Membership of academy committee

All governors attend academy committee meetings.

Governor profiles

Chair of GovernorsKate Turner
Vice Chair of GovernorsPaul Saint
Executive PrincipalHeather Widdup
PrincipalMatt Pennington
NameTypeAppointedEnd of termSpecific /additional role(s)
Kate TurnerAppointed18/03/202117/03/2025Chair of Governors :Appointed from 16/09/20 to 15/09/21 Link governor: safeguarding, leadership, Quality of Education, Educational Visits
Paul SaintAppointed07/09/202006/09/2024Vice Chair of Governors :Appointed from 09/09/2019 to 18/09/2021 Link governors:TBC
Phil BaileyStaff19/07/201614/09/2024Link governor: governor training
Gyongyi KleinAppointed08/02/202107/02/2025Link governor Pupil Premium & SEND
Andrea ChiarelliAppointed08/03/202107/03/2025Link Governor - Mental Health & Wellbeing/Personal Development, Behaviour and attendance
Alexandar RaeAppointed15/11/202114/11/2025Link Governor - H&S/Data Privacy/Complaints&Whistleblowing

Declarations of interest: pecuniary/business

NameNature of pecuniary/business interest declaredType of business
Kate TurnerExam invigilator at The National SchoolEducation
Paul SaintDirector - Titchfield Terrace Property Management Company LtdResident association
Phil BaileyMember of staff - Chair of governors at Beardall Fields SchoolThe Holgate Academy
Gyongyi KleinEmployed Archway Learning TrustAcademy Trust
Andrea ChiarelliNo external business interest declared-
Alexandar RaeNo external business interest declared

Senior leaders who contribute

NameNature of pecuniary/business interest declaredType of business
Heather WiddupNo external business interest declared/member of staff-
Matt PenningtonNo external business interest declared/member of staff-


NameNature of pecuniary/business interest declaredType of business
Emma PaineExternal business interest declared - family links with NCEAEducation

Members who resigned/end of term during previous 12 months

NameDate of appointmentDate of resignation
Helen Ridley02/11/202011/07/2021
Sue Tongue09/07/201801/09/2021
Deborah Doyle07/09/202017/09/2021
Sarah Lineker15/11/202119/01/2021
Trevor Clay09/07/201808/07/2022
Julia Dickens09/07/201808/07/2022

Attendance at meetings of academy committee

NameMeetingAttendance record Academic Year 2021/2022 yearAttendance record Academic Year 2021/2022 No. attended in year
Kate TurnerAcademy committee66
Trevor ClayAcademy committee66
Paul SaintAcademy committee62
Phil BaileyAcademy committee66
Julia DickensAcademy committee65
Deborah DoyleAcademy committee61
Sarah LinekarAcademy committee61
Andrea ChiarelliAcademy committee65
Gyongyi KleinAcademy committee65
Alexander RaeAcademy committee64