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Local Governing Body

Governors play a vital role in ensuring the best possible education for every student by creating a robust accountability for our college leaders, ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction, hold the Principal to account for the educational performance of the college and its students, the performance management of staff and oversee the financial performance of the college and making sure its money is well spent.

KAB/KAO Local Governing Body

Chair of Governors - Mark Ducker OBE

King's Academy Binfield and King's Academy Oakwood are delighted that Mark Ducker OBE is our Chair of Governors.

Mark is currently Chief Executive of the STEP Academy Trust, having previously been an Ofsted ‘outstanding’ headteacher.

As a local parent Mark has a keen interest in establishing KAB and KAO as outstanding academies and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. 

Currently serving with Mark on the LGB are:

Dr William Tong - Governor

Jo Davis - Staff Governor

Nicolas Braud - Parent Governor

Niaz Quatan - Parent Governor

Emma Butcher - Parent (Trust) Governor

Lisa Palk - Parent Governor

Mohammad Sabuj - Parent Governor

Katie Moore - Headteacher

Carrie Bendix - Clerk to the Governing Body


If you are interested in applying to join our Local Governing Body please contact Carrie Bendix at