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Schools in England have been instructed to close from the 20th March 2020 until further notice. All children are currently expected to stay at home and we have communicated this with all parents/carers. Care can be provided if required, please contact the school via email if you require this admin@kingsmead.derby.sch.uk or when someone from school contacts you please let us know.


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The Kingsmead School and Newton’s Walk


Key Worker Information

In order to comply with the Government’s guidance with regard to shutting schools and providing places for key worker children, it is necessary for us to collect and manage data about these children and their parents/carers in a different way.


Our standard GDPR policy applies, and information found on our privacy notices relating to staff, parents and of course pupils will apply in all cases.


We will use the information that relates to key workers in order to ensure that those children who are entitled to a place at school whilst schools are officially closed are correctly processed, managed and safeguarded.


The Data Controller continues to take its obligations to data processing seriously and will ensure that appropriate safeguards and measures are in place.


Parent Governors – Vacancies


The Board of Governors are looking to recruit one parent governors

These roles are volunteer posts and candidates should be aware that commitment to attend meetings in the evenings would be necessary. Training is available and all new governors are encouraged to attend induction training. All our governors are expected to follow the Code of Conduct.

Terms of office are usually 4 years.  Governors currently meet 10 times a year.


The core functions of the governing board are:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • Holding executive leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the performance management of staff
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the organisation and making sure its money is well spent.



What are the benefits?

  • Being a school governor is a privilege – you are a small but very important part in an educational system with a very long history
  • The knowledge that you have played a part in improving local children's education and supported the school's staff
  • A chance to develop new skills, to practice and strengthen existing ones, such as chairing a meeting, researching or leading on a key school issue
  • The opportunity to work as part of a team to make a real difference in the community
  • The opportunity to meet new people from all walks of life whom you probably would not have otherwise encountered
  • Knowing that the decisions you collectively make will have a huge impact on children’s lives
  • You develop as a person and may even find that your experiences as a governor influence future career and life choices.


Newton’s Walk Management Committee

Governing Body Structure

The following people make up the current Governing Body of our school:

The Chair of Governors is Mrs Sandra Fletcher

The Vice-Chair of Governors is jointly shared by Kat Pilling and Jade Murden.

Other Members are Mike Pride, Earl Davidson, Jade Murden, Kat Pilling, Jemma Tague, John Boyle and Carol Campbell

Our Clerk is Mrs Sharon Barker, who can be contacted by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. All governors can also be contacted in this way.

Governor Pen Portraits

Governing Body Schedule of Meetings

Governor Attendance

Priorities Review

Register of Interests

Terms of Reference

Additional Information