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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.

For further information regarding governance please see:
The Chair of the LAC, Mrs Julia Smith can be contacted on
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LAC Responsibilities

Register of Business interests 2018/19

Register of Business Interests 2017/18

Governing Board and Committee Membership

Governors attendance at meetings 2016 - 2017

Governor attendance at meetings 2017-18
Governor attendance at meetings 2018-19

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
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 Mrs Linda Goodwin 31/03/22 Vice Chair of Local Academy Council, Pupil Progress Link Governor and Early Years Foundation Stage
LAC Member Mrs Holly Kelsall 25/10/20 Parent Governor (Alton)
Mrs Natalie Gilmour
(Staff Member)
Associate Member
Mr Ian Briggs 31/03/22 Online Safety, Computing and Academy web sites Link Governor
Mr Ryan Rukas 31/03/20 Parent Governor (Draycott), SEND and Pupil Premium, PE and Sports Premium Link Gover
Mr Ben Cunningham 31/03/20 Parent Governor (Denstone), Pay Committee
Mr David Boden 31/03/22 Headteacher's Performance Management Committee, Maths Link Governor
Rev B Leathers Ex officio Headteacher's Performance Management Committee RE and Collective Worship
Revd Les Rees Ex officio SIAMS Link Governor
Mrs Anna Bennett
(Staff Member)
09/10/20 Deputy Executive Head and Staff Governor
Mrs Tracey Pemberton
(Staff Member)
Associate Member, Governor Training
Mr John Harrison 31/03/22 English Link Governor, Health and Safety Governor
Mrs Emma Manby
(Staff Member)
Associate Member