Hogsthorpe Primary Academy is governed by an Academy Scrutiny Committee.
Our governors are:
Danielle was appointed a Staff Governor on 5 October 2012. She decided to become a governor to share her passion for the academy with others, and to work alongside like-minded individuals who are striving to improve the education and nurturing environment of the academy. Danielle is the Assistant Principal at the academy. She has a deep understanding of the academy, its demographics and the needs of their children, which she hopes is conveyed at every meeting. Danielle's interests include Reading, walking and camping.
Andrew ClarkeInterim Principal
Ellis JacklinDRET Appointed Governor (Chair)
Ellis was appointed a DRET Appointed Governor on 7 January 2016 and is currently serving his third term of office as Chair after being re-elected by his fellow governors. He became a governor as he wanted to gain more understanding on how Governance worked 'behind the scenes' in schools. Ellis is also a Trustee of a local Multi Academy Trust and was previously a governor at his children's school. At Hogsthorpe, he has been assigned the link responsibility for Safeguarding. Ellis has worked in Education for over 9 years after starting an IT career from the age of 18 as an IT Operator. He has worked as a Senior Engineer, Systems Development Lead, Regional IT Manager and his current position is Head of IT & Data for a large Multi Academy Trust. Ellis is proud of managing a team of Central Data and IT professionals delivering an outstanding service to 34 Academies right across the country. The team ethic that has been built is solid and he is immensely proud to lead them. Ellis enjoys visiting local beaches and walking with his family.
Claire MainwaringDRET Appointed Governor (Vice Chair)
Claire was appointed a DRET Appointed Governor on 18 March 2021. She has been working in schools for a number of years, both within Lincolnshire and out of Lincolnshire. Claire is a governor at two other primary schools and enjoys the idea of helping schools to achieve the best for their students. She is an experienced teacher at a large Secondary school in Lincolnshire and has a very good understanding of the current educational situation. Claire is studying towards her Masters in Education. Due to her experience she will be able to act as the Critical Friend, challenge and support the academy. Claire has two daughters at home and so much of her time, while not working or being a governor, is spent with them and their out of school activities. She is involved in many community groups linked to her daughters' activities.
Anna WoronieckaDRET Appointed Governor
Anna joined the trust in 2020. She is currently an IT & AI Innovation Lead for the Trust, and is a governor at 4 DRET schools.
She became a governor because of the potential positive impact on the learning, development and wellbeing of pupils and staff within schools. She is particularly passionate about equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as attendance and its impacts on education.
Her experience as a DRET primary senior administrator as well as a primary data analyst, allows her to bring unique perspective and understanding of the academies to the ASC.
In her free time she enjoys Dungeons and Dragons, video games, cooking and making art.
Shane AshfordAppointed Governor
Shane was appointed a DRET Appointed Governor on 12 May 2022. He wanted to become a governor to help to improve the life chances for all children. He has over 10 years of experience serving as governor and is currently Chair at a local Secondary Academy within the Trust. He brings a good level of challenge to the ASC. He brings a good level of challenge to the ASC. Shane was formally a Retail Store Manager for a National Health, Beauty and Home Retailer but is now working for a local Food Production Company which has given him a view of the opportunities in different sectors. A He has knowledge of the workplace in both a management and non-management capacity. His interests and passions include spending time with his family and Ten Pin Bowling.
Yasmin BroughtonStaff Governor
Allison starting working for the Trust in 2021. She is currently the Senior Administrator at Hogsthorpe Primary Academy and started clerking in April 2022. She was originally from London where she worked mainly in leisure, hospitality and also the education sector in both state and independent schools. She is a qualified teacher of English as a foreign language and also a qualified reflexologist, giving treatments in her spare time. Allison enjoys dog walking, darts, baking, crafting and spending time with her partner, friends and family.
Governor Assigned Responsibilities
Safeguarding & SEND - Ellis Jacklin
Attendance - Anna Woroniecka
Curriculum - Yasmin Broughton
Contacting a Governor
To contact a governor, please contact the Trust Governance Team by emailing email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or review our information pack below.
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.
Annual Reports, Articles of Association, Trustees and Members
annual report - https://www.dret.co.uk/Financial-Information/
annual audited accounts - https://www.dret.co.uk/Financial-Information/
articles of association - https://www.dret.co.uk/docs/governance/articles_of_association/DRET-Articles-of-Association.pdf
names of charity trustees and members - https://www.dret.co.uk/docs/governance/terms_of_office_and_attendance_records/DRET-Trust-Board-Terms-of-Office-and-Attendance-Records-2019-20.pdf and https://www.dret.co.uk/docs/governance/scheme_of_delegation/DRET_Scheme_of_Delegation.pdf
funding agreement - https://www.dret.co.uk/Funding-Agreements/
the structure and remit of the members, board of trustees, its committees and local governing bodies (the trust’s scheme of delegation for governance functions), and the full names of the chair of each (where applicable) - https://www.dret.co.uk/docs/governance/scheme_of_delegation/DRET_Scheme_of_Delegation.pdf
for each member who has served at any point over the past 12 months, their full names, date of appointment, date they stepped down (where applicable), and relevant business and pecuniary interests including governance roles in other educational institutions - https://www.dret.co.uk/docs/governance/terms_of_office_and_attendance_records/DRET-Trust-Board-Terms-of-Office-and-Attendance-Records-2019-20.pdf
for each trustee and local governor who has served at any point over the past 12 months, their full names, date of appointment, term of office, date they stepped down (where applicable), who appointed them (in accordance with the trust’s articles), and relevant business and pecuniary interests including governance roles in other educational institutions. If the trust’s accounting officer is not a trustee their relevant business and pecuniary interests must still be published. - https://www.dret.co.uk/docs/governance/declarations/DRET-Trustee-and-Dir-Declarations.pdf
for each trustee their attendance records at board and committee meetings over the last academic year - https://www.dret.co.uk/docs/governance/terms_of_office_and_attendance_records/DRET-Trust-Board-Terms-of-Office-and-Attendance-Records-2019-20.pdf
for each local governor their attendance records at local governing body meetings over the last academic year - https://www.hogsthorpeprimary.co.uk/Governors/
- Current Governors Hogsthorpe Primary Academy
- Declarations Hogsthorpe Primary Academy
- Former Governor Declarations Hogsthorpe Primary Academy
- Former Governors Hogsthorpe Primary Academy
- Governor and Trustee Training Programme 2023 24
- Governor Recruitment Booklet Summer 2023
- Governor Testimonial Booklet
- Meetings Hogsthorpe Primary Academy 2022 23
- Meetings Hogsthorpe Primary Academy 2023 24