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Local Governing Body

Ivingswood Academy is an academy within Red Kite Schools Trust. Each school in the Trust has a Local Governing Body (LGB) whose powers are defined by Red Kite Schools Trust in a Scheme of Delegation.

The LGB at Ivingswood Academy is made up of:

  • 2 elected parent governors
    • Elected by parents. Only people with children at Ivingswood Academy can put themselves forward for election
  • 1 staff governor
    • Appointed by the Governing Body,  following an election amongst staff
  • up to 8 governors appointed by Red Kite Schools Trust
    • Appointed by Red kite Schools Trust,in conjunction with the Headteacher and Chair of Governors
  • the Headteacher
    • The Headteacher is automatically a permanent member of the Governing Body when they take up their post

Meeting Attendance

2016/17 - Click here

2017/18 - Click here

2018/19 - Will be published in the Autumn Term 2019

Declarations of interest

2018/19 - Click here

Our Governors

Below you can see a list of our current Governors, their Governor type, roles within the Governing Body and their terms of office.

You can find out more about our Governors, by viewing their biographies - click here


Governor Type and Role

Start Date

Expiry Date

Sue Walton RKST Trust Governor - Chair 1st September 2017 31st August 2021
Julie-Ann Swaysland Staff Governor (Headteacher) n/a n/a
Shastha Bibi RKST Trust Governor 28th March 2019 27th March 2023
Jackie Cox RKST Trust Governor 1st September 2018 31st August 2022
Gillian Davies RKST Trust Governor 1st September 2015 31st August 2019
Alisa Janmohamed RKST Trust Governor 1st September 2018 31st August 2022
Graham Pickering RKST Trust Governor 7th February 2018 6th February 2022
Emily Skidmore RKST Trust Governor 28th September 2017 27th September 2021
Julie Batten Staff Governor 1st September 2015 31st August 2019
Vacant RKST Trust Governor  
Vacant Parent Governor  
Vacant Parent Governor