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Greenfields Academy - Part of C.I.T Academies

Effective Governance:
• 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 effective and efficient
performance management of staff; and
• Overseeing the financial performance of the organisation and making
sure its money is well spent. 
DfE Governance Handbook 2020 

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CLICK HERE for LSB attendance 2020/21.

CLICK HERE for the LSB Declaration of Interest 2021/22.

Greenfields Academy
Local School Board:


Mr John Eaton 

Originally from Nottingham, John served as an Aircraft Engineer in the Royal Air Force for 33 years, settling with his family in Lincolnshire for the last 16.
John has direct experience of a wide range of special education provisions across the county as both a parent and a governor, from Early Years through to Secondary, with a good understanding of the workings of the Local Education Authority and the EHCP process.
Prior to joining Greenfields Academy, John was a Governor at Woodlands Academy in Spilsby for 3 years and then Vice Chair at Grantham Additional Needs Fellowship for 2 years.
John aims to use his experience to provide sound Governance to an outstanding team who are dedicated to supporting all of our pupils in achieving their full potential as the school grows within the Community Inclusive Trust.


Mrs Katie Bennington

Katie grew  up in Cambridgeshire until the age of 17. Now living in Grantham with her husband and son, who is severely autistic, with ADHD and learning difficulties, Katie’s first method of communication with her son was through Makaton.
Over the past 20 years, Katie has studied and worked within the care sector, mainly in a senior capacity within nursing, residential and domiciliary care settings. Katie has gained many qualifications within this field, and learned valuable experience.
Katie has a passion for special educational needs and feels privileged to be a Governor at Greenfields Academy. Working with the already  very successful Governance team, Katie supports the school in providing the best education possible for all its pupils.


Ben Harrold

Ben grew up in Manchester and studied at Oxford University, before joining the Royal Air Force in 2008. Ben has lived and worked in various different parts of the UK and overseas, moving to Lincolnshire with his family in 2020.
Ben is a passionate believer in the importance of all children having the best possible education. In his role as a governor he wants to help positively influence children’s educational experiences, support teaching staff and contribute to effective school management.
Ben is the Safeguarding Lead within the Greenfields Local School Board.
In addition to relevant experience within his professional career, Ben has also worked as a volunteer mentor supporting vulnerable young people on behalf of Hertfordshire County Council. Ben believes that these diverse bodies of experience give him a unique perspective in supporting the Greenfields Academy staff, and ensuring that pupil learning takes place in a safe and secure environment at all times.


Sara Pask

Originally from South Wales, Sara moved to Lincolnshire 18 years ago with her husband who is in the RAF.
Sara teaches at Isaac Newton Primary School. She joined them a newly qualified teacher 18 years ago and is now the Deputy Headteacher.
Sara loves her job as much now as she did when she first started. Sara aims to use her experience within the teaching profession to support staff and pupils at Greenfields academy.


Mr Chris Armond


Vacant Post


Mrs Jo Ingle
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