Governors

The Free School Norwich enjoys the support of a strong board of governors who are drawn from businesses and organisations in the local community. The governing body works with the senior leadership team to provide oversight and strategic direction for the school. The governing body formally meets each term and governors are regular visitors to the school.

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Governor Information

Name Nature of Appointment Date of Appointment Role Responsibility Attendance % Other Interests
Andy Skeggs Member May 2017 Chair School Effectiveness, Curriculum and EYFS (including Governor training) 100% Governor of Inspiration Trust
Gareth Stevens Member November 2014 Vice Chair Pastoral Care and Behaviour 67% Director of Asset Education (MAT) Trustee of Norwich Door to Door (Transport Charity)
Tania Sidney-Roberts Staff November 2010 Principal & Accounting Officer Leading and Managing the School 67%
Chris Woodhouse Member May 2012 Finance and IT 50%
Polly Langford Member May 2017 SEND and Pupil Personal Development 100%
VACANT POST Member Human Resources and Data (including Performance Management)
Luke Miles Parent May 2018 Health and Safety and Premises 50%
Richard Nash Parent January 2016 Safeguarding and Pupil Welfare (including Pupil Premium, Looked After Children and Safer Recruitment) 83%
Donna Sweet Staff May 2018 100%
Sue Sands Staff May 2017 50% Elected member of Norwich City Council.
Member of Labour Party.
Spouse - elected member of Norwich City Council
and Norfolk County Council.
Spouse - member of Labour Party.

Associated Parties Disclosure – September 2018

Name of Member or Governor
Organisation Associated To
Position in Organisation
Roger Margand Spire Solicitors LLP Trustee / Director
Roger Margand Mid Norfolk CAB Trustee / Director
Gareth Stevens ASSET Multi-Academy Trust Director
No other Member or Governor declarations

To be reviewed annually in September at the first Governing Body meeting of the academic year

The Free School Norwich
Kings House, Surrey Street,
Norwich NR1 3NX

The Free School Norwich
Kings House, Surrey Street,
Norwich NR1 3NX