In accordance with the Academies Act 2010, One In A Million Free School (OIAMFS) is a Charitable Company Limited by Guarantee, incorporated on 27th March 2012. It has a two-tier structure consisting of (Academy Trust) Members and Directors (Governors’).

OIAMFS Academy Trust are the sponsors of the school. They retains ownership of the vision of the school and ensures it is upheld. The local Governing Body is delegated with a clearly defined role and responsibility to govern the overall performance of the school.

The Governing Body upholds a strong focus on 3 core, strategic functions:-

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction.
  • Holding the Principal and other senior leaders to account for the educational performance of the school and its students including quality of teaching, student achievement, behaviour and safety.
  • Whilst overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure it secures value for money that supports the best outcomes for its students.

OIAMFS Governing Body consists of a high calibre of individuals who are experts in their field of work from business, sports, education and enterprise. These individuals include:-



Mark Hughes

One In A Million Charity (Executive)

Rachel Jacobs

Leading Children Limited (Founder, Managing Director)

Mark Pilling

Siemens PLC (European Sales Director)

Philip Grant

OIAM Free School (Principal)

Chris Schofield

Schofield Sweeney Solicitors (Chairman)

David Baldwin

Burnley Football Club (CEO)

Nick Aldridge

Barclays Bank (Relationship Director)

Roxy Daniells

OIAM Free School (Business Manager)

Sharron Mikkelsen

Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) (Executive Officer).

Steve Hawthorn-Emmett

Get Set Web Limited (Managing Director)

Rob Moon

Bermar Building Co Ltd (Managing Director)

Richard White


Former Ofsted Inspector

You may also find the following documents helpful:
Scheme Of Delegation 2016-17
Governors Register of Interests 2016-17

Year End Accounts: 2016, 201520142013

To contact the Chairman of Governors please contact the school directly: Chair of Governors, One In A Million Free School, Cliffe Terrace, Bradford, BD8 7DX or email