Governors Overview 2018

Seymour Primary School Local Governing Body - Overview

Seymour Primary School is an academy as part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT). 

TKAT is a multi-academy trust which was established on 1st September 2010.  Its constitution is set out in the Articles of Association and this is shared with individual academies via the Scheme of Delegation.  TKAT have, through the Scheme of Delegation, established Local Governing Bodies for each of the Academies.

Please click here to link to the Scheme of Delegation


The Local Governing Body of each of the Academies is responsible for fulfilling the strategic and operational governance role in the conduct of the Academy.

Please click here to link to the Directors of the TKAT Board.           (http://www.tkat.org/96/meet-the-team)

Please click here to link to Governance information relating to TKAT, including the structure of governance and relevant details about Trustees terms of office, attendance and business interests.


Please click here for key documents including the Master Funding Agreement, Articles of Association and Accounts.


Seymour Primary School  Local Governing Body (LGB)

Mission Statement

To support and challenge the school to achieve an education that will raise standards for our community of learners, aligned with the school’s four  core values of Aspiration, Responsibility, Respect and Resilience. 


We currently have 7 governors:

  • 1 Headteacher
  • 3 staff governors
  • 1 parent governors
  • 3 appointed governors

Chair of Governors:                Gail Botting, an appointed governor Co-chair

                                                Nadiya Khan a parent governor        Co-chair

Vice-Chair of Governors:       Vacancy

Please see for details or our current and recent LGB members.  If you wish to contact governors, please do so via the school contact details.


There is one meeting of the full Local Governing Body each academic year.  In addition to this, there are two committees who have delegated responsibility laid out in their terms of reference who meet termly:

Curriculum   Achievement and Standards

This committee has the responsibility for monitoring, reviewing, and reporting on all matters concerned with raising standards and improving the quality of teaching and learning in the school.

Leadership and Management

This committee has responsibility for  monitoring the leadership and management of the school in conjunction with and having due regard to the Kemnal Academies Trust and their Scheme of Delegation.

There is also a Pay Committee which has fully delegated powers to make a decisions within the pay policy, and a discipline committee that convenes when necessary.