Who are the governors?

The full governing body meets once a term. There are two sub-committees within the governing body:

  • The Finance and General Purposes Committee meet monthly.
  • Pupil and Curriculum meet as required

Current governing body:

NAME ROLE and FUNCTION LINK RESPONSIBILITIES   Start Date  End Date Register of business and pecuniary interest

Sarah Morgan

Chair of Governing Body

Member of Finance and General Purposes Committee

Staffing Community Governor 3/10/2018 3/10/2022 Director of Hydrajaws Holdings
Richard TaylorRichard Taylor Vice-Chair
Succession planning
Statutory duties
Appraisal and capability of head teacher
Head teacher performance management
Leadership and governance
Community Governor 1/9/2012 03/10/2019

Nottinghamshire Proficiency Test Committee

Lisa Brown Discretionary Trust

Michelle Coyle

Chair of Finance and General Purposes Committee Community Governor 6/6/2018 5/6/2022 No interests to declare

Samantha Marshall
Chair of Pupil and Curriculum Committee Academy Teaching and Learning Parent Governor 22/11/2017 22/11/2021

No interests to declare

Simon Spibey Member of Finance and General Purposes Committee Spiritual, moral, social and cultural (including British values) Parent Governor 7/7/2014 2/10/2019 Contour furnishings

Sam Hicklin

Sam Hicklin
Member of Pupil and Curriculum Committee Staff Governor 1/9/2017 31/8/2021 Member of staff at Foxwood Academy.
Jamie HutchinsonJamie Hutchinson Head teacher   ex-officio Governor 1/9/2017 No interests to declare


What do governors do?

Governors have the responsibility for three main functions at the Academy:

  • Setting the strategic direction of the Academy, alongside the Academy's senior leadership team
  • Ensuring the Academy meets all its statutory requirements
  • Providing challenge and support to the Academy staff to improve outcomes for all the students