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Governance structure

There are four members of the academy trust as described in the articles of association.

Gary GREY (chair)

Lee DONAGHY (Vice chair - appointed 02.10.2019 and chair of teaching and learning committee)

Robert TRIGG

Edward HINES (chair of business management committee)

Haseeb ILYAS (chair of teaching and learning committee - resigned 31.08.2018)

These four members can appoint up to eleven governors to the governing body. The governing body is then able to appoint a further three community governors allowing them to ensure a balance and breadth of skills.


The following trustees were in office on the date the financial statements were approved as well as others who served during the 2018-19 academic year or have been appointed in the 2019-20 academic year. Their term of appointment end date is shown in brackets (the term of appointment, except for the Executive Headteacher, is four years).

Gary GREY (9 Sept 21) - John KAILOFER (18 May 22) -  Edward HINES (25 Feb 23) - Haseeb ILYAS (29 Aug 21) - Mike GRIFFITHS (22 Nov 21) - Dawn Marie HORNE (20 Dec 21) - Lee DONAGHY (7 Mar 22). Anne-Marie BLEWITT (Ex-officio) - Katherine MEADOWS (2 Oct 22)

End of term / resignation during 2018- 19

Joanne FAIRBROTHER (Resigned 13.05.2019)

New appointments 2019- 20

Darren MARTIN (Appointed 23.09.2019) - Debra RIMMER (Appointed 25.09.2019) John CAPEL (Appointed 02.12.2019)

Resignation during 2019- 20

Dawn Marie HORNE (Resigned 03.11.2019) - Polly TODD (Resignation 22.01.2020)


Meetings attended for members who have served at any point during the last academic year (2018-19)

Name

 

FGB

Out of possible

T&L

Out of possibe

BM&A

Out of possible

Gary Gray (chair) 5 (5) 1 (3) 3 (3)
John Kailofer (vice chair) 4 (5) - 3 (3)
Anne-Marie Blewitt 4 (5) 3 (3) 3 (3)
Robert Trigg 2 (1) - -
Kate Meadows 4 (5) - 2 (3)
Edward Hines 5 (5) - 2 (3)
Polly Todd 3 (5) 1 (3) -
Dawn Marie Horne 3 (5) - -
Haseeb Ilyas 4 (5) 1 (3) -
Mike Griffiths 4 (5) 1 (3) 2 (3)
Joanne Fairbrother 1 (3) - 2 (2)
Lee Donaghy 4 (5) 3 (3) -

 


Business interests

The academy trust's register of interests must capture relevant business and pecuniary interests of members, trustees, local governors of academies within a multi-academy trust and senior employees:

  • John KAILOFER - Governor at King Edward VII Science and Sport College
  • Mike GRIFFITHS - Governor at Derby Manufacturing University Technical College
  • Lee DONAGHY - Employed by TeachFirst
  • Anne-Marie BLEWITT - Exec Headteacher and Director of Ivanhoe College .
  • Kate MEADOWS​ - Treasure of Place Players, Ibstock. Owner of SK Wills and Estate Planning.
  • Sophie WILLIAMS - Trustee Ann Clare charity.
  • Graeme HORNSBY - Clerk to Governors for Ivanhoe College.
  • Darren MARTIN - Currently self-employed as legal representative– company director of CLR (Advocacy) Ltd – from 14 June 2019. Community Legal Representation CIC – from 22 June 2016. Member of The Honourable Society of Lincolns CNN  (legal research) – from November 2012. Scholar in The Denning Society (legal research) – from November 2012
  • Dedra RIMMER - Shareholder in Sainsburys (employer) – since October 2004.
  • John CAPEL - Employee of Arthur J Gallagher - from August 2016. Member of Chartered Insurance Institute - from 1995. Member of Institute of Risk Management - from 2000.

Persons with significant control

In this academy trust the persons with significant control are the members. As we have five members, no individual member holds more than 25% of the voting rights in the company and there are therefore no individuals to list on the register.


Sub-committees

The governing body have delegated powers to assist the decision making process and the three main sub-committees terms of reference can be viewed below:

Teaching and learning sub-committee

Business management and audit sub-committee

Pay committee and pay appeals sub-committee