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
  • Kate Caldwell

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 either appointed by members of the trust, or co-opted by the Governing Body.

Steve Baker has been elected as Chair of the Governing Body respectively for the 2022/23 academic year.

Day to day management of the school is delegated to the Headteacher.

The Governing Body of Washingborough Academy is as follows

Name Governor Type Term Start/ Reappointment Term Due End Governor link role

Steve Baker


Chair of Governors


Co-opted Governor1 September 202031 August 2024Finance / Safeguarding HT Performance panel
Jason O’Rourke

(Ex officio) Headteacher


With officeWith office 

Cody Jenkinson


Staff Governor24 September 202123 September 2025 

Catherine Wilkinson


Staff Governor15 September 202314 September 2027 

Kerry Cook


Vice Chair of Governors


Parent Governor7 December 20216 December 2025

Phonics / SEND

HT Performance panel

Shanna Stocks

Co-opted Governor


23 March 202322 March 2027

Wellbeing / Literacy


Karen Bremner

Parent Governor


16 July 202315 July 2027Attendance /Risk
Vacancy x 1

Co-opted Governor




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.

Minutes of Governor meetings can be requested by also contacting The Clerk of the Governing Body using the details above.