Governing Body of Rook’s Nest Academy 2019/20


Primary Committees

(Meet at least termly)

Standards and Pupils Personnel and Resources   Headteacher

Performance Management Working Group

(Quorum – 3)

Caroline Johnson (C)

Jonathan Bish (C)

Louise Harper (S)

Roy Long (C)

Katy Firth (P)




Meeting Dates:


10th Dec 2019

31st March 2020

30th April 2020

7th July 2020

(Quorum – 3)


Joe Yates (P)

Richard Overton (C)

Chris Rowell (P)

Veronica Saville (S)

Silvana Evans (MC)


Gillian Whitehouse (Ass)


Meeting Dates:

15th Oct 2019

11th Feb 2020

20th May 2020

23rd June 2020


Joe Yates

Jonathan Bish

Caroline Johnson


Secondary Committees

(Meet only when required)

Secondary Committee

(Responsibility for Complaints,

Personnel Appeals & Pupil Discipline)

    Appointment Selection Panels
(Quorum – 3; or for appeals, equal in size to the committee which made the decision being appealed against)



Richard Overton

Katy Firth

Caroline Johnson

Roy Long

    Leadership Group


Richard Overton

Jonathan Bish

Louise Harper


Outside the Leadership Group

Delegated to the Headteacher.

Link Governors

(Every  term)

Training Link Governor Safeguarding  Sports Premium SEN/Behaviour Health &Safety Behaviour
Gillian Whitehouse Veronica Saville  Joe Yates TBC Silvana Evans  
Foundation subjects & Staff support Core subjects EYFS & Extended childcare LCC/ Enrichments Leadership  

Inclusion (PP/EAL/attendance)


OTA/Strategic policy overview


Katy Firth Jonathan Bish Chris Rowell Roy Long Caroline Johnson Louise Harper Richard Overton

Rook’s Nest Academy Board of Governors Register of Business and Pecuniary Interests 2019/20



Name of Governor



Category *





Date Appointed  


Term of Office

(end date

if applicable)


From    To



Roles & Responsibilities


Any other educational establish-ments governed



Business & Pecuniary Interests


Relationships with school staff, including spouse, partners or relatives


Number of meetings attended in previous

academic year

Cmte FGB
Louise Harper Staff Governor


Staff 20/9/2017     S&P


Inclusion X X X   1/1
Caroline Johnson Co-opted Governors 18/9/19     S&P



Leadership         0/1
Jonathan Bish Co-opted Governors 6/12/2017     S&P




Core subjects

Outwood Ac Ledger Lane x x   1/1
Roy Long Co-opted Governors 19/9/2018     S&P


LCC/Enrichment x x x   1/1
Richard Overton Co-opted Governors 25/1/2017     P&R




OTA/Strategic overview of Policies x x Wife works as TA at RNA   1/1
Katy Firth Parent Parents 19/9/2019     S&P


Foundation subjects & Staff support x x x   1/1
Joe Yates Parent Parents 31/1/2018     P&R


Vice Chair

Sports premium

x Director of Mantis Ltd X   1/1
Chris Rowell Parent Parents 19/09/2018     P&R EYFS & Extended childcare x Works within Wakefield Councils financial services x   1/1
Silvana Evans Members choice Members 19/9/2018     P&R Health & Safety x x x   1/1
Kim Dawson Head


            x x x   1/1