Nova Education trust directors

  • Mr J Tomasevic – CEO
  • Mr M Auty QC - Director
  • Mr R Flewitt - Director
  • Mr Allan Goddard - Director
  • Ms Christine Hall - Director
  • Mr D Hooker - Vice CEO
  • Mr C James - Director
  • Mrs S Macdougall – Director
  • Mr J Mills - Director
  • Mr John Saunders - Director
  • Mr A Rahman - Vice CEO
  • Mr Brian Stein - Director
  • Mrs J White - Director
  • Mr A Woods OBE - Director


Nottingham free School local governing body

Nottingham Free School has a local governing body whose role is to work with school leaders to monitor progress and ensure all government educational standards are met. The Nova Education Trust directors set the strategic direction for the schools within the trust.

The local governing body consists of currently six members who meet four times a year (September/December/March/June) for full governor meetings as well as regular governor information evenings.

The table below shows their key roles and all governors can be contacted through the school on 0115 896 4949 or email

Name Governor role Governor links
Mr K. Ghattaora Chair of Governors Leadership & Management, Teaching Learning & Assessment, Safeguarding, Health & Safety, Pupil Premium, Looked After Children, Complaints
Mr N. Rakkar Vice-chair of Governors Outcomes, English, Mathematics, Science
Mr A. Sharif Governor Languages, Humanities, Support Staff, Careers
Mrs K. Wyeld Governor Development, Behaviour& Welfare, Design & Enterprise, Special Educational Needs & Disabilities, PE, Mental Health
Mrs Frances Howard Governor Art. Music, Drama, PSHE, ICT, Enrichment, Training for Governors
Mrs J. Brown Head of School
Mrs S. Seymour Non-Teaching Staff Governor
Mrs J. Harnan Teaching Staff Governor

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