Governing Body

The University Technical College Norfolk Governing Body are:

  • Ben Milner (Chair) – UEA
  • Emma Palik (Headteacher)
  • Roger Bennington – Long Stratton Motor Group
  • Nicola Finch – Safe STS Ltd
  • Julie Schofield – UEA
  • Steve Love
  • Jean Wilcox
  • Amy Hanton - Parent
  • Abbas Maqbool - John Innes

Profiles of all our governors can be found here

Further details of attendance etc. can be found here

The Role of Governor

Within England, there are over 300,000 School/Academy Governors, who form the largest volunteer force in the country. The roles of individual Governors, and subsequently members of a Governing Body, work collectively to perform a strategic role and carry out key functions such as:

  • Discuss and set the aims and objectives for the Academy.
  • Set the required policies for achieving those aims and objectives.
  • Set the required targets for achieving those aims and objectives.
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress that the Academy is making towards its set aims and objectives.

Finally, the role of role of the Academy Governor is to be a source of challenge and support to the Headteacher, i.e. a ‘critical friend.’

The Governing Body may be contacted by:

Letter – c/o UTCN, Old Hall Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 6FF

Governance Key Documents