Membership of Local Governing Body

Admiral Lord Nelson School is an Academy which is a publicly funded, independently governed school. This means that it has a funding agreement with the Secretary of State for Education and the Governing Body is responsible for this.


Name of Governor Type of Appointee Term of Office Governance Responsibilities
Jane Beecher Director Appointed Start- 28/09/2019 - End- 28/08/2023 Co-Chair; Training; Quality of Education
Justeen White Co-Opted by LGB Start- 11/01/2018 - End- 11/01/2022 SEND - Special Educational Needs and Disability
Toby Simmonds Co-Opted by LGB Start-19/05/2022 - End-19/05/2026 Personal Development Curriculum (Inc Trips, Careers Education, Student Voice
Robin Parr Co-Opted by LGB Start-21/10/2020 - End-21/10/2024 Careers Education
Nathan Waites Parent Elected Start-15/05/2021 - End-15/05/2025 Co-Chair; Human Resources & Finance (inc. Staff Wellbeing)
Lyuda Wade Parent Elected Start-08/01/2021 - End-08/01/2025 Disadvantaged Students
Rab Bailie Parent Elected Start-20/11/2019 - End-20/11/2023 Health & Safety; Estates
Sarah Christopher Co-opted by LGB Start-16/01/2022 - End- 16/01/2026 Safeguarding
Joanna Miller Co-opted by LGB Start- 16/01/2-22 - End- 16/01/2026 Student Attendance and Behaviour
Helen Suraway Employee Elected Start-17/05/2021 - End-17/05/2025  
Nys Hardingham Executive Headteacher Start-05/02/2015 - End-ONGOING  
Record of past Governors
Name of Governor Type of Appointee Date of Appointment Date of Leaving
Emma Hughes Employee Elected September 2018 August 2019
Adetola Adebesin Employee Elected February 2018 August 2019
Robin Parr Parent Elected December 2017 August 2020
Felicia Drummond Academy Trust July 2017 August 2020
Hayden Taylor Co-opted September 2017 September 2020
Tina Henley Director Appointed June 2018 January 2022
Declared Interests
Name Business Interests Financial Interests Governor at Other Institutions
Nys Hardingham None None No
Toby Simmonds None None Copnor Primary School
Jane Beecher None None No
Robin Parr None None South Downs National Trust Park
Justine White Hampshire CC None No
Nathan Waites The Decurci Trust None No
Sarah Christopher Portsmouth City Council None No
Joanna Miller None None No
Helen Surawy None None No
ALNS Local Governing Body Attendance 2020-2021
Name 23/09/20 21/10/20 09/12/20 20/01/21 03/03/21 31/03/21 05/05/21 16/06/21
Rab Bailie Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
Helen Barnes Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y
Jane Beecher Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Nys Hardingham Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Tina Henley Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y
Robin Parr N/A Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Toby Simmonds Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Haydon Taylor Y N N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Lyuda Wade N/A N/A N/A Y Y Y Y Y
Nathan Waites Y N Y N N Y Y Y
Justeen White Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N