The purpose of the governing body is to conduct the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement. Its three core strategic functions are:

  • ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • holding the head teacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff
  • overseeing the financial peformance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.


KTS Trust Members

Name Date Appointed


Business and pecuniary interests


Kevin Thompson 01/09/2019 None
Brenda McCabe 25/09/2018 None
Claudine Rhodes 26/04/2017 None

Maggie Hadland

01/12/2016 None

Ian Bowman

(Chair of the Governing Body)

01/12/2016 None




Role Name Date Appointed
Accounting Officer Brian Richardson  01/09/2019
Chief Financial Officer Robert Anderson 24/07/2018




Name Date Appointed Term of Office Expiry Governor Title Business and pecuniary interests Attendance 
18/19 19/20 20/21
Sarah Walker 16/07/2019 16/07/2023 Associate Member

Skelton Primary School,

Director/Governor - Pathways,

DotsnSpots Neighbourhood Nursery Director,

Freeborough Academy

1/1 3/3 1/3


Brian Richardson



01/09/2019 Not recorded Principal None N/A 3/3 1/3

Mark Robinson


17/12/2016 16/12/2024 Co-opted None 2/3 0/3 1/3


Frances Brown


17/05/2021 16/05/2025 Co-opted None 3/3 3/3 1/3


Grant Hopkins


23/03/2021 22/03/2024 Co-opted Trustee North East Environment Network Goal Director Elect 3/3 2/3 1/3


Ian Bowman



19/11/2012 08/12/2024 KTS Trust Appointed None 3/3 1/3 1/3

Maggie Hadland

(Vice Chair)


01/12/2016 08/12/2024 KTS Trust Appointed None 2/3 3/3 1/3


Angela Cheall


18/01/2021 17/01/2025 Parent        


Nicola Kirby


03/02/2021 02/02/2025 Parent        


Regan Davies


07/12/2020 18/06/2021 Staff        


Sandra Barry


07/12/2020 06/12/2024 Staff None      




Historic (left within 12 months)

Name Date Appointed Term of Office Expiry Governor Title


Regan Davies


07/12/2020 18/06/2021 Staff


Robert Anderson


07/01/2019 07/12/2020 Staff


Dawn Froom


19/11/2012 21/10/2020 Parent


Sarah Gunn


21/10/2016 21/10/2020 Staff






Finance, Audit, Staffing and Risk Committee:

  • Ian Bowman
  • Nicola Kirby
  • Brian Richardson (not for audit business)
  • Sarah Walker
  • Mark Robinson


Premises, Health and Safety Committee

  • Grant Hopkins
  • Ian Bowman (Chair)
  • Maggie Hadland
  • Brian Richardson
  • Frances Brown


Curriculum Committee

  • Grant Hopkins
  • Maggie Hadland
  • Sandra Barry
  • Angie Linford-Cheall
  • Brian Richardson


Pay Review Committee

  • Frances Brown
  • Grant Hopkins
  • Ian Bowman
  • Sarah Walker
  • Brian Richardson (in attendance in an advisory capacity)


Performance Management Committee

  • Maggie Hadland
  • Ian Bowman
  • Frances Brown


Governor Training Summary
School Governor Training Summary 2019.pd[...]
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Articles of Association
Articles of Association.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.7 MB]
Certificate of Incorporation
Certificate of Incorporation Kilton Thor[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [70.7 KB]
Funding Agreement
Funding Agreement.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.7 MB]
Memorandum of Association
Memorandum of Association.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [39.8 KB]

Business and pecuniary interests of members, trustees and governors


Governor business and pecuniary interests are stated on the table above, next to the associated Governor. This is up to date as of September 2020.

If you need to contact a governor, please go through the contact page and your message will be forwarded to the relevant governor.


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