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  Type of Governor Appointed By Start Date  End Date Register of business and pecuniary interest

Sarah Morgan

Chair of Governing Body

Succession Planning Strategy, Statutory duties, Appraisal & Capability of Headteacher.

Safeguarding Governor, Staffing, Leadership & Governance & Headteacher Performance Management Community Governor Governing Body 3rd Oct 2018 2nd Oct 2022 Director of Hydrajaws Holdings
Richard TaylorRichard Taylor Vice-Chair
Appraisal & Capability of headteacher, Member of Finance & General Purposes committee
Head teacher performance management Community Governor Governing Body 1st Sep 2012 3rd Oct 2019

Nottinghamshire Proficiency Test Committee

Lisa Brown Discretionary Trust

Michelle Coyle

Chair of Finance and General Purposes Committee Community Governor Governing Body 6th Jun 2018 5th Jun 2022 No interests to declare

Samantha Marshall
Chair of Pupil and Curriculum Committee Academy Teaching and Learning Parent Governor Governing Body 22nd Nov 2017 21st Nov 2021

No interests to declare

Simon Spibey Member of Finance and General Purposes Committee Spiritual, moral, social and cultural (including British values) Parent Governor Governing Body 6th Jul 2018 5th Jul 2022 Contour furnishings

Hannah Wharton

Hannah Wharton
Member of Pupil and Curriculum Committee Employability with regard to Project SEARCH Comunity Governor Governing Body 3rd Oct 2018 2nd Oct 2022 No interests to declare
Jamie HutchinsonJamie Hutchinson Head teacher  

ex-officio Governor

Accounting Officer

Governing Body

1st Sep 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


Impact statement 2018/19