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Welcome to our Governors’ section.

Application Form to become a Governor at Thornton (or a Trustee with Symphony)

Attendance at Governors Meetings 2018-19

Thornton Governor Roles 2018/2019

 

A - Two parents elected or appointed in accordance with the articles of association

B - Either the executive headteacher or headteacher in an ex-officio role. Where there is a head of school in addition to an executive headteacher role the ex-officio role must be filled by the ‘headteacher in law’ with the other party able to attend LGB meetings in a non-voting capacity

C - A minimum of one staff governor elected by staff of the academy in addition to the ex-offcio headteacher role

D - Up to seven other local governors appointed by the local governing body - this can include other parents

E - Up to 4 other co-opted governors appointed by the local governing body with or without voting rights on a period of office for up to 4 years to provide additional skills and capacity as needed.

 

The table below outlines the names and responsibilities of the governors of Thornton Primary School for the 2018/2019 school year: 

 

 

Governor Name

Governor Type

Appointed

(or reappointed)

Term of Office Ends

Resigned from Post

Business & Pecuniary Interests

Thornton Governors

Burgess, Tony

Parent

19/09/2015

18/09/2019

 

GRS Roadstone Ltd (since 2017)

Gratton, Brian – Chair

Appointed by the Governing Body

08/06/2009

30/09/2021

 

Partnership in Children’s Services

(since Jan 2016)

Aldi Stores (since July 2018)

Hall, Andrea (Vice Chair shared role)

Parent

26/10/2015

25/10/2019

 

NA

Yorke, David

Parent

05/07/2015

04/07/2019

 

John Sisk & Son Ltd (since 2014)

Marshall, Ruth (Vice Chair shared role)

Appointed by the Governing Body

26/06/2016

26/06/2020

 

Leicestershire County Council Supporting Leics Families (since 2013)

Hannah Hall

Staff

12/12/2016

18/09/2020

 

Symphony Learning Trust staff member (Thornton Primary School)

Sarah Acton

Ex-Officio – Head teacher

01/11/2018

N/A

 

Symphony Learning Trust staff member (Thornton Primary School)

Tamar Challis

Parent

1/11/18

31/10/22

 

N/A  (Leicester University)

Helen Crouch

Parent

1/11/18

31/10/22

 

Concept and Completion Ltd (since Nov 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

Webb, Viv

Clerk

25/02/2014

24/02/2020

 

 

 

Alex Smythe

Ex-Officio (exec Head)

19/09/2016

18/09/2020

26/06/2018

 

Past Governors

Mills, Sarah

Parent

26/10/2015

25/10/2019

26/06/2018

 

Brown, Helen

Community

01/09/2016

31/08/2020

12/12/2016

 

Dymond, Evelyn

Parent

18/02/2011

17/02/2019

22/03/2015

 

Quinn, Sue

Staff

28/01/2000

27/01/2018

31/08/2016

 

Esmond, Diane

Member Nominated

13/11/2008

12/11/2018

31/08/2016

 

Scarr, Rosie

Staff

13/11/2012

 

13/05/2016

 

Holt, Martin

Community

 

 

14/12/2015

 

Noon, Rose

Staff

 

 

31/12/2015

 

Michele King

Head teacher

25/08/14

 

31/12/2015

 

 
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