Governor Roles and Responsibilites
The Governing Body’s role is to:
The Governing Body’s key responsibilities are to:
The day to day running of the Academy is the responsibility of the Executive Principal and the Principal.
Monitoring and evaluation
The monitoring and evaluation that the Governing Body undertakes covers areas such as:
Multi-Academy Trust Structure
The Skinners' Kent Academy is part of a Multi-Academy Trust with Skinners' Kent Primary School. For the Multi Academy Trust Structure for The Skinners' Kent Academy and Skinners' Kent Primary school click here.
Governing Body Committees
There are three main committees which meet separately – the Education Committee, the Finance and General Purposes Committee (F&GP) and the Marketing and Development Committee. These allow Governors time to debate and examine key issues relating to these areas, and also meet several times over the course of the Academy year.
For the Governing Body Code of Conduct for Skinners' Schools and Academies, please click here.
Governors receive a training session prior to each Full Governing Body meeting. Further training is delivered at: a biennial Governor Awayday; an Annual Governor and Senior Leadership Team training session at Skinners' Hall (organised by The Skinners' Company) and in other sessions as required. All governors are also required to complete two online training courses annually - Safeguarding and Child Protection and Channel General Awareness (Prevent).
If you wish to contact the Chairman of Governors, please write to:
Chairman of Governors
c/o The Skinners’ Kent Academy