The Board of Trustees is responsible for seven key work areas in the school, which are:

  • development and ongoing review of the school charter.

  • monitoring and reviewing your school’s progress.

  • putting in place a policy framework.

  • employing the principal.

  • managing assets.

  • ensuring your school’s legal compliance.

  • implementing the National Education Guidelines

The Ashburton Borough School Board of Trustees is a skilled governing body that has a wide range of expertise and contribute in a positive manner to all facets of school life. An emphasis has been put on achieving a wide range of policy statements that give direction and guidelines for most situations. There is an underlying concern for staff and pupil welfare. The school enjoys a very harmonious relationship with its Board of Trustees.

ABS charter 2019.docx



Howard Ross


Hilary Boyce


Anna Harper

(Teacher representative)

Jeremy Adamson

Simon Reed

Fafita Satui

Ange Leadley


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2021 annual report ABS.pdf

Annual Report