The Board of Governors - Our promise to you

The Governors and Senior team at the school will lead and inspire an excellent, modern, employer responsive curriculum. Excellent teaching and learning will be at the heart of all our delivery with academic progression, employment and enterprise embedded throughout. We will lead on strategies to enhance teaching and learning including E learning, learning resources and excellent mentoring and enrichment skills.

We will provide leadership and drive to all our professional support services to deliver excellence – efficiently and effectively. The delivery of outstanding financial management and the ability to develop our income diversity are crucial to our investment strategy. We will deliver innovative accommodation, ICT and workforce development strategies to enable the realisation of our ambitions for extending academic progression, employability and enterprise to our learners.

We will drive quality improvement, promote equality and inclusion and ensure all our students and staff receive excellence. We will promote a culture of continuous improvement throughout and beyond the learner journey.

We commit to collaborating effectively and passionately with all of our partners, locally, nationally and internationally.
In all cases we will lead, inspire, motivate and develop our staff and students as they are crucial to the Academy reaching its ambitions.
This is our promise to you all.

Chair of Governors

You can contact Ms Jane Curle, the Chair of Governors at Kingsthorpe College, Boughton Green Road, Northampton, NN2 7HR.


Name Type of Governor Appointment made by Appointment Date Date stepped down Business and pecuniary interests 2018/2019 % attendance 
whilst in office 
(1 LGB meeting this year)
2019/2020 % attendance 
whilst in office 
(1 LGB meeting this year)
Bal Aujla Co-opted Governing Body appointment 01-Sep-16 None 100% 100%
Vanessa Bradley Co-opted Governing Body appointment 14-January-19 Chair of Governors at Chiltern Primary School - 33%
Jane Curle (Chair) Trust Trust 01-Sep-16 None 100% 100%
Jennie Giovanelli Headteacher 13-Mar-17 Employee of Kingsthorpe College 100% 100%
Katie Johns Parent Election 01-Dec-14 None 100% 66%
Graham Lampard Co-opted Governing Body appointment 01-Sep-2007 None 100%
Deborah Mattock Co-opted Governing Body appointment 23-May-16 None 100% 100%
Helen Noble Staff Election 01-Sep-16 Employee of Kingsthorpe College 100% 100%
Elishia McDermott Staff Election 01-Sep-18   Employee of Kingsthorpe College 100% 66%
Hilary Stott   Syzygy Clerking Services 01-Nov-19 None    
James Thomas (Vice Chair) Community Governing Body appointment 01-Sep-16 Deputy Headteacher of CE Academy 100% 33%
Fabrizio Pilotti Parent Election 31-Jan-20 None 100%
Karolina Antas Parent Election 31-Jan-20 None 100%
Last updated: 14 Mar 2021