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Larwood School

Part of Larwood Academy Trust

Our Trustees, Chart of Attendance & Pecuniary Interests

The trustees at Larwood School are truly committed to ensuring that all students get the very best educational experience. They regularly visit the school to see it working during the day as well as attending a variety of meetings which are designed to challenge and support the school on its constant journey of improvement.

Their work includes:

  • Regular meetings with the Head teacher
  • Reviewing and formulating policy and practice
  • Attending school functions, such as plays, parents evenings and training events
  • Ensuring that the school provides value for money
  • Working with staff to review and evaluate school performance

Key figures are Mrs Sandra Barr - Chair of Trustees and Mrs Jacky Baker - Vice Chair of Trustees.

Please see below, a full list of our board of trustees

BOARD of trustees Declaration of pecuniary interests 
DATE OF REVIEW NAME ROLE INTEREST DECLARED 
01.11.2021 SANDRA BARR

CHAIR OF TRUSTEES

CHAIR OF PREMISES COMMITTEE

 LARWOOD ACADEMY TRUST


No business interests declared
 

Holds position of District Ward Councillor in Stevenage. 
 

Great Niece - Georgina Longcroft (staff member)

John Brooks (casual member of staff) is trustee to her son's financial accounts

Trustee of Knebworth House
May 2021

Mayor of Stevenage
May 2021 - May 2022

06/10/2021

JACKY BAKER

VICE CHAIR OF TRUSTEES

CHAIR OF FINANCE COMMITTEE

LARWOOD ACADEMY TRUST

Director of Fistral Impex Ltd
Since 05/2018

11/10/2021

PETER MYERS

CHAIR OF TLA COMMITTEE

LARWOOD ACADEMY TRUST

No business interests declared

15/10/2021 LAURA WILLIAMS

TRUSTEE PARENT REPRESENTATIVE

CHAIR OF BAS

LARWOOD ACADEMY TRUST

No business interests declared

15/10/2021 KEITH ABRAHAMS

TRUSTEE

LARWOOD ACADEMY TRUST

Shareholder & Director of The Adpet Living Foundation CIC, Positive Ways LTD, Just Clarity Ltd & Just Clarity Group Ltd, JNB Projects 2020 Ltd, Positiveways Ltd, FOGASG16 CIC

Stakes in Enterprise Digital Marketing LTD


Lecturer and Tutor for BPP University College, Contributor to Human Givens Institute British Psychological Society Association of
Coaching General Hypnotherapy
Register
 

Personal interest to Terry Tyler District Councillor NHDC

Has a role with Middlesex University as Mentor on Masters degree for students studying the SEMH Course. We do not have any current staff studying with them
06/10/2021

SEAN TRIMBLE

CHIEF EXECUTIVE/

ACCOUNTING OFFICER/

08/10/2021 JUSTINE SHARP

TRUSTEE

LARWOOD ACADEMY TRUST

No business interests declared
06/10/2021

PAUL SMITH

TRUSTEE LARWOOD ACADEMY TRUST

ACTING HEADTEACHER @ BRANDLES SCHOOL

No business interests declared
02/11/2021 DANIEL LOGIN

TRUSTEE

LARWOOD ACADEMY TRUST

Trustee at Bedfordshire SU
02/11/2021 PIERRE VANE DER MERWE

TRUSTEE

ACTING HEADTEACHER @

LARWOOD SCHOOL

No business interests declared

 

ENDED APPOINTEES

 

11/02/2018

ENDED
09/05/2019

LOUISA BARR

CO-OPTED GOVERNOR

LARWOOD SCHOOL

No business interests declared

Mother - Sandra Barr
(Chair of Governors)

Cousin - Georgina Longcroft
(Staff member)

16/10/2020

ENDED
01/09/2019

JAMES WALKER 

PARENT GOVERNOR

LARWOOD SCHOOL

No business interests declared

 

23/10/2019

ENDED
01/02/2020

STUART JACOBS

TRUSTEE (STAFF)

LARWOOD SCHOOL

No business interests declared

24/09/2020

ENDED
17/10/2020

JOHN THURGOOD CHAIR OF FINANCE No business interests declared

10/02/2020

ENDED
13/07/2021

DONNA-LOUISE COBBAN GOVERNOR @ BRANDLES SCHOOL No business interests declared

 

Sandra Barr - Chair of Trustees 

Committees:

  • Finance
  • Safeguarding
  • Children Looked After
  • Complaints
  • Premises
jacky baker - vice chair of trustees 

Committees:

  • Finance
  • Discipline
  • Complaints
Pete Myers - chair of tla committee 

Committees:

  • Chair of TLA (Teaching, Learning and Assessment)
  • Trustee
Laura Williams - parent trustee representative 

Committees:

  • Chair of BAS
  • Trustee
  • Parent Representative
Keith Abrahams - Trustee & Governor at Larwood School
 

Committees:

  • BAS (Behaviour, Attendance & Safeguarding)
  • Audit
  • Trustee
  • Larwood School Governor
Sean Trimble - chief executive OFFICER, headteacher, chief accounting officer & trustee 

Committees: 

  • Finance
  • BAS (Behaviour, Attendance & Safeguarding)
  • TLA (Teaching, Learning and Assessment)
  • Safeguarding
  • Children Looked After
  • Complaints
PAUL SMITH - HEADTEACHER OF BRANDLES SCHOOL & TRUSTEE 

Committees:

  • Headteacher of Brandles School
  • BAS (Behaviour, Attendance & Safeguarding)
  • TLA (Teaching, Learning and Assessment)
  • Finance
  • Trustee
DANIEL LOGiN - TRUSTEE
 

Committees:

  • Audit (Chair)
  • Governor at Brandles School
  • TLA (Teaching, Learning and Assessment)
  • Finance
  • Trustee
JUSTINE SHARP - TRUSTEE
 

Committees:

  • Trustee