Structure, Governance, Ambition

Our governing body holds strong expertise in deaf education and school governance. In their role as critical advocates they regularly visit the school, ensuring oversight of progress and spending time with children and staff to seek their views and wishes.

In collaboration with the the Headteacher and two Deputy Headteachers the Governing Body is determined to realise the school's ambition to be the best outstanding provider of education and care for deaf children and young people.


Senior Leaders

Headteacher - Paul Burrows
Deputy Headteacher - Rachael Irgi
Deputy Headteacher - Kam Banga

Our vision

Governing Body

Janet Hall and Heather Flockton Co- chair our Governing Body

Our Governing Body


Meet our Trustees

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Royal School for the Deaf Derby,
180 Ashbourne Road,
DE22 3BH

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