Richmond Hill Academy’s Local Governing Body includes representation from parents, community and sponsor governors from The GORSE Academies Trust. The intention of this Local Governing Body is to ensure Richmond Hill Academy provides an exceptional education for all pupils.
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Becoming a governor is a rewarding way to help your local community and have a positive influence on the quality of young children’s education. Richmond Hill Academy’s Local Governing Body includes people from all walks of life with each person adding their unique experience and skills to the work of running an academy.
If you would like to become a governor to please contact us for further information.
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Chair of Governors
Richmond Hill Academy
|Name||Category||End of Term of Office||Area of responsibility||Voting Rights||Declaration of Interests||Other establishments they govern||Any relations within the academy||2018/19 Attendance||2019/20 Attendance|
|Peter Gruen Chair||TGAT||31/12/2021||PPM / Curriculum / T & L||Yes||Elected Member at Leeds City Council & Business Interests with Leeds Playhouse (Enterprises) Ltd||TSLA, HA, TGAT||None||4/4||3/3|
|Cllr Asghar Khan||Community||31/12/2022||Attendance / Admissions||Yes||None||None||None||2/4||2/3|
|Charlotte Perkins||Community||31/12/2022||SEND / Inclusion||Yes||In Harmony Manager, Opera North||None||None||4/4||3/3|
|Darren Percival||Community||31/12/2021||Safeguarding / Prevent / H & S||Yes||None||None||None||2/4||3/3|
|Matthew Francis||Community||16/07/2023||Curriculum / T & L / Policy Group||Yes||None||None||None||1/1||3/3|
|Nicola Deville||Staff||31/12/2021||H & S / Training||Yes||None||None||None||2/4||2/3|
|Paul Forbes OBE||TGAT||31/12/2021||PPM / Safeguarding / Prevent||Yes||None||None||None||4/4||2/3|
|Simon McCarthy||Executive Principal: Primary Education||n/a||PPM||Yes||None||HA, MNA, RA and TSLA||None||–||–|
|Sir John Townsley||Chief Executive Officer||n/a||PPM||Yes||None||HA, EHC, BA, MNA, RA, TMA, TGAT, TFA, SCITT, TSLA, TRGA, BSA||None||–||–|
|Ursula Wyatt||TGAT||31/12/2021||Sports Premium / Pupil Premium||Yes||None||None||None||4/4||3/3|
|Verona Brown||TGAT||31/12/2021||Sports Premium / Pupil Premium||Yes||None||None||None||4/4||2/3|