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Oak Lodge School

Local Governing Body

Oak Lodge School is a Special Academy managed by Barnet Special Education Trust, who have appointed a Local Governing Body (LGB) to the School, as a sub-committee of the Academy Trust Board. The main purpose of the LGB is to ensure that student progress and outcomes are the best they can be, to promote the safeguarding and wellbeing of the school community and to ensure compliance with all relevant regulations including equality, health and safety matters.


Term Expires

Other Committees

Julian Cole
Appointed by GB/Board
February 2025    
Janet Dobney
Appointed by Board of Trustees
August 2026 BSET Board of Trustees  
Emmet Giltrap (Chair)
Appointed by GB/Board
December 2025 BSET Finance, Audit & Risk Committee  

Dr. Ella Rachamim
Appointed by GB/Board

June 2025    
Bridget Rudder
Elected Staff Governor
November 2026    
Grace Stogdon
Appointed by GB/Board
February 2025    
Anita Talwar
Elected Parent Governor
October 2025    Resigned February 2024

Lynda Walker
Headteacher (CEO)

BSET Board of Trustees


Deepti Bal
Governance Profesional(non-voting)