The local Governing Body at Abbey School

As an academy, the Local Governing Body of Abbey School has delegated powers from the Nexus Multi Academy Trust Board of Directors, which are outlined in the Trust’s Scheme of Delegation.

The Trust Chief Executive Officer and Chief Finance Officer act as advisors to the Local Governing Body, and attend most meetings

The Governing Body was constituted on 1st June 2016 and the following structure of Governance is now in place:

  • Head Teacher
  • No fewer than 2 Parent Governors
  • No more than 2 Staff Governors
  • At least 3 Associate Governors

MINIMUM TOTAL = 7 GOVERNORS (inc 3 members of staff)

Abbey School Local governing body

Click on the LGB member to view their profile.

Governing body minutes can be viewed below

How can I contact the school governors? The governors can be contacted via the Clerk to Governors c/o  Abbey School, Little Common Lane, Kimberworth, Rotherham, S61 2RA, or email

How are governors chosen? There are different categories of Governors: Parent Governors, Staff Governors, and Associate Governors.