Meet the Governors

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Meet the Governors

Membership of the Joint Local Governing Body

Membership of the Newlands Primary School Local Governance Committee




Date of Appointment

Term of Office

TypeResponsibilityDeclaration of Interest

Roger Silk

Appointed: 08.02.17 

Term:     28/09/2018-08/02/2021

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

Appointed:  27.09.18

Term:             27/09/18- 27/09/2022

Thanet 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. Interest began 2007.
  • Governor at the Stour Academy
  • Canterbury City Council Councillor
  • Kent County Council Consultant for Legal and Democratic Services.
VacancyParent Governor Nil

Kirstie Phippin

Appointed:  09.02.16


Staff Governor 
  • 1 declared Family Influence, related to the Business Manager. Interest Started Feb 2016.

David Bailey


Head of School 


  • 1 declared Family Influence, Partner is also a TKAT Employee. Interest Started Sept 2005. 

Sam Atkinson 


Executive Headteacher
Ex- Officio
Kim Metcalfe  Clerk to the Governing body
  • The Education People, Clerk to school governors. Interest Began Nov 2016.

Leavers from 2017-2018


Term of Office
TypeResponsibilityDeclaration of Interest

Paul MIllis

Resignation Date: 09.05.18


Staff GovernorHealth & SafetyNil 

Neil Hornus

Removal: 27.09.18

09/11/16- 27/09/18

Appointed Governor Nil

Christian Markham 

Resignation: 31.08.18





Dame Janet Primary Academy (DJPA) Local 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



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Tomorrow is the last day of term! It's been a busy and exciting week, we've had Parents Evening, Harvest Festival, Topic themed dress up days, school trips & much much more! We wish you all a restful half-term break ready for another fun-filled Term which starts on 28th October.
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Phone: 01843 593 086


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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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