About us

BSC was founded by a group of trustees and Jane Gillis.
Jane Gillis and Liz Ogborne are BSC Consultants.
They are both experienced school teachers who have also worked for churches as school community workers.

About us

BSC was founded by a group of trustees and Jane Gillis.
Jane Gillis and Liz Ogborne are BSC Consultants.
They are both experienced school teachers who have also worked for churches as school community workers.

Consultants

Jane Gillis

Jane trained and worked as a Geography teacher for several years. She then worked for 8 years at Christ Church in Clifton, Bristol, as their Children’s Minister and School Community worker. Jane also runs a Forest School business called SG Forest School. She loves being outdoors and exploring wild places with her husband Andy, friends, family and miniature schnauzer Billy!

Jane Gillis

Jane trained and worked as a Geography teacher for several years. She then worked for 8 years at Christ Church in Clifton, Bristol, as their Children’s Minister and School Community worker. Jane also runs a Forest School business called SG Forest School. She loves being outdoors and exploring wild places with her husband Andy, friends, family and miniature schnauzer Billy!

Liz Ogborne

Liz worked as a primary school teacher for 11 years and then as RE Advisory Teacher for South Gloucestershire. She ran Redland Education Centre at Redland Parish Church for 8 years providing RE enrichment through trails, prayer spaces and lessons to primary and secondary schools. She is married to Jon and they have two children. Liz loves running, playing netball and funky music.

Liz Ogborne

Liz worked as a primary school teacher for 11 years and then as RE Advisory Teacher for South Gloucestershire. She ran Redland Education Centre at Redland Parish Church for 8 years providing RE enrichment through trails, prayer spaces and lessons to primary and secondary schools. She is married to Jon and they have two children. Liz loves running, playing netball and funky music.

Trustees

Treasurer

Tony Miles

Chair of Trustees

Wendy Massey

Trustee

Jo Hewitt

Trustee – Responsible for Safeguarding

Colin Havill

Treasurer

Treasurer

Colin Havill

Treasurer

Connections

BSC has good connections with a range of organisations, churches and individuals across the Bristol area. When appropriate we work in partnership with them. These include:

  • Bristol Diocese
  • Müllers
  • Prayer Spaces in Schools
  • Christ Church, Clifton
  • B&A Church, St Andrews
  • Alma Church, Clifton
  • Revd Dr Howard Worsley, Vice Principal, Trinity College, Bristol

Values

BSC is a Christian charity that aims to work in less resourced areas of Bristol. Our values include:

Relationship – we love developing and facilitating the development of enriching, positive relationships.

Community – we believe in community as a place of connection and shared responsibility.

Collaboration – we highly value people working together for the benefit of their community.

Professionalism – we believe in doing things well, in line with best practice.

Creativity – we love fun and imaginative ways of working.

Policies

BSC believe in doing things well, in line with best practice.

Click on any of the policies and documents below to view and download.