Heart of Mercia Multi Academy Trust has appointed a new Interim Independent Chair of the Local Governing Board at JKHS and Sixth Form Centre.

Ross-on-Wye resident, Mr Paul Deneen OBE JP DL has been appointed as the new Interim Independent Chair of The Local Governing Board at the school.

He said: “I am very much looking forward to working with them and with the excellent team of governors. It will be important for all of us to do all we can to support each and every student, so as to ensure we deliver the vision of a happy, healthy and successful school which benefits all. I believe that we can also look at further opportunities to develop links between the community and the school.”