Membership of academy committee

All governors attend academy committee meetings.

RoleGovernor in post
Chair of GovernorsStephen Wilds
Vice Chair of GovernorsMorag Malcolm
Executive PrincipalGareth Letton
Principal for BLPAHelen Cawkill
Principal for THPARebecca Hurley
Member nameType of governorAppointedEnd of termSpecific /additional role[s]
Alastair MurrayAppointed12/12/201811/12/2022Link governor: health and safety
Amanda PalfreymanStaff08/12/201807/12/2022Link governor: admissions
Christina WylesAppointed27/06/201926/06/2023Link governor: safeguarding and safer recruitment
Elizabeth FarrarAppointed27/06/201926/06/2023Link governor: pupil premium
Fiona SimpsonAppointed18/06/201917/06/2023
Jane GawthorpeAppointed25/09/201824/09/2022Link governor: SEND
Morag MalcolmParent23/09/202022/09/2024Vice Chair of Governors:
Appointed from 02/12/2020 to 03/09/2021
Link governor: EVC and admissions
Natalie WardStaff20/10/201719/10/2021
Rebecca MarshallAppointed09/10/201908/10/2023Link governor: complaints and mental health & wellbeing
Simon BakerParent09/10/201908/10/2023
Siobhan WillowsParent26/01/201925/01/2023Link governor: admissions
Stephen WildsAppointed10/12/201909/12/2023Chair of Governors:
Appointed from 02/12/2020 to 30/09/2021

Declarations of interest: pecuniary/ business

NameName/ nature of pecuniary/business interest declaredType of business
Alastair MurrayG Mudford and Sons LTDMarquees
Amanda PalfreymanMember of staff at Diverse Academies
Club Secretary and Executive Committee Member of Retford Swimming Club
Christina WylesNo external business interest declared
Elizabeth FarrarBishop Grosseteste UniversityEducation
Fiona SimpsonTreasurer for 7th Retford Scout GroupCharity
Jane GawthorpeNo external business interest declared
Morag MalcolmSelf-employed
Co-chair Friends of Bracken Lane (PTA)
Childminder
Natalie WardNo external business interest declared/ member of staff
Rebecca MarshallVolunteer at Safe Families UKCharity
Simon BakerNHS HealthcareNHS
Siobhan WillowsNo external interest declared

Senior leaders who contribute

NameName/ nature of pecuniary/ business interest declaredType of business
Helen Cawkill
Principal of Bracken Lane Primary
No external business interest declared/ member of staff-
Rebecca Hurley
Principal of Thrumpton Primary
No external business interest declared/ member of staff-
Gareth Letton
Executive Principal
No external business interest declared/ member of staff-
Tracy Blacknell
Vice Principal
No external business interest declared/ member of staff-

Contributors

NameName/ nature of pecuniary/ business interest declaredType of business
Rhianne Chambers
Clerk to the Governors
Member of staff at Diverse Academies
Member of staff at Hillcrest Early Years Academy
-

Members who resigned/ end of term during previous 12 months

Full nameDate of appointmentDate of resignation
David Perry01/09/202024/03/2021
Michael Storey25/04/201724/03/2021
Claire Staley08/05/201617/07/2020
K Merrills26/08/201614/09/2020
Richard Morton28/03/201805/11/2020

Attendance at academy committee meetings

NameMeetingAttendance Record
Academic Year 2019/20
No. in year*
Attendance Record
Academic Year 2019/20
No. attended*
Mr M StoreyBLPA academy committee33
Mrs C WylesBLPA academy committee33
Mrs S WillowsBLPA academy committee32
Mrs M MalcolmBLPA academy committee33
Mrs E FarrerBLPA academy committee33
Miss N WardBLPA academy committee33
Mr R MortonBLPA academy committee33
Mrs R MarshallBLPA academy committee32
Mrs K MerrillsTHPA academy committee44
Ms C StaleyTHPA academy committee44
Mr S WildsTHPA academy committee22
Mr A MurrayTHPA academy committee44
Mrs F SimpsonTHPA academy committee44
Mrs J GawthorpeTHPA academy committee43
Mr S BakerTHPA academy committee43
Mrs A PalfreymanTHPA academy committee44

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