The David Ross Education Trust

David Ross Education Trust schools create a rich and exciting learning environment that inspires students to become their confident, academic best.

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Thomas Middlecott Academy

Thomas Middlecott Academy seeks to broaden the horizons of each and every student, helping them to achieve at the highest level both academically and through their talents outside the classroom.

Governors

Our Governors

Thomas Middlecott Academy is governed by an Academy Improvement Board.

Our governors are:

  • Kimberley Willmot
    Executive Principal
  • Lisa Hawkins
    Principal
  • Tracey Maloney
    DRET Appointed Governor (Chair)
  • Mark Neild
    DRET Appointed Governor
  • Juliet Jaggs
    DRET Appointed Governor
  • Maria Maltby
    DRET Appointed Governor
  • Nicola Hall Rushton
    Staff Governor
  • Donna Brocklesby
    Parent Governor
  • Vicky Bayley
    Clerk

Governor Assigned Responsibilities

 Curriculum, Pupil and Student Voice - Donna Brocklesby

Safeguarding and Attendance - Juliet Jaggs

Contacting a Governor

To contact a governor, please contact the Trust Governance Team by emailing governance@dret.co.uk.

If you are looking to contact a Governor to make a complaint or share a concern, please note that as per our Complaints Policy, governors do not investigate complaints at Stage 1 or Stage 2.  This enables them to be impartial should a complaint be escalated to a Stage 3 governor panel. If you wish to make a complaint, please complete this form and your complaint will be investigated accordingly.

Scheme of Delegation

Information about the David Ross Education Trust's scheme of delegation is available here.

Minutes of the Academy Scrutiny Committee

Should you wish to view a copy of the minutes of the ASC at this academy, please contact the Trust Governance Team, who will be able to provide you with an electronic or paper copy of the minutes.

Are you interested in becoming an academy governor?

We are looking for new governors to support our academies. Our governors work closely with their academies to support the Trust’s goal of broadening the horizons of young people through a world-class education, equipping our students with the skills and experiences to become their confident, academic best, no matter what.

If you have an interest in, and commitment to, improving education and would like to make a difference within your community, please register your interest in becoming a governor by completing our governor application form. If you have any questions about a governor’s role or responsibilities please contact us at governance@dret.co.uk or review our information pack below. 

march 2024 governor recruitment booklet.pdf

What is it like being a governor with DRET?

To understand what it is like to be a governor with us, take a look at our testimonial booklet and videos which contain insights from serving governors. 

governor testimonial booklet.pdf

 

 Emma Bennett 

Angela Watts 

Stephen Platten 

Garry Allen

 

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