School Governors

Name of GovernorMrs Laura Jones

Hannah Luck

Governor Role

Parent Governor

What meetings does this governor attend?

Main Governors’ and Business Committee

Term of office (when they started and are due to finish)

Term of Office started on: 28 th November 2016

Term of Office finishes on: 27th November 2020

What does or did this Governor do for a job?

I work as a counsellor for Relate Nottinghamshire.

Do they have children at The Oakwood Academy?

I have a daughter in Year 9. And I have a son who is in Primary school.

Why did they want to be a Governor at The Oakwood Academy?

I want to make a contribution to the school’s improvement and development. I want to make a difference for my daughter’s education and for every child’s education. I want the school to be a place where children and staff feel proud and positive of their own individual achievement and that of the school community as a whole.

What specific skills and expertise does this Governor bring to The Oakwood Academy?

I bring empathy and understanding as a parent and counsellor. I work with individuals, couples and families on the issues that are affecting them and help them make the changes they need to improve their personal and relationship difficulties. I have previous experience of working in different sectors (education, civil service, charitable organisations) mainly in a communications manager role; I have worked with senior management colleagues on strategic development and I have worked with colleagues in HR to recruit and performance manage staff.