Schools forum and other consultative groups

To influence schools and early years funding in Surrey, including the mainstream schools funding formula, 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. Older documents can be requested by emailing 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


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 Primaryto be confirmed
Secondary representativesSchool Email address
Fred Greaves (Governor) Oakwood
Zoe Johnson -WalkerThe Winston Churchillto be confirmed
Special representativeSchool Email address
Justin Price (Head) Freemantles School
Lisa KentManor Mead and Walton LeighTo be confirmed
Nursery representativeSchool Email address
Donna Harwood Duffy Dorking Nursery
Pupil referral unit representative (PRU)School Email address
David Euridge (Executive Head) Reigate Valley College, Wey Valley College and The Fordway Centre

PRU (maintained)Schoolemail address
Paul JacksonNW Surrey Secondary PRUto be confirmed
Academy representativesSchool Email address
Rhona Barnfield(Chair) Howard of Effingham Rhona.
Sir Andrew Carter South Farnham
Kerry Oakley Carrington School (Formerly The Warwick School)
Matthew Armstrong-Harris Rodborough School
Susan WardlowReigate School to be confirmed
Sarah KoberDarley Dene Primary Schoolto be confirmed
Elaine CooperThe Horsell Village
Joanna HastingsOttershaw C Of E Infant
Karyn HingWestfield Primary Schoolto be confirmed
Neil MillerBramley Oak School not available
Jack MayhewLearning Partners Academy Trustnot available
Paul KinderWarlingham School
Non school representativesPhase Email address
Sarah Porter Early Years (private, voluntary, independent sector) to be confirmed
Matthew Rixson Guildford Diocese
Tracy BakerSupport staff Union representative on Education Joint Committee to be confirmed
Folasade Afolabi Teacher Union representative on Education Joint Committee Secretary.
Benedict Symcox SEN (Family Voice) to be confirmed
Christine Ricketts Brooklands College(post 16 provider rep)
Joe Dunne Surrey A and B Catholic Schools

Surrey Schools Forum future meeting dates

  • Wednesday 11 May 2022 1pm
  • Tuesday 28 June 2022 1pm
  • Thursday 6 October 2022 1pm
  • Thursday 8 December 2022 1pm

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 or Fax: 01932 248 927

Vice Chair

Mary Rome, Headteacher, Philip Southcote and Southcote Centres
Sarah Wild, Headteacher Limpsfield Grange School
01932 562 326
01883 713 928
Primary phaseNameTelephone/fax

Kate Keane, Headteacher, Ewell Grove Infant School

Tel: 020 8393 4393 or Fax: 020 8786 8773

Vice Chair

Mary Ellen McCarthy, Saxon School

Tel: 01932 563035 or Fax:01932 566830

Secondary phaseNameTelephone/fax

Mr Ben Bartlett, Headteacher, Hinchley Wood School and Sixth Form Centre

Tel: 020 8398 7161 or Fax: 020 8339 3908

Vice Chair

Ros Allen, Headteacher, Rosebery School

Tel: 01372 720439 or Fax: 01372 749219