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At Hardingstone Academy we have an Academy Board linked directly with our sponsor East Midlands Academy Trust.

Hardingstone Academy Governors



Suzanne Fairey

Suzanne Fairey


I have over 20 years global marketing and sales experience working predominantly in financial services and the leisure industry.  I currently run my own property development/construction business.  

As a local resident and former pupil, I have fond memories of Hardingstone Academy and firmly believe that every child deserves the opportunity to fulfil their full potential in a a safe, fun and nurturing environment.

Nicky Wilson Everett


Parent governor

Joan Martin

Local Community Governor

Upper KS2 Governor / Science / Music and NQT Support

Joan Martin started school during the Second World War and has been involved in education ever since.

After leaving school she trained as a home economics teacher and taught in various places before becoming a deputy head first in High Wycombe and then at Trinity school in Northampton. Her first headship was at Ashlawn School in Rugby and then at Guilsborough School.

After retirement she worked as a part time Ofsted inspector before moving onto governance. She was chair of governors at NSG from 2002 to 2014 and was invited to a governor at Hardingstone Academy in 2015.

She served as a Justice of the Peace from 1978 and was awarded an MBE for service to Education in 2014.

Jolene King Trust board appointed governor
Sue Neighbour Elected staff governor
Zoe McIntyre Academy Principal

Below you can find information about governance across the Trust, including details of our Members and Trustees.


Click on the document below to see the latest minutes from our board meetings.


Page Downloads Date  
Hardingstone minutes SP 12 February 2019 08th May 2019 Download
Hardingstone minutes LAB 29 November 2018 08th May 2019 Download
Hardingstone minutes SP 17 October 2018 08th May 2019 Download
Hardingstone minutes LAB 17 September 2018 08th May 2019 Download
Hardingstone minutes LAB 26 February 2019 Final 18th Jun 2019 Download
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