The Current Chair of the Local Governing Body is:
John Darch.
Mail can be sent directly to:
John Darch, Kingsbury Academy, Kingsbury Road, Coundon, Coventry, CV6 1PJ.
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Local Governing Body Information

Governor Involvement

NameTrustee/ MemberDate first AppointedAppointing BodyEnd of Term dateReason for stepping downChair/ Vice ChairCommittee ChairCommittee membershipBusiness InterestsAttendance at meetings for 2019/2020Staff/ Governor/ member/ trustee ConnectionsOther Governor posts held
John DarchLGB01.09.2020Local Governing Board01.09.2024 ChairNone5NoneNone
Chris Nield LGB01.09.2020Academy Members01.09.2024  None2NoneNone
Sean Byrne  LGB01.09.2020Academy Members01.09.2024   None2NoneNone
Donald Foulks  LGB01.09.2020Academy Members01.09.2024  None1NoneNone
Dianne GilmoreLGB01.09.2020Academy Members01.09.2024   None1Staff GovernorNone
Udai ChilamkurthiLGB14.10.2020Academy Members14.10.2024     None0Parent GovernorNone
Andrea DavisLGB04.01.2021Local Governing Board   NoneTBCHeadteacherNone
Dale BallLGB14.05.2021Parent Governor16.05.2025TBCTBCTBCTBC
Local Governors that have served in last 12 months
Susannah RobertsLGB01.09.2020Local Governing Board04.01.2021Interim Headteacher period finishedNone0HeadteacherNone
Kingsbury Academy – Local Governing Board Attendance
Y = Attended, N = Apologies Accepted, NA = Apologies not Accepted, NS = No Apologies sent, ? = Attendance Not Marked, Blank = Not Required
Full Governing BoardFull Governing BoardFull Governing BoardFull Governing BoardFull Governing BoardFull Governing Board
GovernorGovernor Type07 Oct 202026 Nov 202011 Feb 202131 Mar 202106 May 202123 Jun 2021
Mr Dale Ball – from 17.5.21Parent governorY
Mr Sean ByrneCommunity governorYYYNYY
Mr Udai Kiran Chilamkurthi – from 14.10.21Parent governorYYYYY
Mr John DarchCommunity governorYYNNYY
Mrs Andrea Davis – from 1.1.21Head TeacherYYYYY
Mr Donald FoulksCommunity governorYYYYYY
Mrs Dianne GilmoreStaff governorYNYYYY
Dr Chris NieldCommunity governorYYYYYY
Susannah Roberts – Acting head until
Mr Andrew Simpson – resigned