Meet the Governors

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Meet the Governors

Newlands Governors 

Mr Roger Silk, Chair of Governors & Chair of Joint LGB 
Mrs Georgina Glover, Vice Chair of Governors
Mr Sam Atkinson, Executive Headteacher
Miss Kirstie Phippin, Staff Governor


Dame Janet Shared Governors 

Bill Hammond – Appointed Governor
Jannette Watson – Appointed Governor
Juliet Herd – Staff Governor
Sarah Hutley – Staff Governor
Nicola Haughie – Parent Governor
Simon Marshall- Associate Member

Membership of the Newlands Primary School Governance Committee


Term of Office
TypeResponsibilityDeclaration of Interest
Roger Silk
Appointed by Trust

Thanet Joint Governing Body Member

Chair of Governors & Chair of Thanet Joint Governing Body
  • Governor at Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys. Interest Started in 2002.
  • Trustee, Director and Company Secretary of the Kent Cricket Board. Interest Started in 2013.
Georgina Glover 27/09/18- 27/09/2022Thanet Joint Governing Body MemberVice Chair of Governors for Newlands Primary Academy
  • Governor at Simon Langton Grammar School for Girls.
  • Governor at Hoath & Chislet C of E Federation.
  • Governor at the Stour Academy
  • Canterbury City Council Councillor
  • Kent County Council Consultant for Legal and Democratic Services.
VacancyParent GovernorNil
Kirstie Phippin
Staff Governor
  • 1 declared Family Influence, related to the Business Manager. Interest Started Feb 2016.
Sam AtkinsonExecutive Headteacher
Ex- Officio

Governing Body Composition

1 Headteacher
1 Staff Governors- 1 Vacancy
1 Ordinary Governors
0 Parent Governor- 2 Vacancies
1 Co-Opted Governor


Leavers from 2017-2018


Term of Office
TypeResponsibilityDeclaration of Interest
Paul MIllis


Staff GovernorHealth & SafetyNil 
Neil Hornus

09/11/16- 27/09/18

Appointed GovernorNil
Christian Markham 






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The Kemnal Academies Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under company number 7348231. Its registered address is The Atkins Centre, Kemnal Technology College, Sevenoaks Way, Sidcup, Kent DA14 5AA. “Newlands Primary School” is a business name used by The Kemnal Academies Trust.

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