Washingborough Academy is part of Aurum Academies Trust, a Limited Company registered in England.

Company Registration No:  07971651

Registered Address:  School Lane, Washingborough, Lincoln, LN4 1BW

Aurum Academies Trust Members are:

  • Steve Baker
  • Keith Swann
  • Joyce Robinson
  • Kate Caldwell
Aurum Academies Trust Directors are:
  • Steve Baker (Chair)
  • Mandy Hudson
  • Jason O’Rourke
  • Joyce Robinson
  • Keith Swann

Governing Body Roles and Members

The roles and responsibilities of the Governing Body of Washingborough Academy are:

  • To always endeavour to promote a high standard of quality of education
  • To challenge and monitor the performance of the Academy
  • To manage the academy trust finances and property
  • To employ a high calibre of staff that will empower children with their learning

Election/Appointment of Governors

Parent and Staff Governors are elected.  All other Governors are appointed by members of the trust.

Mr Steve Baker and Mr Keith Swann have been elected as Chair and Vice-chair of the Governing Body respectively.

Day to day management of the school is delegated to the Head Teacher.

The Governing Body of Washingborough Academy is as follows:

Member Governors:
  • Mr Steve Baker (Chair): 2008 – onwards

I’ve been on the governing body since November 2008. Both my children have attended Washingborough Academy and it’s been great to be part of the team guiding their education. My experience in private industry enables me to bring management, finance and health & safety skills to the school, whilst at the same time being able to take my experiences as a member of the governing body back into my work life.

  • Mr Keith Swann (Vice-Chair) 2012 – onwards
  • Mrs Joyce Robinson 2009 – onwards
Appointed Governors:
  • Dr Pat Beckley  2014 – onwards
  • Mrs Thirza Harris  2015 – onwards
Parent Governors:
  • Mr James Sewell 2017 onwards
  • Mr Simon Colburn 2017 onwards
  • Mrs Rachel Chard 2017 onwards
Staff Governors:
  • Mrs Mandy Hudson
  • Mr Jason O’Rourke
  • Miss Catherine Taylor
  • Mrs Kelly Robinson

The governing body can be contacted by email at or in writing to: The Clerk to the Governing Body, Washingborough Academy, School Lane, Washingborough, Lincoln, LN4 1BW.