Welton Academy
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At Welton we have a Local Governing Body committed to helping our academy to flourish.

Our governors are:

Headteacher – Sol Johnson

Foundation Governor- Jackie Hibbert (Chair)

DRET Appointed Governor- Malcolm Souter (Vice Chair)

DRET Appointed Governor- Andrew McFarlane-Holt

DRET Appointed Governor- Meryl Lovatt

DRET Appointed Governor - John Edwards

Parent Governor - Nathan Beahan

Parent Governor - Emma Hands

Foundation Governor - Elizabeth Heath 

Staff Governor - Deborah Godfrey

Clerk – Teresa Elkin


Data and Standards committee members:

John Edwards (Chair), Emma Hands (Vice Chair), Sol Johnson, Meryl Lovatt, Jackie Hibbert, Elizabeth Heath, Nathan Beahan


Governor Assigned Roles

Foundation Stage, Health and Safety - Malcolm Souter

Safeguarding - John Edwards

SIAMS and RE - Elizabeth Heath

Pupil Voice - Meryl Lovatt

Maths - Nathan Beahan

English - Emma Hands

Reading - Elizabeth Heath

Special Educational Needs - Jackie Hibbert

Pupil Premium and Sports Premium - Andrew McFarlane-Holt


Scheme of Delegation

Information about the David Ross Education Trust's scheme of delegation is available here.

Contacting a Governor

To contact a governor, please phone or email the academy directly who will pass on your enquiry to the relevant governor.

Minutes of Local Governing Body meetings

Should you wish to view a copy of the minutes of the Local Governing Body at this academy, please contact the academy directly who will pass on your request to the Clerk who will be able to provide you with an electronic or paper copy of the minutes.

Interested in becoming a Governor at this Academy?

If you’d like to know more about the role of a governor at this academy and are considering joining the Local Governing Body, please contact DRET Governor Services by emailing