Kimberley Governing Body


The Governing Body comprises: up to 8 community members appointed by the directors, up to 4 parent governors elected by parents, up to 2 staff governors appointed by the LGB, 1 ex-officio headteacher and the CEO.


The Governing Body has three key strategic functions:

  • To ensure the clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction of the school;

  • To oversee and hold the headteacher and staff to account for the educational  performance of the school; and to oversee effective financial performance of the school.


The Board is not responsible for the day to day operation of the school – this is a matter for the headteacher who is accountable to the Governing Body.

Kimberley School is a member of the East Midlands Education Trust.  The Scheme of Delegation and the Supplementary Funding Agreement is published here.

Governor Membership

Declarations of Interests 2019 / 2020

In September each year, governors and staff are required to complete a Declaration of Interests form. The Clerk to the Governors at the School prepares a formal report to the Governing Body confirming the extent of Governor compliance with this requirement and setting out details of all interests. For the year 2019/2020 there was 100% compliance. No interests were declared. The Register of Governor interests is available at the School for inspection on request to the Clerk.


The declarations show that no Governors have any direct indirect pecuniary or non-pecuniary interests other than the following:


Mrs L Braithwaite: sibling of CEO of EMET Trust

Nicole Atkinson: Partnership at GP Practice/Clinical Lead at Clinical Commissioning Group and Shareholder at aerospace business

No other interests declared.

You can contact the Chair of Governors by writing to The Clerk to The Governors at the school address.

0115 938 7000

The Kimberley School

Newdigate St | Kimberley | Nottinghamshire | NG16 2NJ

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