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Barclay Academy

Steven Akers 

Steve lives in Stevenage and works in law enforcement. He has been a Governor for 15 years, and chair of Governors for the past 12. His school was rated as Outstanding by OFSTED in October 2017. Steve has experience in all aspects of Governance and has dealt with almost all conceivable situations over the past 15 years. His three sons all attended Barclay Academy, the last left in 2020 for University. 

  • Role: Trust Appointed Governor
  • Date of appointment: 17 December 2020
  • Term of office: 3 years
  • Appointed by: Trust Appointed Governor
  • Relevant business and pecuniary interests as recorded in the register of interests: None
  • Governance roles in other educational institutions: Chair of Governors at Woolenwick Infants School
  • Relationships with other governors or school staff: None
  • Attendance record at LGB meetings 2019/20: 3/3

Ramanjit Kang 

  • Role: Trust Appointed Governor
  • Date of appointment: 15 June 2021
  • Term of office: 3 years
  • Appointed by: Trust Board
  • Relevant business and pecuniary interests as recorded in the register of interests:
  • Governance roles in other educational institutions:
  • Relationships with other governors or school staff: 
  • Attendance record at LGB meetings 2020/21: 1/1

Paul Smith, Chair of Governors 

Mr. Paul Smith is the CEO of Future Academies and a National Leader of Education (NLE). He is greatly experienced in education, and has served as head teacher of several schools as well as working as an Ofsted inspector and as a Regional Schools Commissioner.

  • Role: Chair of Governors
  • Date of appointment: 1 February 2019
  • Term of office: 3 years
  • Appointed by: Governing Board
  • Relevant business and pecuniary interests as recorded in the register of interests: None
  • Governance roles in other educational institutions: Chair of Governors at The Grange Academy and of the Future Academies Primary Local Governing Boards; Governor of Pimlico Academy, Phoenix Academy, Laureate Academy and Future Academies Watford.
  • Relationships with other governors or school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives): None.
  • Attendance record at LGB meetings 2019/20: 3/3

Rachel Stockton 

  • Role: Trust Appointed Governor
  • Date of appointment: 14 June 2021
  • Term of office: 3 years
  • Appointed by: Trust Board
  • Relevant business and pecuniary interests as recorded in the register of interests:
  • Governance roles in other educational institutions:
  • Relationships with other governors or school staff: 
  • Attendance record at LGB meetings 2020/21: 1/1

Karen Thorman 

  • Role: Parent Governor
  • Date of election: 17 March 2021
  • Term of office: 3 years
  • Appointed by: Elected by parents
  • Relevant business and pecuniary interests as recorded in the register of interests: 
  • Governance roles in other educational institutions:
  • Relationships with other governors or school staff: 
  • Attendance record at LGB meetings 2019/20: N/A

Peter Webber 

  • Role: Parent Governor
  • Date of election: 17 March 2021
  • Term of office: 3 years
  • Appointed by: Elected by parents
  • Relevant business and pecuniary interests as recorded in the register of interests: 
  • Governance roles in other educational institutions:
  • Relationships with other governors or school staff: 
  • Attendance record at LGB meetings 2019/20: N/A

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