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Academy Council

The role of the Local Academy Council is to contribute to the development of the academy, providing support and challenge from the perspective of pupils, parents and stakeholders. It is made up of people from a variety of backgrounds.
The Local Academy Council will carry out its duties in a manner which will enable the objectives for the academy to be achieved and will provide regular reports of its activity to the Academy Trust. The Local Academy Council shall have oversight of the academy's activities and duties outlined in the schedule of delegation document.

The Chair of the LAC, Mrs Julia Smith can be contacted on

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Governing Board and Committee Memberships

Local Academy Council (LAC) and Committee Memberships

Register of Business Interests

           Register of Business interest 2020/2021

Register of Business interests 2019/2020

             Register of Business interests 2018/19

Register of Business Interests 2017/18

Governor attendance at meetings

          Governor attendance at meetings 2020-21

Governor attendance at meetings 2019-20

Governor attendance at meetings 2018-19

Governor attendance at meetings 2017-18

         Governors attendance at meetings 2016 - 2017

LAC  Newsletters

Summer Term 2019

April, 2019

Autumn Term 2018

Summer Term 2018

Spring Term 2018


Category Name Roles Committees
Executive Headteacher Mrs Rebecca Walker
(Staff Member)
Ex officio Executive Headteacher, Pay Commitee
Parent Governor - Draycott Harvey Maddox 27/09/2022 Parent Governor (Draycott), E Safety and academy web sites
Chair Mrs Julia Smith 31/03/22 Chair of Local Academy Council, Pay Committee, Headteacher's Performance Management Committee, Child Protection and Safeguarding, Looked After Children, PREVENT
Vice Chair Mr Ben Cunningham 27/09/2024 Vice Chair of the Local Academy Council, Pay Committee, Curriculum
LAC Member Mrs Holly Kelsall 25/10/20 Parent Governor (Alton), SEND and Pupil Premium
Mrs Natalie Gilmour
(Staff Member)
Associate Member
Mr Ian Briggs 31/03/22 Health and Safety
Mr David Boden 31/03/23 Headteacher's Performance Management Committee, Pay, Christian Distinctiveness
Mrs Linda Goodwin 31/03/22 Curruculum and Early Years Foundation Stage
Mrs Jenny Bembridge 27.09.2022 Parent Governor (Denstone)
Revd Les Rees Ex officio Christian Distinctiveness
Mrs Anna Bennett
(Staff Member)
09/10/22 Deputy Executive Head and Staff Governor
Mrs Tracey Pemberton
(Staff Member)
Associate Member, Governor Training
Mrs Emma Manby
(Staff Member)
Associate Member
Mrs Tracy Ward 2/4/23 Curriculm, Pupil Premium and Curriculum