Governor membership

Membership of Academy Committee (AC)

  • All governors attend Academy Committee meetings
    Remit: To ensure the best possible education outcomes are achieved by all students in the academy and to ensure full financial regulatory compliance and the most efficient use of all income and resources across the academy.
RoleGovernor in post
Chair of governorsTo be appointed at the meeting on 1st December 2020. Temporary chair is Mr Stephen Wilds
Vice Chair of GovernorsTo be be appointed at the meeting on 1st December 2020.
Senior PrincipalMr Gareth Letton
PrincipalMrs Rebecca Hurley
Member nameType of governorAppointedEnd of termSpecific /Additional Role[s] /PT Membership
Mr Alastair MurrayAppointed12/12/201811/12/2022Link Governor Health and Safety
Mr Simon BakerParent09/10/201908/10/2023Link Governor Health and Safety
Mrs Amanda PalfreymanStaff08/12/201807/12/2022
Mrs Jane GawthorpeAppointed25/09/201824/09/2022Link Governor: Early Years/SEND
Mrs Fiona SimpsonAppointed18/06/201917/06/2023Link Governor: Pupil Premium
Mr Stephen WildsAppointed10/12/201910/12/2023Temporary Chair of Governors appointed to on 22/9/2020 prior to elections on 1/12/2020

Declarations of interest: pecuniary/business

NameName/nature of pecuniary/business interest declaredType of business
Mr A MurrayG Mudford & Sons LtdMarquees
Mrs A PalfreymanNo external business interest declared/member of staff
Mr S BakerNHS HealthcareNHS
Mrs J GawthorpeEarly years specialist teacherEducation
Mrs F Simpson7th Retford Scout GroupCharity
Mr S WildsNo external business interest declared

Senior leaders/staff who contribute

NameName/ nature of pecuniary/ business interest declaredType of business
Mrs Rebecca Hurley
Academy Principal
No external business interest declared/member of staff
Mr Gareth Letton
Senior Principal
No external business interest declared/member of staff
Ms Rhianne Chambers
Clerk to the Academy Committee
No external business interest declared/member of staff

Members who resigned/ end of term during previous 12 months

Full nameDate of appointmentDate of resignation
Ms Claire Staley08/05/1617/07/2020
Mrs K Merrills26/08/1614/09/2020

Attendance at meetings of Local Academy Boards and Portfolio Teams

NameMeetingAttendance Record
Academic Year 2019/20
No. in year*
Attendance Record
Academic Year 2019/20
No. attended*
Mrs K MerrillsAcademy Committee Meeting44
Ms C StaleyAcademy Committee Meeting44
Mr S WildsAcademy Committee Meeting22
Mr A MurrayAcademy Committee Meeting44
Mrs F SimpsonAcademy Committee Meeting44
Mrs J GawthorpeAcademy Committee Meeting43
Mr S BakerAcademy Committee Meeting43
Mrs A PalfreymanAcademy Committee Meeting44

*Please note meetings ended in March 2020 due to COVID-19

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