Membership of academy committee

All governors attend academy committee meetings.

Chair of GovernorsLynn Weeks
Vice-chair of GovernorsPeter Edwards
Executive PrincipalLucy Spacey and Gareth Letton
PrincipalCourtney Hoop
NameTypeAppointedEnd of termSpecific /additional role[s]
Lynne WeeksAppointed20/12/201719/12/2021Chair of Governors Appointed:03/09/21 to 02/09/2022 Link Governor: EYFS (quality of T&L), leadership and management
Peter EdwardsAppointed30/09/202029/09/2024Vice-chair of Governors Appointed: 03/09/2021 to 02/09/2022 Link governor: safeguarding/ SEN/ PP/ disadvantage/looked after children
Emily ScalesAppointed30/09/202129/09/2025Link governor: personal development/ behaviour and attendance/ mental health and wellbeing
Rushna NawazAppointed30/09/202029/09/2024Link governor: complaints/ whistleblowing/ parent voice
Emma BevanAppointed30/09/202029/09/2024Link governor: quality of education/curriculum/careers/post 16

Declarations of interest: Pecuniary/ business

NameName/ nature of pecuniary/business interest declaredType of business
Lynne WeeksNo External Business Interest DeclaredNone
Peter EdwardsAshfield Health and Wellbeing Partnership Committee, Discover Ashfield Board Member, Academy Transformation Trust FE - Chair of Governors, Academy committee member - Samuel Barlow Primary Academy/ Wainwright Primary Academy/Sutton AcademyLocal Authority
Emily ScalesPaediatric Occupational Therapist for the NHSPaediatric therapy
Rushna NawazNo External Business Interest Declared
Emma BevanTeach FirstEducation

Senior leaders who contribute

NameName/ nature of pecuniary/ business interest declaredType of business
Gareth LettonNo external business interest declared / staff member
Lucy SpaceyNo external business interest declared / staff member
Courtney HoopNo external business interest declared / staff member
Claire GouthwaiteNo external business interest declared/staff member


NameName/ nature of pecuniary/ business interest declaredType of business
Emma PaineFamily member link to NCEA governanceFamily / governance

Members who resigned/ end of term during previous 12 months

Full nameDate of appointmentDate of resignation
Sharon Savage20/12/201723/07/2021
Jean Bish21/11/201805/07/2021
Derek Smitheman20/12/201724/06/2021
Sue Elliott12/06/201911/09/2020
Darren Langton01/10/201723/03/2020

Attendance at meetings of academy committee

NameMeetingAttendance record Academic year 2020/2021 No. in yearAttendance record Academic year 2020/2021 No. attended
Lynn WeeksAcademy committee66
Jean BishAcademy committee65
Emily ScalesAcademy committee65
Sharon SavageAcademy committee64
Derek SmithermanAcademy committee64
Peter EdwardsAcademy committee65
Rushna NawazAcademy committee65
Emma BevanAcademy committee64