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The Basildon Academies

Governing Body

School leaders, including governors, share a commitment to give pupils an effective education. They understand the challenges this involves but are determined to make the school a highly effective one. Ofsted 2019

The role of the Governing Body (in line with the scheme of delegation) is:

  • Building an understanding of how the academies are led and managed   
  • Determine school level policies which reflect the Trusts ethos and values 
  • Management of risk: establish register, review and monitor
  • Monitoring whether the academies are:  
    • Working within agreed policies  
    • Is meeting the agreed targets  
    • Managing its finances and resources well   
    • Engaging with stakeholders  
    • Reporting to the Trust Board  

The Trust board will approve the appointment of the Governing Body Chair, ensure that parents are elected and will determine its structure and organisation.  

The Governing Body responsibilities include;

  • Review, approve and monitor the Academy Development Plan (ADP)
     
  • Review, monitor and challenge Executive Head/Directors/Head of School reports: 
    • School performance & improvement
    • Safeguarding, SEND, other vulnerable groups 
    • Behaviour, attendance & safety 
    • Student development 

Governing Body

Name Term of Office Committees/Responsibilities
Nick Luckock

03/09/2021 –  31/08/2024 

Chair of Governing Body
Gary Smith 

01/09/2017 – 31/08/2024 

Ex-officio. Accounting Officer
April Gurney 

02/12/2021 – 31/08/2024 

Governor (Staff)
Tom Montgomery 

02/12/2021 – 31/08/2024 

Governor (Community) 

Keith Bobbin 

01/09/2017 – 31/08/2024 

Governor (Community) 
Leah-Marie Smith 

02/12/2021 – 31/08/2024 

Governor (Parent)
Ron Dangerfield

02/12/2021 – 31/08/2024 

Governor (Parent) 
Tina Darker

01/09/2017 – 31/08/2024 

Governor (Staff)

Zoe Thomas 

01/12/2018 – 31/08/2024 

Governor (Staff) 

For governance arrangements please see the Governance section of our website or follow this link

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