The Corporation is responsible for the overall functioning of the College. It oversees the college’s strategic direction, financial performance and quality of service provided to learners and the community.

The Corporation Board is made up of highly experienced individuals, who have extensive experience in management across industry, business, law, finance and the community, as well as students and staff. The Board meets to discuss to the college’s strategy and its progress on key performance matters.

The Corporation also has a number of committees that provide more detailed scrutiny and support to specific aspects of College’s work.

Governors also play an active role in college life through support and advice, as well as attending events and promoting the good work the college does in the community. All governors are unpaid volunteers who come from a range of backgrounds and are elected for a term at a time.

The governing body is seeking to recruit new governors. If you are interested in finding out more and would like an informal discussion please contact David Round, Director of Governance – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Mr Ian Comfort


The Governing Body

In Attendance

Executive Management Team

Clerk to the Corporation 

Instrument and Articles of Government

Revised 17 October 2018 {link}

Standing Orders

Approved 13 February 2019 {link}

Code of Conduct for Governors

Revised 08 July 2016 (link)

Annual Report and Financial Statements

Financial Reports

Code of Good Governance

The Corporation has adopted the Code of Good Governance for English Colleges (link)

Role Descriptions for Governors

Approved (link)

Register of Interests

Guidance and form (links)