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 2019-2020

Name of Governor Type of Appointee Date Appointed
Nys HardinghamHeadteacherApril 2014
Tina HenleyDirector AppointedJune 2018
Jane BeecherDirector AppointedSeptember 2016
Tania OsborneDirector Appointed (Chair)January 2019
Toby SimmondsCo-optedMay 2018 (re-elected)
Justeen WhiteCo-optedJanuary 2017
Hayden TaylorCo-optedSeptember 2017
Nathan WaitesParent ElectedMay 2017
VacantParent Elected
Robin ParrParent ElectedDecember 2017
Helen SurawayEmployee ElectedMay 2017


Members of the Academy Trust

Name Date Appointed NameDate Appointed
Steven Labedz April 2014 Matthew StrattonMay 2017
Nys Hardingham April 2014 Paul HayesJuly 2017
Mike Park April 2016 Felicia DrummondJuly 2017
Tania OsborneSeptember 2016 Claire CopelandJuly 2017
Andy Cree September 2016 Amanda BarrettDecember 2017


Record of Governors who have served in the last year

Name of GovernorType of AppointeeDate of AppointmentDate of Leaving
Emma HughesEmployee ElectedSeptember 2018August 2019
Adetola AdebesinEmployee ElectedFebruary 2018August 2019


Declared Interests

Name Business Interests Financial Interests Governor at Other Institutions
Nys HardinghamNone None No
Hayden TaylorUnloc Learning Ltd None Arundel Court Primary School
Portsmouth College Corporation
Toby SimmondsNone None Copnor Primary School
Tania Osborne None None No
Jane Beecher None None No
Robin Parr None None South Downs National Trust Park
Justine White Hampshire CC None No
Nathan Waites The Decurci Trust None No
Helen Surawy None None No


ALNS Local Governing Body Attendance 2018-2019

Adetola AdebesinNYYYNYYN
Helen BarnesYYNYYYYY
Jane BeecherYNYYYYYY
Nys HardinghamYYYYYYYY
Tania OsborneYYYYYYYN
Toby SimmondsYNYYYYYY
Hayden TaylorNYYNYYYY
Nathan WaitesYYNYYNYY
Justeen WhiteYNNYYYNN