Sir David Amess MP

Bob Hellen

Garry Lowen

Heather Oram

Ian Hay

Kate Baynes

Bob Hellen

Frances Gretton

Graham Lane

Steven Levy

Alan Murkin

Cheryl Woolf

Cheryl Woolf 

CEO & Executive Headteacher to West Leigh Junior School

 Richard Queenborough

Director of Learning

Carly Hay

Media & Communications Manager

 Rebecca Oakes

Emotional, Wellbeing and Inclusion


Jo Jarvis

Director of Finance

Russell Sampson

Facilities Manager

Jenny Titford

HR Officer

Julie Lapslie

Clerk to Trustees


Each school will be governed by a Local Governing Body (LGB) holding to account the Headteachers and Heads of School and reporting to the Trustees’ Board.

Trustee Attendance August 2019

Legal & Financial documents

Legal, Financial and Supplementary funding documents can be found below.
If you require a document you are unable to locate, please get in touch using the contact us page.


June 27, 2019

Our More Able Mathematicians in Year 2 enjoyed an amazing day on Thursday 27th June when Nick from JuniorSTEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) came to visit us and carry out some fantastic Lego Robotics workshops.  The children had a great time develo...

June 24, 2019

On Monday the 17th  June, Year 5 went on an educational visit to St Mary’s Church and Prittlewell Priory. We were very fortunate with the weather as it was a sunny day so the children and adults were in good spirits.  When we were working in the church with the on-site...

May 17, 2019

On Monday 13th May 8 year 2 children went to Garons Park to compete in the Southend Primary Sports Association Quad Kids Competition, a multi-skill athletics event.

There were 8 schools competing to become top team (boys and girls) and top individual (boy and girl).


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