Barnes Wallis Academy is governed by an Academy Scrutiny Committee.

Our governors are:

Principal - Mr James Scarrott

DRET Appointed Governor - Chris Blanchard (Chair)

DRET Appointed Governor - Debbie Bollard (Vice Chair)

DRET Appointed Governor - Alexandra Clarkson

Parent Governor - Jane Mersh

Parent Governor - Cal Smith

Staff Governor - David Wilkinson

Staff Governor - Sarah Swann

Clerk - Christopher Clarke 


Individual Governor Roles

Health & Safety and Student Voice - Chris Blanchard

Parent Voice - Alexandra Clarkson


Contacting a Governor

To contact a governor, please contact the DRET Governor Services Team by emailing


Scheme of Delegation

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


Minutes of the Academy Scrutiny Committee

Should you wish to view a copy of the minutes of the ASC at this academy, please contact the DRET Governor Services Team who will be able to provide you with an electronic or paper copy of the minutes.


Interested in becoming a Governor at this Academy?

Please contact the DRET Governor Services Team if you would like to apply to become a governor by emailing