The Board of Directors of Peterborough Diocese Education Trust is the overall governance body and is accountable for theTrust. Local governing bodies, who are called Academy Governance Committees (AGCs), are committees to which the Directors have chosen to delegate some specific responsibilities. AGCs engage with their local community and carry out the following role.

Vision and Values

To monitor and support the academy in:

  • pursuance of the Trust’s vision of ‘working together for each child to realise their God given potential to flourish’;
  • setting an academy specific vision and values, aligned with the Trust’s and Church of England’s vision; and
  • ‘living out’ its specific vision and values.

Meet the AGC Governors

Mr Ashley Bishop - Chair of Governors

Mrs Shirley Wong - Clerk

Mrs Rebecca Osborne - Executive Head Teacher

Mr Marcus Miller

Mrs Sarah Sanders

Mr Daniel Angel

Mrs Lisa Witheyman – Head of School

For details of what the Academy Governance Committee do, see Information - Governance.

The AGC meets at least once each term. 

To contact the Chair of Governors, or the AGC, please contact the school office.

Governor Profiles

Ashley Bishop

Ashley joined as a Foundation Governor in October 2018, becoming Chair of Governors in 2019.

A member of the senior management team at Royal & Derngate Northampton and having worked in the arts and culture sector for the past 9 years he is an advocate of creative learning, ensuring that the arts play an important role in the development of children and young people.

Daniel Angel

Daniel joined us as a Foundation Governor in October 2018, having supported previously his local infants school as part of the Parents & Teachers Association, and currently serves our school as Vice Chair of the Ethics & Ethos Committee. Daniel is also a practising Christian and active within his community, serving previously as a Deacon for Several years and supporting a local charity as a Trustee.

Having worked within the energy and utilities sector for almost 20 years, he now works within public sector, as a senior manager within a team developing major UK infrastructure projects.  He is a Chartered Engineer, and during his career has held a number of senior and responsible roles.

Daniel is passionate that all children deserve a good education, which is inclusive to all, and that the Christian values of our school can help provide a sound basis for our children and their young developing young minds and to help us all  to be considerate and supportive of one another.

Sarah Sanders

Sarah joined Collingtree Primary as a foundation Governor in June 2018. She has worked in communications since finishing university almost 20 years ago! Sarah currently works in a senior management position for an arm’s length government body so has extensive experience in government strategy and policy – she also holds a position as a diversity and inclusion champion.

Sarah is extremely committed to ensuring that all children have access to an excellent learning environment which is both safe and nurturing.



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Our Aims

  • Use number and language effectively
  • Develop enquiry, rationality, and logical questioning and argument
  • Acquire knowledge and skills relevant to the world
  • Have respect and tolerance for others
  • Understand the inter-dependencies of the world
  • Appreciate the achievements and aspirations of others

Our Principles

The Christian Principles of Care, Respect and Understanding permeate all aspects of school life.

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Tel: 01604 761469