Who are our Governors?

Admiral Lord Nelson School is an Academy which is a publicly funded, independently governed school. This means that it has a funding agreement with the Secretary of State for Education and the Governing Body is responsible for this.

ALNS Local Governing Body 2017-2018

Name of Governor Type of   Appointee Date Appointed
Nys Hardingham Headteacher April 2014
David Giles Director Appointed April 2014
Jane Beecher Director Appointed September 2016
Susan Bulloch Co-opted September 2016
Toby Simmonds Co-opted April 2014
Justeen White Co-opted January 2017
Hayden Taylor Co-opted September 2017
Tania Osborne Parent Elected (Chair) January 2015
Nathan Waites Parent Elected May 2017
Robin Parr Parent Elected December 2017
Martine Churchill Employee Elected May 2017
Helen Surawy Employee Elected May 2017
Adetola Adebesin Employee Elected February 2018


Members of the Academy Trust

Name                    Date Appointed
Tania Osborne September 2016
Steven Labedz April 2014
Andy Cree September 2016
Mike Park April 2016
Paul Hayes July 2017
Felicia Drummond July 2017
Matthew Stratton May 2017
Claire Copeland July 2017
Amanda Barrett December 2017


Record of Governors who have served in the last year

Name of Governor Type of Appointee Date of Appontment Date of leaving
Kelly Dawkins Parent Elected May 2017 September 2017
Lauren Roe Employee Elected May 2017 December 2017



Declared Interests

Name    Business   Interests Financial Interests Governor at   other Schools
Nys Hardingham None None No
David Giles None None No
Toby Simmonds None None Copnor Primary School
Tania Osborne (Chair) None None No
Jane Beecher None None No
Martine Churchill None None No
Susan Bulloch None None No
Justine White None None No
Nathan Waites The Decurci Trust None No


ALNS Local Governing   Body Attendance 2015 – 2016 ALNS Local Governing   Body Attendance 2016-2017
Name Meetings Attended

(out of a possible 6)

Name Meetings Attended

(out of a possible 6)

Steven   Labedz 2 Jane   Beecher 6
Nys   Hardingham 6 Susan Bulloch 5
David   Giles 3 Martine Churchill 5
Jeff   Smith 5 Kelly Dawkins 1 (out of possible 2)
Tim   Rampton 4 David   Giles 2
Toby   Simmonds 6 Nys Hardingham 6
Jean   Gammon 3 Tania   Osborne 5
Tania   Osborne 5 Lauren Roe 2 (out of possible 2)
Scott   Taviner 3 Toby   Simmonds 6
Hannah   Cassidy 2 Helen Surawy 2 (out of possible 2)
Jane   Beecher 5 Nathan Waites 2 (out of possible 2)
Zoe   Sampson 2 (out of 4) Justeen White 4 (out of possibel 4)
Lauren   Roe 4