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Governing Body Structure

Potens Board
Nicki Stadames (Chief Operating Officer) – Chair
John Farragher (Exec. Chairman)
Tom Arnold (Finance Director)
Lisa Alcorn (Director of Operations)


Advisory Board
Lesley Mellor – Dorset Parent Carer
LA representative
Local Business Representative
Sue Stirk – Area Manager
Sue Hoxey – Executive Headteacher


Senior Leadership Team
Sue Hoxey (Executive Headteacher)
Kate Shaw (Headteacher)


Board of Proprietors Advisory Board Senior Leadership Team
Nicki Stadames
• Chair, Health & Safety
John Farragher
• Property
Tom Arnold
• Director of Finance
Lisa Alcorn
• Educational standards
• Children’s welfare
• Safeguarding DSL
• Parent partnership
• Business partnership
• Local authority partnership
• Local school / college partnership
• Equality and diversity
Sue Hoxey
• Quality of Provision
• Achievement
Kate Shaw
• Day-to-day school management

For more information on Potens can be found here.
You can contact us using the contact information here.
*Associated Governance Policy and Procedure in draft design currently.

Potens has multiple agencies in various locations around England and Northern Ireland offering suitable accommodation, supported living, domiciliary care and respite or short breaks. Please see our locations page for more information about services in your area, or please contact us to find out more. If you'd like to make a referral, please go here

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