Rayner Stephens High School Local Governing Body

The general role of the Local Governing Body is to provide the local context, challenge and support to the Headteacher and Executive Principal, ensuring the very best local provision for the community.  

Committee members

The following members serve on the Rayner Stephens High School Local Governing Body:

  • Sean Drummond (Staff Governor)
  • Aaron Garner (Parent Governor)
  • Louise King (Parent Governor)
  • Lee Mason (Academy Governor)
  • Justin McDonnell (Academy Governor - Chair)
  • John Schofield (Academy Governor)
  • Mark Storie (Staff Governor)
  • Rebecca Whitehouse (Academy Governor)


Attendance 2022/23

  Possible Actual %
Sean Drummond 2 2 100
Aaron Garner 2 2 100
Liam Kelly 2 1 50
Louise King 5 3 60
Lee Mason 5 4 80
Justin McDonnell 5 4 80
Ruksana Rasul 5 3 60
John Schofield 4 4 100
Mark Storie 5 4 80


Governors terms of office

Name Date of Appointment Term of Office Date they stepped down (if applicable) Appointed by
Ruksana Rasul 13/01/2021 4 years 12/10/2023 Trust Board
Lee Mason 13/01/2021 4 years  

Trust Board

Mark Storie 13/01/2021 4 years   Trust Board
Justin McDonnell 13/01/2021 4 years   Trust Board
Liam Kelly 27/01/2021 4 years 17/11/2022 Trust Board
Louise King 01/10/2021 4 years   Trust Board
John Schofield 17/12/2022 4 years   Trust Board
Sean Drummond 21/04/2023 4 years   Elected Staff
Aaron Garner 26/04/2023 4 years   Parent
Rebecca Whitehouse 13/12/2023 4 years   Trust Board


Register of Interests

Each governor must declare any interests that may conflict with their role with the Trust – these are recorded in the Register of Interests, which is available to view on the Trust website at:




If you would like to know more about governance at Rayner Stephens High School and Stamford Park Trust, please contact Carolyn Haigh, Head of Governance, at c.j.haigh@spt.ac.uk.

Stamford Park TrustIQMTeacher Development Award