Governors

Daubeney Academy is a member of the CMAT family and our Local Governing Body (LGB) currently consists of 8 members, each with an area of responsibility

Governors, their Areas of Responsibility and appointment dates:

Ken Devenson –  Chair and Safeguarding Governor (date appointed 01/09/16)

Chris English – IT & Communications (date appointed 01/09/16)

Jeremy Chopping – Curriculum & Standards (date appointed 01/09/16)

Carl Meader – Community & School Liaison (date appointed 01/09/16)

Dave Watson – Site & Resources (date appointed 01/09/16)

*Sarah Copperwheat – Parent/Carer & Pupil Liaison (date appointed 01/12/16)

Sue Brown- Staff Liaison (date appointed 01/09/16)

Steven Miles – Headteacher (date appointed 01/09/16)

Rebecca Silliker – Clerk to Governors (not a Governor)

*Elected by parents

All governors are required to sign a declaration of pecuniary or other interests annually and also to declare any relevant interests at each meeting. Jeremy Chopping declared his daughter works for the school, David Watson declared his employment by CMAT, and Carl Meader declared his interest as a governor of Springfield Lower School and Mayor of Kempston. There were no other interests declared by governors.

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Daubeney – website interest and attendance information

CMAT Members

Name Date of appointment Interest
Challenger Trust 17 October 2013  
Martin Smout 17 October 2013 Contour Education Services Ltd
Charlie Rigby 17 October 2013 Trustee Challenger Trust, Trustee, Icarus Trust, CEO Contour Education Services Ltd
Jeremy Parrish 28 February 2017  
Katherine Gardiner 1 September 2017  

 

CMAT Trustees

Name Date of appointment Interest
Martin Smout (Chair) 17 October 2013 Contour Education Services Ltd
Stephen Chamberlain (CEO) 5 November 2015 Employed by CMAT, Member, Astrea Trust
Charlie Rigby 17 October 2013 Trustee Challenger Trust, Trustee, Icarus Trust, CEO Contour Education Services Ltd
Peter Knell 17 April 2015  
Andrew Johnston 28 February 2017 lecturer Seevic College, hirer of premises at The Deanes Academy
Sally Dicketts 1 September 2017  

Daubeney – Local Governing Body Members

Name Date Aptd Interest
Jeremy Chopping 01 09 16 Daughter works for school
Geof Cole [Chair]* 01 09 16  
Ken Deveson 01 09 16  
Chris English 01 09 16  
Carl Meader 01 09 16 Local councillor and governor at Springfield Primary school
David Watson 13 09 16 Employed by CMAT
Sarah Copperwheat 01 12 16  
Clare Symes * 01 09 16  
Steven Miles Ex Officio Head teacher
Sue Brown 01 09 16 Staff governor

 

Attendance 2016 – 17

CMAT Trustees

  Board
  22.9.16 20.10.16 17.11.16 15.12.16 26.1.17 24.2.17 31.3.17 27.4.17 25.4.17 29.6.17 24.7.17
Martin Smout (Chair) P P P P P P P P P P P
Stephen Chamberlain (CEO) P P P P P P P P P P P
Charlie Rigby P P P P P P P P P P P
Peter Knell A A P P A P P A A P P
Andrew Johnston *           P P P P P P

*appointed as a Trustee on 28 February 2017

Finance Risk and Audit Committee

 

  15.12.16 26.1.17
Martin Smout P P
Stephen Chamberlain (CEO) P P
Charlie Rigby   P
Peter Knell P A
Andrew Johnston *    

*appointed as a Trustee on 28 February 2017


 
Daubeney Academy LGB

Attendance Key: P = present, Ap = apologies received and accepted, ApN = apologies received but not accepted, A = absent
Name  Category Date Aptd 12 09 16 12 12 16 08 02 17 27 03 17 22 05 17 17 07 17
Jeremy Chopping Appointed by Trust 01 09 16 P P P P P Ap
Geof Cole [Chair]* Appointed 01 09 16 P P P P Ap P
Ken Deveson Appointed 01 09 16 P-by phone P P Ap P- by phone P
Chris English Appointed 01 09 16 A P Ap A A A
Carl Meader Appointed 01 09 16 Ap P P Ap P P
David Watson Appointed 13 09 16 P P P P P
Sarah Copperwheat Parent 01 12 16 Ap P P P P
Clare Symes * Parent 01 09 16 P P P P P P
Steven Miles Head Teacher Ex Officio P P P P P P
Sue Brown Staff 01 09 16 P P P P P P

 *resigned 31st July 2017