Governing Body

Chosen for their wealth of experience and diversity of skills, our Governing Body and sub-committees meet regularly. Through their breadth of knowledge and expertise, they help us maintain our excellent standards.


Sir Dominic Cadbury BA, MBA


Mr D Cadbury, MSc
Mr I Marshall, BA
HHJ S Thomas, LLB

Members of the Governing Body appointed by the shareholders:

Chairman: Mr M Chitty, BA
Deputy Chairman: Mrs A E S Howarth, Teacher Cert., Adv Dip.Ed.

Mrs C Diamente, MA, GCB.D
Mr T G M Downing, BA Hons
Mrs A E S Howarth, Teacher Cert., Adv Dip.Ed.
Mrs S Parveen, LLB (Hons), PGCE, LPC, MA Ed
Ms S Priest, MA MRICS
Mr C Pritchard, MA, BA, QTS, MInstLM
Miss C Robinson, BSc (Hons), GMBPsS, FCA 
Dr S Robinson, Ph. D.(Psychology), CPsychol AFBPsS
Mr G I Scott, MA (Oxon)
Mrs L Smiley, BA (Hons), ATT
Mr C Southgate, BA (HONS), MBA 

Appointed by the Laurels Association (formerly Old Girls' Association)

Ms E Hartley
Mrs A Lacey

Appointed by the Edgbaston High School Parents' Association (EHSPA)

Mrs S Awan - Chair
Mrs R Santhosh - Secretary
Mr A Ishaq - Treasurer

There are three sub-committees of the Governing Body:
Education & Welfare Committee (E&W)
Governance & Compliance Committee (G&C)
Finance & General Purposes Committee (F&GP)

You can contact the Chairman of Council c/o Mrs B Kail, Company Secretary, by emailing