Governing Body

The Governors are volunteers who make a positive contribution to the school by giving their time, expertise and experience to help to shape the leadership and quality of learning across The Kingsway School. The Governors work in partnership with all staff to raise the educational achievement and attainment of all our pupils.

Governors' Information & Duties

Governance - to view the structure and remit of the members of the board of trustees and its committees, please visit the Trust Governance page: Trust Governance and Members ELT

Our Chair of Governors, Jon Exley, may be contacted care of The Kingsway School, Foxland Road, Gatley, Cheadle, SK8 4QX


Local Governors who are serving or have served at any point over the past 12 months:

Name of Local Governor Date of appointment Term of office Date stepped down Who appointed them Relevant business & pecuniary interests
Jon Exley 13.10.2021 From 13.10.2021 to 12.10.2025 (Chair)   GB/board Wife is employed as an Exam & Data Officer at The Kingsway School (employee at ELT)
Janine Appleton 01.05.2018 From 01.05.2022 to 30.04.2026   GB/board Employee at Education Learning Trust
Leanne Baker 01.05.2018 From 13.10.2022 to 12.10.2025   Elected by parents  
Sarah Holmes 18.05.2018 From 13.10.2021 to 12.10.2025   Elected by parents

Employed as an Exam & Data Officer at The Kingsway School (employee at ELT)

Parent Governor at Laurus Trust

Ben Carr 21.09.2022 From 21.09.2022 to 20.09.2026   Elected by school staff Employed as Librarian and Reading Intervention Lead at The Kingsway School
Ben Attfield 24.11.2022 From 24.11.2022 to 23.11.2026   GB/board  
Zain Ahmad 08.02.2023 From 08.02.2023 to 07.02.2027   GB/board  
Catherine Georgeson 27.06.2023 From 27.06.2023 to 26.06.2027   Elected by parents  
Victoria Holmes 27.06.2023 From 27.06.2023 to 26.06.2027   Elected by parents  
Graham Thomas 10.10.2020 From 10.10.2020 to 23.03.2023 23.03.2023 GB/board Wife was employed as Cover Supervisor at The Kingsway School
Helen Wilkinson 30.09.2019 From 30.09.2019 to 26.02.2023 26.02.2023 Elected by parents Employee at Pearson


Governor Attendance Data

Procedure for Election of Parent Governor

Governor's Diversity Data

Diversity is important and we want our governing board to be reflective of the community they serve.
Governing board diversity data is collected on a voluntary basis.