Our Governing Body

The governing body has a range of duties and powers and a general responsibility for the conduct of the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement. Each member sits on at least one of the following committees:

  • Education

  • Finance & General Purposes

  • Wellbeing


The Skinners’ Academy governing body consists of members of the Skinners’ Company, local community, parents, staff governors and includes:


Ms Jocelyn Mitchell – Chair of Governors

Associate Governor


Mr James Clark – Vice Chairman

F&GP Committee Chair

Health & Safety Lead

Foundation Governor


Mr Christopher Dearie – Vice Chairman

Education Committee Chair

Foundation Governor


Ms Christina Bankes – Parent Governor

Safeguarding Lead Governor

Wellbeing Committee Chair


Foundation Governors

Mr Tim Haynes

Ms Belinda Hitchins

Mr Billy Whitbread

Professor Mark Wickham-Jones

Mr Evan Price – SEN Lead Governor


Associate Governors

Ms Christina Bankes (Parent Governor) – Wellbeing Committee Chair

Ms Sarah Caton


Authority Governor

Mr Anton Francic


Staff Governors

Mr Martin Bienvenu (Support staff governor)

Mr Matt Dunston (Teaching staff governor)

Skinners' Academy

Woodberry Grove, London N4 1SY


Phone: 020 8800 7411

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