Woodard Corporation

Rick Van Driel

The Bursar who led us into the dark

The role of any school bursar is financial prudence and sound judgement of finances. The typical job for a school Bursar is as follows: Looking at the financial accounts running up to the closure announcement of Abbots Bromley and the schools poor financial health it reads as a shocking inditement of the bursar’s roles in Read More…

Abbots Bromley School Whistleblowing
Governors Woodard Corporation


Blowing the whistle is more formally known as ‘making a disclosure in the public interest’. It is important you can do so knowing that you are protected from losing your job and/ or being victimised as a result of what you have uncovered and made public. We are wishing to hear from Staff, Governors and Read More…

Pauline Norvall Abbots Bromley School

Request to Pauline Norvall Chair of Governors.

Update on request 28.07.2019 To date no information has been forthcoming, this request has been received and read by Pauline, Heather and Simon James and they are all actively choosing to ignore the requests for the meeting minutes. × Dismiss alert Back in February, the school governing body made the decision to close the school, Read More…

Simon James Governor
Closure Announcement Governors

Simon James Governor Profile

Simon James LLB (Hons) – Consultant Solicitor Simon James was educated at Smallwood Manor and Denstone College before reading law at Hull University. He is now a consultant solicitor and works for Ansons Solicitors based in Lichfield. Simon James in his role at Anson’s solicitors in Lichfield is responsible for agriculture and rural affairs and Read More…

Richard Morse
Closure Announcement Woodard Corporation

Richard Morse, who is he?

Discussions with investors have now reached a critical stage with Woodard and the offers have been submitted and Richard Morse the chairman of Woodard is one of the key men in the decision-making process. We thought we should look into the man behind the suit and explore the rise of Richard Morse at Woodard. Richard Read More…

Closure Announcement Governors School Future Woodard Corporation

Send your complaint to Woodard and the governors

With the news that Woodard has now been approached with 3 new investment offers, we are urging all parents to contact the governors and the school governing body and if we all message them we expect a response from them. Will the Governing body and Woodard continue to support the school we are simple in Read More…

Abbots Bromley School
Closure Announcement Governors Woodard Corporation

School Closure Breach of contract

As parents, we all have contracts with Abbots Bromley School which have termination clauses. The announcements regarding the closure of the school, whilst devasting, have no direct bearing on our contracts, and indeed the closure of the school of itself would not preclude them from fulfilling these contracts for our children. At this point, I Read More…