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Welcome to our Governors’ section.

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

Attendance at Governor Meetings 2021-22

Attendance at Governor Meetings 2020-21
Attendance at Governors Meetings 2019-20

Attendance at Governors Meetings 2018-19

Thornton Governor Roles

 

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 2021/2022 school year: 

 

 

Governor Name

Governor Type

Appointed

(or reappointed)

Term of Office Ends

Resigned from Post

 

Business & Pecuniary Interests

Thornton Governors

Hall, Andrea (Chair)

Parent

25/10/2019

25/10/2023

 

 

Leicestershire County Council - Employee of  Ibstock Primary School 

Joshua Simpson

Staff

08/07/2019

08/07/2023

 

 

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

01/11/2018

31/10/2023

 

 

 

Health Education England 

Hive Counselling 

Dominique NicholsonParent16/12/201916/12/2023  Friends of Thornton Primary School 
Tina LockAppointed by the Governing Body12/10/202012/10/202428/6/2022  
Mary Hirst Community 

13/12/2021

13/12/2025

 

 

Leicestershire County Council -  Education Advisor 

 

Sally McCulloch Parent13/12/202113/12/2025  Friends of Thornton Primary School 

Webb, Viv

Clerk

25/02/2014

24/02/2020

 

 

 

Past Governors

 

Marshall, Ruth

 

Appointed by the Governing Body

26/06/2016

26/06/2020

01/07/2020

 

Leicestershire County Council 

Simon ChristopherAppointed by the Governing Body01/04/201901/04/202306/09/2021 Scaffold Services 
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