Schools forum and other consultative groups

To influence how the schools funding formula is developed, if you are a headteacher, governor or have another direct interest, you can contact your:

Future meeting dates and recent Surrey schools forum agendas, minutes and decisions made can be found below. All meetings of the schools forum are open to the public, however, as accommodation is limited it would be helpful if those wishing to attend could advise us in advance (see contact details on meeting agendas).

The Surrey schools forum


Constitution of the Surrey Schools Forum (PDF)

Primary representativesSchool Email address
Kate Keane (Head) Ewell Grove Infant and Nursery School
Susan Chrysanthou (Head) Furzefield Primary
Claire Mcconnell Bisley C of E Primary
Katie Aldred (Head) Bagshot Infant School
Geoffrey Hackett (Governor) Burpham Primary School
Steph Neale (Governor) St Pauls Catholic Primary 
Secondary representativesSchool Email address
Fred Greaves (Governor) Oakwood
Special representativeSchool Email address
Justin Price (Head) Freemantles School
Lisa Kent (Governor)

Federation of Manor Mead and Walton Leigh schools
Nursery representativeSchool Email address
Donna Harwood Duffy Dorking Nursery
Pupil referral unit representativeSchool Email address
David Euridge (Executive Head) Reigate Valley College, Wey Valley College and The Fordway Centre

Academy representativesSchool Email address
Rhona Barnfield Howard of Effingham Rhona.
Sir Andrew Carter South Farnham
Kerry Oakley The Warwick School
Matthew Armstrong-Harris Rodborough School
Kate Carriett George Abbot School
Ruth Murton Thamesmead School
Elaine CooperThe Horsell Village
Joanna HastingsOttershaw C Of E Infant
Nicky Mann Wallace Fields Infant School
Neil MillerBramley Oak School  
Gavin DuttonPirbright Village Primary
Paul KinderWarlingham School
Non school representativesPhase Email address
Sue Lewis Early Years (private, voluntary, independent sector)  
Jonathan Gambier Guildford Diocese
Tamsin Honeybourne Teacher Union reps on Education Joint Committee
Folasade Afolabi Teacher Union reps on Education Joint Committee Secretary.
Benedict Symcox SEN (Family Voice)  
Christine Ricketts Brooklands College(post 16 provider rep)
Joe Dunne Surrey A & B Catholic Schools

Surrey Schools Forum future meeting dates

  • Thursday 7 October 2021 1pm Virtual meeting on Teams
  • Tuesday 7 December 2021 1pm venue to be confirmed

Note: meetings will continue to be virtual by default, but members will consider at the end of each meeting whether the next meeting will be face to face or virtual.

Surrey school forum meeting agendas, papers, minutes and decisions

Previous schools forum meeting minutes are available from David Green, Woodhatch Place, Cockshot Hill, Reigate, Surrey RH2 8EF or email:

Schools phase councils

The schools phase councils is another body that considers potential changes to the funding formula. Make representations to your relevant primary, secondary or special phase council contacts.

Special phaseNameTelephone/fax


Mark Bryant
Executive Head Teacher
The Federation of Manor Mead
and Walton Leigh School

Tel: 01932 241 834

Fax: 01932 248 927

Vice Chair

To be advised To be advised
Primary phaseNameTelephone/fax

Kate Keane


Ewell Grove Infant School

Tel: 020 8393 4393

Fax: 020 8786 8773

Vice Chair

Mary Ellen McCarthy

Saxon School

Tel: 01932 563035

Fax:01932 566830

Secondary phaseNameTelephone/fax

Mr Ben Bartlett


Hinchley Wood School and Sixth Form Centre

Tel: 020 8398 7161

Fax: 020 8339 3908

Vice Chair

Ros Allen


Rosebery School

Tel: 01372 720439

Fax: 01372 749219

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