School Governors

Our Governing Body was reformed in February 2020, following our conversion to Academy status with CDAT.

The Governing Body is made up of the following members:


John Mc Neil

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Hi, I live locally and am an active member of St Marks Church. If you would like to speak to me about anything to do with school please feel free to leave a message using the contact details below, or even better, I'm in school every Wednesday morning so if you are free just pop in.

Chair of Governors / Co-opted Governor

01 Feb 2021

31 Jan 2025

Amanda Hambleton
Hi, I am currently a school business manager working in schools for the last 20 years. 
I’ve got significant experience of finance, health and safety, hr and governance, both as a Governor and Clerk to Governors. 
I felt that I could use my experience to help the school and give something back.
Vice Chair of Governors / Community Governor

04 Dec 2023

03 Dec 2027

Andy Bull A Bull.jpg Foundation Governor

04 Dec 2023

03 Dec 2027

Sarah Turner   Parent Governor

16 May 2023

15 May 2027

Rachael Pritchard


As a dedicated parent with over 8 years of involvement in our school community and two children currently enrolled, I am deeply committed to fostering its success.

In my professional role as an EPEC Hub Coordinator at SMBC, I empower Stockport parents to facilitate parent groups, aligning with my passion for supporting educational excellence and ensuring every child has access to diverse opportunities for growth and learning.

Parent Governor (appointed)

04 Dec 2023

03 Dec 2027

Charlotte Dugdale I have been at Bredbury St narks for a number of years and have loved being part of its growth and development.  Our children are unique and being a staff governor allows me to share first hand the strengths and needs to ensure they get the best education possible.  Staff Governor (maternity leave since June 2023)

01 Dec 2020

30 Nov 2024

Angela Gray

I have been working within the Education sector for 10+ years in non-teaching roles, particularly concerning data, reporting and assessment.

I’m hopeful that my knowledge and experience can help and support the whole St Marks community to Dream Big!”

Co-Opted Governor

04 Dec 2023

03 Dec 2027

Emma Harding   Headteacher



If you would like the contact details of the Chair of Governors please contact the school office on: 0161 430-3418 or email:













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