PHAB representatives play a key role in shaping education strategy and services across Bristol, through consultative groups and working parties, ensuring that the voices of Headteachers are heard. Representatives report back to the Executive committee at termly meetings.
If you would like to contact any of the representatives, you can email them directly via 'The Executive' page, or by contacting Rob Davies at
Learning City Partnership Tim Browse
Bristol Learning City brings together over 70 local partners committed to creating and promoting learning opportunities for everyone, of all ages and from all communities, in every part of the city. The partnerships current priorities are:
Post 16 pathways and work experience
Improve outcomes for children with Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
Education workforce – recruitment and retention
Race Equality in Education Group
Excellence in Schools group Tim Browse, Jack Lacey and Sarah Allen
The EIS Group focusses on improving:
Outcomes for children and young people
Successful and innovative practice
Sustainable partnerships and system leadership capacity
Support and improvement for schools
Children and Families Partnership Board Lucy Driver & TBC
The Children and Families Partnership Board is a high level strategic body focused on the planning, commissioning and delivery of services that promote the health and well-being of children and families in Bristol, and safeguard the vulnerable.
Schools Forum Kaye Palmer-Greene, Simon Holmes
The Schools Forum is a statutory body comprising mainly of headteachers and governors from Bristol. It considers proposals drawn up by the council to allocate the funding received by Bristol City Council from the Department for Education earmarked for education.
Recruitment and Retention Task Group Nicky McMahon
This group aims to address issues around recruitment and retention of teachers and school leaders in Bristol, and the wellbeing of school staff.
Complex Needs Group Kaye Palmer-Greene
Attendance Board TBC
Early Years Partnership Board Simon Holmes
Safeguarding Board Sue Ramsay
Inclusion in Education Group TBC