Our Governing Board
List of Current Federation Governors
Please note: With the exception of Sukhy Mahal, as identified in the grid below, no other governor serves on a governing body of any other educational establishment. All governors have full voting rights.
As this is a new, federated governing board, there are no attendance figures for the previous academic year. Governors who left the Gayton Governing Board in the last 12 months are also included at the bottom of the page.
|Name||Governor Category||Appointing Body & Date of Appointment||End of Term of Office||Committees||Attendance 2019/20||Position(s) of Responsibility||Relevant Financial or Business Interests||Relationships between governors and members of school staff|
|Chair: Paul Hassall||Co-opted||School 01/09/2020||01/09/2024||Pupil Progress – Vice Chair||n/a||Chair; Pupil, Sports & Catch Up Premium – Gayton Junior School; Headteacher Appraisal||None|
|Vice Chair: Sukhy Mahal (also a Governor at Derby Moor Academy)||Co-opted||School 01/09/2020||01/09/2024||Pupil Progress||n/a||Vice Chair; Safeguarding; LAC Link Governor;
Headteacher Appraisal (Arbitrator)
|Tamara Dale (Headteacher – Ridgeway Infant School)||Headteacher||n/a||Declared|
|Jane Hill (Headteacher – Gayton Junior School)||Headteacher||n/a||None|
|01/09/2024||Pupil Progress||n/a||Pupil, Sports & Catch Up Premium – Ridgeway Infant School||None|
|01/09/2024||Resources – Vice Chair||n/a||Headteacher Appraisal||None|
|Andy Cokayne||Co-opted||School 01/09/2020||01/09/2024||Resources – Chair||n/a||Mental Health & Wellbeing||None|
|Debbie Tomlinson||C0-0pted||School 01/09/2020||01/09/2024||Resources||n/a||None|
|Michelle Cockcroft||C0-0pted||School 01/09/2020||01/09/2024||Pupil Progress||n/a||SEND||None|
|Rabinder Singh||Co-opted||School 01/09/2020||01/09/2024||Resources||n/a||Safer Recruitment||None|
|Chris Warren||Co-opted||School 01/09/2020||01/09/2024||Pupil Progress – Chair||n/a||Headteacher Appraisal; Maths||None|
|Oliver Januszewski||Co-opted||School 01/09/2020||01/09/2024||Resources||n/a||Literacy||None|
|Rachel Burnett||Parent||School||Resigned 26/01/2020||Standards||Vice Chair – Standards;
Writing; Safeguarding; Mental Health & Well-being
|Debbie Costema||Staff||School||Resigned 17/08/2020||Standards||SENCO||None|
The Deputy Headteachers and School Business Managers of each school are Associate Members. They do not have voting rights at committees or full governing board meetings.