Membership of academy committee

All governors attend academy committee meetings.

Chair of Academy CommitteeKate Turner
Vice-Chair of Academy CommitteeAndrea Chiarelli
Executive PrincipalHeather Widdup
PrincipalHenry Diamond
NameTypeAppointedEnd of termSpecific /additional role(s)
Kate TurnerAppointed18/03/202117/03/2025Chair of Academy Committee: 02/09/2023-01/09/2024 Link governor: Safeguarding, Leadership & Management, Quality of Education, Educational Visits
Andrea ChiarelliAppointed08/03/202107/03/2025Vice Chair of Academy Committee: 02/09/2023-01/09/2024 Link Governor: Mental Health & Wellbeing/Personal Development, Behaviour and attendance
Phillip BaileyStaff19/07/201614/09/2024Link Governor: Governor Training & Mentoring
Gyongyi KleinAppointed08/02/202107/02/2025Link Governor: Pupil Premium & SEND
Alexandar RaeAppointed15/11/202114/11/2025Link Governor: H&S/Data Privacy/Complaints&Whistleblowing
Anthony WalkerAppointed13/03/202312/03/2027Link Governor: Careers
Emma RedgateParent15/05/202314/05/2027Link Governor: Stakeholder Engagement
Mrs Margaret NewcombeAppointed03/07/202302/07/2027Link Governor: Quality of Education
Mr Scott ComerParent11/03/202410/07/2028Link Governor - to be confirmed

Declarations of interest: pecuniary/business

NameNature of pecuniary/business interest declaredType of business
Kate TurnerExam invigilator at The National SchoolEducation
Phillip BaileyMember of staff - Chair of governors at Beardall Fields SchoolEducation
Gyongyi KleinEmployed Archway Learning TrustEducation
Andrea ChiarelliResearch Consulting LtdConsultancy Management
Alexandar RaeFriary Drop In LtdCharity
Anthony WalkerBirmingham UniversityEducation
Emma RedgateGovernor at Broomhill Junior SchoolEducation
Margaret NewcombeNo external business interest declared
Scott ComerNo external business interest declared

Senior leaders who contribute

NameNature of pecuniary/business interest declaredType of business
Heather WiddupTrustee - Focus on Young People in Bassetlaw Family links with staff at Retford Oaks AcademyCharity Education
Henry DiamondNo external business interest declared/member of staff-


NameNature of pecuniary/business interest declaredType of business
Emma PaineExternal business interest declared - family governance links with National Church of England Academy Chair of Governors - Leen Mills Primary Member - NCC Education Trust BoardEducation

Members who resigned/end of term during previous 12 months

NameDate of appointmentDate of resignation
Roger Braich15/05/202324/01/2024
Abriz Akbar14/11/202213/11/2023
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
Paul Saint07/09/202114/11/2022

Attendance at meetings of academy committee

NameMeetingAttendance record Academic Year 2022/2023 yearAttendance record Academic Year 2022/2023 No. attended in year
Kate TurnerAcademy committee65
Phillip BaileyAcademy committee65
Andrea ChiarelliAcademy committee65
Gyongyi KleinAcademy committee65
Alexander RaeAcademy committee64
Abriz AkbarAcademy committee63
Mark WalkerAcademy committee43
Roger BraichAcademy committee33
Emma RedgateAcademy committee33
Margaret NewcombeAcademy committee22