Governors About Us

Hamilton College is an Educational Charity owned by Christian Schools (Scotland) Limited.

Our Board of Governors add an extra dimension to the expertise available in the running of Hamilton College.  Governors contribute additional skills to our educational setting, offering support and advice to the Senior Leadership Team and also shape the future strategy of the school. The Governors of Hamilton College are responsible for the entire operation, in terms of strategy, policy, performance, educational provision, facilities and have a “duty of care” to pupils, parents and staff within the scope of the school policies.

Our Governors come from various backgrounds and together provide valuable input for our School.

Some have commercial backgrounds or have experience in education, while others are parents of pupils or former pupils themselves, who wish to have greater involvement in shaping the future of Hamilton College.  All of our Governors are committed Christians.

Board of Governors:

Chair of the Board - Mrs P Simpson OBE
Former Company Director, Convener of the South Lanarkshire Area Support Team for the Children’s Hearing system and Secretary to the Head of Junior School in a large independent school.  Mrs Simpson also has grandchildren at the School.

Vice Chair of the Board - Mrs M Cunningham
Former Head of Hamilton College Junior School.

Rev R Blackman
The local Parish Minister, a trustee of several local and national charities, and formerly a Manager for NHS Mental Health services.

Mrs S Law 
Qualified solicitor who is a former pupil and parent of two Junior School children. 

Mr S McQuade
A Chartered Accountant who is Chief Financial Officer of the UK's largest independent hospitality companies.

Mrs M A McMahon
Former Teacher of English and Religious Education.  Deputy Headteacher with responsibility for Pupil Support and Support for Learning. Enterprise, Inclusive Policies and Child Protection Lead.

Currently Depute Area Convenor for the Area Support Team, South Lanarkshire, Children's Hearing System, Scotland.

Mr W Craig
Former Procurator Fiscal Depute and parent of former pupils.

Mr J McClafferty 
Locality Reporter Manager with the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration.


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