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The Governors

Kesteven and Sleaford High School has been part of the Robert Carre Trust since September 2015. Each school in the Trust has a Local Governance Tier, comprising 5 Community Governors, 2 Parent Governors and 2 Staff Governors. Governors’ Terms of Office are usually 4 years. The LGTs are responsible for school-specific policies, such as Admissions, and report to the Trust Board with assurances on aspects of school management, such as Safeguarding, Curriculum, SEND, Wellbeing and Health & Safety. Click here for more details about the Trust’s Governance Structure please see.

Please address any queries to the Governance Professional - Debbie Scott

Members of the Local Governance Tier

Community Governors – Appointed by the Trustees
J Robinson (Vice-Chair) January 2020 - August 2026
J Hoyes (Chair) September 2022 - August 2026
C Johnson September 2023 to August 2027
G McCormack November 2023 to November 2027
J Lawson March 2024 to March 2028
Parent Governors - Elected by Parents
T Smith September 2023 to September 2027
Staff Governors – Elected by Staff
A Ellison November 2020 - November 2024
J Pankhurst December 2017 - August 2026
Governance Professional
Mrs D Scott, Governance Professional
Kesteven & Sleaford High School, Jermyn Street, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 7RS


Governor Biographies

J Robinson
Community Governor
J Hoyes
Community Governor
C Johnson
Community Governor
G McCormack
Community Governor
J Lawson
Community Governor
T Smith
Parent Governor
A Ellison
Staff Governor
J Pankhurst
Staff Governor
D Scott
Governance Professional

Governor Resignations

L Rooke Resigned - September 2015 - November 2020
D Roberts Resigned - February 2020 - November 2021
S Oakden Resigned – September 2015 – March 2022
S Ray Resigned – September 2022 - March 2023
A Barker Resigned – September 2022 - May 2023
C Nel Resigned - January 2020 - June 2023
C Johnson Converted to Community Governor - September 2022 to August 2023
N Gibbons Resigned - September 2015 - August 2023
K Musgrove Resigned - September 2023 to December 2023
J Lawson Converted to Community Governor - September 2023 to March 2024

Local Governor Vacancies

The election process to fill the Parent Governor vacancy is now open.  See KSHS Parent Governor Elections - Letter to Parents - 2024-04 in the Downloads section below for more details.

If you would be interested in being considered for any Governor positions, please contact the Governance Professional.

Financial Arrangements

As part of the Robert Carre Trust, the school’s financial arrangements are the responsibility of the Trust. Full details of the Trust’s accounting arrangements, annual reports, etc., can be found on the Trust Website.