Our Governors

Seymour Primary Academy Local Governing Body – Overview

Seymour Primary Academy 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.

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

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


Seymour Primary School Local Governing Body (LGB) Membership

We currently have 8 governors:

  • 1 Heads of School
  • 3 Staff governors
  • 2 parent governors
  • 3 appointed governors (and 1 vacancies)

Chair of Governors: Simon Mitchell
Vice-Chair of Governors: Alysha Mitchell (Parent Governor)
Link to Constitution document

1 The names of the Academy governed by this Local Governing Body is Seymour Primary School.
2 The name of the Local Governing Body (LGB) is The Local Governing Body of Seymour primary School.
3 The Local Governing Body shall be constituted of up to 10 Governors

Class of Governor Number
Headteacher (ex-officio) 01
Staff 03
Parents 02
Appointed 04
Total 10

4 The Term of Office for each class of Governor shall be in accordance with the Scheme of Delegation of the LGB as granted by the Directors of The Kemnal Academies Trust.
5 This Constitution is made by The Kemnal Academies Trust and The Local Governing Body of Seymour Primary School

On behalf of TKAT
Karen Roberts
On behalf of the LGB
Gail Botting
Chair of Governors

Please click here to read the Governors Impact Statement for 2022/23; Seymour Governor Impact Statement 2022-23.docx (1)


Governor NameTypeStart DateTerm of OfficeDeclarations of InterestDeclarations of InterestArea of ResponsibilityAttendance 2021/22
Emma EardleyHead of School01.09.2020Ex OfficioNone 2021/22None 2022/23100%
Carol CollinsHead of School01.09.2020Ex Officio18.2.22 sister is supply teacherSister is casual supply teacher 1.11.2285%
Cheryl PrestonStaff Governor23.01.201823.1.22 to 22.1.26None 2021/22None 2022/23Curriculum and Standards71%
Caroline HaywardSupport Staff Governor21.09.201622.9.20-21.9.2410.2.22 her husband is roofing contractorNone 2022/23Ace Project85%
Alysha MitchellParent Governor12.3.19 12.3.2019 to 26..09.2023None 2021/22None 2022/23ACE Project100%
Greer WilliamsCo-Opt Governor21.09.202121.09.21-20.09.2025None 2021/22None 2022/23Curriculm & Standards and staff well being85%
Simon MitchellCo-Opt Governor21.09.202121.09.2021-20.09.2025None 2021/22None 2022/23Health & Safety100%
Rajesh NayiParent Governor21.09.202121.09.2021-20.09.2025None 2021/22None 2022/23Business and Finance100%
Danny SeearCo-Opt27.09.202227.09.2022- 26.09.2026N/ANone 2022/23Joint staff well beingN/A
Gail BottingChair of Governors18.1.201725.9.18 - 24.9.22 Date left 24.9.22None 2021/22Safeguarding71%




Seymour Primary School are part of TKAT (The Kemnal Academies Trust). You can find out more about TKAT by visiting www.tkat.org and you can follow them on Twitter @TKATAcademies.