Our Governors

Hanford School Dorset Board of Governors

Hanford has a skilled board of governors who play an important role in the running of the school. In September 2023 Hanford joined Sherborne School for Girls  in an exciting new partnership. The governors listed below assist in both schools’ governance, planning their strategic objectives, safeguarding their financial health and ensuring they are compliant with all legal requirements.

Academic Year 2023 – 24

Mrs Louise Hall (Chair)

Ms Juliet Blanch

Dr Steven Connors

Mrs Sally Craig-McFeely

Canon Nicki Edwards

The Rt Revd Karen Gorham

Mrs Amanda Harris

Mrs Amanda Hughes

Mr Robin Leach

Mrs Jo Massey

Mrs Kate Saker

Mr Martin Scott

Mr Matthew Taylor

Dr Paul Williams

Mrs Maria Wingield Digby

Mr Stephen Wingfield Digby – honorary governor (Life President)

Mr Nicholas Wordie


The Governors with lead responsibility for Safeguarding are Canon Nicki Edwards and Mrs Kate Saker.

The Governing Body can be contacted in writing via the Bursar, Fiona Clapp, at Sherborne School for Girls:

Sherborne Girls, Bradford Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3QN.