There are 13 governors on the Kings Academy Board, made up of 4
foundation governors, 4 community governors, 4 parent governors and 1
staff governor. Governors are appointed by the members of the Wessex
Learning Trust, parent governors are elected by parents of current
students and staff governors are elected by school staff, except the
headteacher who is ex-officio.
The full governing body usually meets four times per year. A large
part of these meetings is used to discuss the work carried out by the
There are two committees, each aligned to the responsibilities of a
member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) who attends the meeting.
Five to eight governors sit on each committee, utilising their
individual experience and skills.
The committee are:
- School Standards and Improvement ‐ responsible for evaluating exam
performance, assessment and target setting for students, curriculum
- Finance and Human Resource ‐ responsible for financial planning and
management, staffing, site and resource management, health and safety
and school administration.
Please see link below, detailing the current committee structure of
the Governing Body
It is a requirement that the Governors' Register of Business
Interests is published as below:
Correspondence to the Governing Body should be addressed to the
Chair, Mr Davey, and sent to Miss Pearce, Clerk to Governors at The
Kings of Wessex Academy, Station Road, Cheddar, BS27 3AQ
If you are interested in becoming a governor, or wish to address any
concerns directly, please contact Miss Pearce, Clerk to Governors on
RPearce@wessexlearningtrust.co.uk or see the newsletter for
information of any current vacancies.