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Governors

Follow the 3 core functions set out in the Governance Handbook 2019:

  1. To ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  2. Hold the head teacher to account for the educational performance of the Academy and its children;
  3. Oversee the financial performance of the Academy and making sure its money is well spent.

Together, the Governors are responsible for:

  • Setting aims and targets for the Academy and checking the Academy’s progress towards attaining these.
  • Monitoring how well the Academy’s policies and plans are working.
  • Accounting for the performance of the Academy and the Local Governing Body (LGB).
  • Working with the Head teacher to make sure that teaching at the Academy is effective and good quality and the children are making the best possible progress.
  • Taking general responsibility for the Academy and its budget.
  • Challenging and supporting the senior management team and taking opportunities to show interest in and appreciation of staff and children.
  • Promoting the interests of the Academy and its children in the wider community.

The LGB comprises of:

The Head Teacher

Staff governor - elected by the staff at the Academy 

4 Parent governors - elected from parents at the Academy

4 Co-opted governors - Invited by the LGB for their skill set from the local community

Associate member - Appointed by the governors to provide short term support in areas identified by the LGB. They have no voting rights and their term of office will be limited to 1 year. 

 

 

 

NAME

 

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

 

 

ROLE

 

 

 TERM of OFFICE

(4 year term of office)

 To:

David Goode

Chair of Governors

Co-opted Governor

 21.9.2021

Andrew Craddock

 Finance

Parent Governor

 27.11.2021                                     

Raj Lodh

 SEND & Safeguarding Link

Parent Governor

 27.11.2021

Dan Wilson

 Vice Chair

Parent Governor

 27.11.2021

James Durran

 

Parent Governor

 26.02.2020

Helen Windsor

 

Staff Governor

 03.05.2022

Suzanne Haigh

 

Co-opted Governor

 22.11.2022

Vacancy

 

Co-opted Governor

 -

Helen Lyon

 Science Link

Co-opted Governor

 08.08.2019

Nick Long

 

Head teacher

 -

Lorna Rainey

 

associate member -  Deputy Headteacher

01.09.2019 

Dianne Mousley

Clerk 

 d.mousley@elevatemat.org

 n/a

 

Chair of Governors: D.Goode@aspinparkacademy.org; 

                                   Aspin Park Academy, Wetherby Road, Knaresborough HG5 8LQ

 

Register of Interests:

Name
 Andrew Craddock.pdfDownload
 David Goode.pdfDownload
 Helen Lyon.pdfDownload
 Helen Windsor.pdfDownload
 James Durran.pdfDownload
 Nick Long.pdfDownload
 Raj Lodh.pdfDownload
 Suzanne Haigh.pdfDownload
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