Gateway College was opened in 1928 as a boys’ grammar/technical school and became a Sixth Form College in 1976 as part of the reorganisation of secondary education in the City of Leicester. Today the College is a mixed open access college hosting 1,200 full time students, mostly aged 16-19, and with an annual turnover of £6.5 million.
The College moved from Leicester city centre to a new 12 acre purpose built site in Hamilton, situated 3 miles to the north east of the city, on the borders of Leicestershire in August 2009 .
In April 2020, Gateway Sixth Form College converted to a 16-19 Academy and joined the Better Futures Multi-Academy Trust (BFMAT) which is sponsored by Coventry University.
The Gateway College Local Governing Body (LGB) is a sub-Committee of the BFMAT and operates within the context of a written scheme of delegation.
The role of the LGB includes:
The LGB is active in developing close relationships with local stakeholders, and particularly with students, parents and staff.
John Kirk – Chair
Nathan Smith – Vice Chair
James Bagley – Principal
Nelista Cuffy – Community Governor
Charlotte Cassells – Community Governor
Ayesha Sayed – Student Governor
Bushra Parkar – Student Governor
Patricia Hamer – Staff Governor (Academic)
Steven Lockwood – Staff Governor (Academic)
The LGB is supported by the clerk to the governors: Aysha Limbada
We are recruiting for voluntary roles on our Governing Body to drive our strategic development.
Whether you are an experienced Governor or board member or are looking to take your first step at board level, we want to hear from you.
The Local Governing Body (LGB) actively encourages applications from a wide range of backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives in order to reflect the communities it serves.
Closing date: Friday 6th May 2022
The Local Governing Body (LGB) at Gateway Sixth Form College has a vacancy for a Parent Governor. The term of office is two years.
For more information about joining as a Parent Governor, please contact the Clerk on: email@example.com