Tel. 01274 302400


The Board of Governors work with the Principal and the Senior Leadership Team to oversee the strategic direction of the Academy. Acting as a critical friend, whilst holding our professional colleagues to account for all aspects of Academy performance, ensuring the highest standards of education for our students.

All that we do is underpinned by a living Christian ethos and the Board of Governors have the responsibility to ensure that this ethos is developed and maintained within the Academy.

All of our Governors have been appointed for what they can contribute to the Academy and because they are fully committed to having the Academy, students, families and staff at the heart of everything we do.

We are privileged to be able to contribute and serve in this way.

Philip Turner
Chair, Board of Governors.

Parent Governor Nomination Form

To contact the Chair of Governors, Philip Turner, please email Ms Sharon Oxtoby at  Please make your correspondence clearly for the attention of the Chair.

Please select the link below to view the full list of Governors:

Governor Biography October 2017

Please select the link below to view the full list of Governors and the Register of Interest 2016:


Events and News from BFA

Student Musical – Auditions Auditions for the Bradford Forster Academy musical ‘Back to the 80’s’ will be held on Tuesday 12th September and Thursday 14th September between 3.00 and 4.15pm. The auditions are open to all students – no experience necessary! The students will be…

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Enrichment at BFA

Our new term sees new extra-curricular Enrichment activities on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays from 3.00-4.00pm (with the exception of Show Rehearsals which runs 3pm – 4:30pm). These sessions are a fantastic opportunity for our pupils to enjoy a range of different and perhaps new areas…

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Dates for your Diary

Upcoming Events 2017 – 18 AUTUMN TERM Academy re-opens for Year 7 students           Tuesday 5th September 2017 Academy re-opens for Year 8 students           Wednesday 6th September 2017 School Musical Auditions                 …

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Letters Home

Please find below some of the letters that were posted home or sent home with students. If you have any queries or require a paper copy of any of these letters please contact the office on 01274 302400. Letters 19.09.17 E-Safety Event 12.9.17 Enrichment Cycle…

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