There are three layers of governance within Exceed Academies Trust:
Each school has a Local Advisory Board (in some cases a more focussed interim board will be implemented to support rapid improvement), which has delegated responsibility for monitoring the day to day running of the school. The LAB is made up of the Governors of the school. Some Governors are appointed by the Trustees whilst others are elected by parents or carers of pupils/students at the school or by staff. A LAB includes:
For further information about governance within Exceed Academies Trust please visit the Trust’s website by clicking here.
Our governors act as the critical friend of the Principal and senior leadership team, and provide support and challenge to ensure effective running of the school. Their key responsibilities include:
In order to fulfil these responsibilities, our Local Advisory Board will:
You can contact the Chair of our Local Advisory Board (or another Governor) through the school by calling 01274 600550 or emailing email@example.com, or via our Clerk (Peter Taylor) by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested in Being a Governor?
If you feel you could make a positive contribution to the work of our Local Advisory Board, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact our Clerk, who will provide further advice and information, by emailing email@example.com.
I confirm that:
|Governor Details||Declarations of Interest||Attendance in last academic year (18/19)|
|Name||Category||Date Appointed||By Whom||Term of Office||Name of Business||Nature of Interest||Date of Appointment / Acquisition||Traded with EAT||Date of Cessation||Date of Declaration|
|Kate Bateman||Staff Governor||14.10.19||Staff||4 years||Appleton Academy||Employee||01.09.18||-||-||Updated / confirmed 14.10.19||n/a|
|Lindsey Fallon||Parent Governor||01.11.17||Parents||4 years||None to declare||-||-||-||-||Updated / confirmed 14.10.19||5/6|
|Duncan Jacques||Trust Representative||01.11.17||Exceed Academies Trust||Indefinite||DfE Lancashire & West Yorkshire Headteacher Board||Member of the Board||September 2017||-||-||Updated / confirmed 14.10.19||6/6|
|Canterbury Nursery School||Governor||September 2015||-||-|
|Bradford Opportunity Area Board||Member of the Board||November 2017||-||-|
|Helen Jones||Executive Headteacher||01.11.17||By virtue as Executive Headteacher||Indefinite||Appleton Academy||Employed as Executive Headteacher||-||-||-||Updated / confirmed 14.10.19||6/6|
|MAST Multi Academy Trust||Trustee||-||-||-|
|Cassandra Macdonald||Co-opted Governor||30.01.19||EAT Trustees||4 years||Dixons Cottingley Academy||Governor||May 2019||-||-||Updated / confirmed 14.10.19||4/4|
|Julie Turner||Staff Governor||01.11.17||Staff||4 years||Appleton Academy||Employee||01.02.13||-||-||Updated / confirmed 14.10.19||5/6|
|Lisa Vogel||Co-opted Governor||29.11.18||EAT Trustees||4 years||None to declare||-||-||-||-||Updated / confirmed 14.10.19||3/5|
|Rod Whitson||Parent Governor (VICE-CHAIR)||01.11.17||Parents||4 years||None to declare||-||-||-||-||Updated / confirmed 14.10.19||5/6|
|Sally Wike||Co-opted Governor (CHAIR)||14.11.17||EAT Trustees||4 years||None to declare||-||-||-||-||Updated / confirmed 14.10.19||4/5|
|Peter Taylor (Non-voting)||Clerk||03.09.18||EAT Trustees||Indefinite||None to declare||-||-||-||-||Updated / confirmed 14.10.19||6/6|
|Judith Kelby||Staff Governor||16.10.18||Staff||31.07.19||Appleton Academy||Employee||-||-||31.08.19||Updated / confirmed 29.11.18||5/5|