enquiry to the relevant governor.


Scheme of Delegation

Information about the David Ross Education Trust's scheme of delegation is available here.


Minutes of Local Governing Body meetings

Should you wish to view a copy of the minutes of the Local Governing Body at this academy, please contact the academy directly who will pass on your request to the Clerk who will be able to provide you with an electronic or paper copy of the minutes.


Interested in becoming a Governor at this Academy?

If you’d like to know more about the role of a governor at this academy and are considering joining the Local Governing Body, please contact DRET Governor Services by emailing