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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


2017/18 - Click here

2018/19 - Click here

2019/20 - Click here

2020/2021 - Click here

Declarations of interest

2018/19 - Click here

2019/20 - Click here

2020/2021- 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

Gillian Davies Trust Governor - Safeguarding, EYFS, SEND 1st September 2019 31st August 2023
Alisa Janmohamed Trust Governor - English 1st September 2018 31st August 2022
Alyson Newington Staff Governor 18 September 2019 17 September 2023
Graham Pickering Trust Governor - Vice Chair, Health & Safety, Finance 7th February 2018 6th February 2022
Shalini Revel Trust Governor  21st June 2021  20th June 2025
Emily Skidmore Trust Governor - Maths 28th September 2017 27th September 2021
Natalie Spencer Parent Governor - PE, Sports Premium 23 October 2020 22 October 2024
Julie-Ann Swaysland Headteacher 1st September 2018 n/a
Sue Walton Trust Governor - Chair, Pupil Premium, Governor Development 1st September 2021
31st August 2025
Vacant Trust Governor    
Vacant Trust Governor  
Vacant Parent Governor