The local governing body consists of:


Greg Duffield – Co-Chair of Governors
Appointed February 2019
Alan Shawcross – Co-Chair of Governors
Appointed January 2019
Carolyn Daniels – Staff Governor
Appointed October 2019
Naomi Looker – Parent Governor
Appointed January 2021
Kathy Moyse – Local Governor
Appointed December 2021

Other members of the Senior Leadership Team attend governing body meetings as appropriate.

The Local Governing Body meets at least once every half term to support the school in moving forward.

The Co-Chair of Governors are Greg Duffield and Alan Shawcross and they can be contacted via the school or at [email protected]/[email protected]

Current Governance Information

RoleNameAppointed byDate AppointedTerm
Co-Chair of GovernorsAlan ShawcrossAppointed by Trust16/07/20184 years
Co-Chair of GovernorsGreg DuffieldAppointed by Trust11/02/20194 years
Parent GovernorNaomi LookerAppointed by Trust21/01/20204 years
Staff GovernorCarolyn DanielsAppointed by Trust17/10/20194 years
Local GovernorKathy MoyseAppointed by Trust16/12/20214 years

Historic Governance Information – Last 12 months

RoleNameAppointed byDate AppointedTerm ended
Parent GovernorGary WilksAppointed by Trust11/09/201907/2021
Parent GovernorSally RichardsAppointed by Trust18/12/201707/2021
Co-Opted GovernorLaura BowaterAppointed by Trust10/01/201807/2021
Co-Opted GovernorSean MorganAppointed by Trust27/09/202007/2021
David TylerAppointed by Trust02/2022
Maria AdcockAppointed by Trust03/2022
Local GovernorMadaline ChapmanAppointed by Trust12/202103/2022

Role and Structure of the Local Governing Body

The Local Governing Body (LGB) shall establish a strategic framework for the Academy by:

Governors’ core functions:

The LGB shall monitor and evaluate progress in the Academy towards achievement of the aims and objectives set and regularly review the strategic framework for the Academy in the light of that progress. In exercising the functions above, the governing body shall:

The LGB shall act to support and challenge the principal in the performance of his or her functions and give him or her constructive criticism.

The LGB composition can vary between schools, but the intention is to have each LGB comprising 7 members, although by exception the Trust Board may appoint further LGB members if required.

For an LGB with 7 members, the composition will be as follows:

The Trust Board will, after consulting the LGB appoint one of the Governors to act as the LGB Chair. The CEO and other members of the MAT’s management team will be entitled to attend and speak at LGB meetings. Local Governing Bodies will meet up to twice per term.

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