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LOCAL GOVERNANCE

 

The Ravenfield Primary Academy Local Governance Committee are committed to improving education for all students by ensuring high standards of Governance.  The Local Governance Committee has the following core strategic functions.

ENSURING CLARITY OF VISION, ETHOS AND STRATEGIC DIRECTION

  • Setting and ensuring clarity of the vision, values, and objectives for the Academy within the Trust framework
  • Agreeing the Academy improvement strategy in line with the Scheme of Delegation 
  • Meeting statutory duties 

holding the principal to account for the educational performance of the academy and its pupils, and the performance management of staff

  • Appointing Senior Leaders in consultation with the CEO and Trust Board 
  • Monitoring the educational performance of the school and progress towards agreed targets 
  • Performance managing Senior Leaders in consultation with the CEO and Trust Board  
  • Engaging with stakeholders 
  • Contributing to Academy self-evaluation 

OVERSEEING THE FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF THE ACADEMY AND MAKING SURE IT'S MONEY IS SPENT WELL 

  • Monitoring spending against the budget 
  • Ensuring money is well spent and value for money is obtained 
  • Ensuring risks to the organisation are managed

Chair of Governors: Liz Buxton (MLT appointment for 12 months from 9 October 2023)
Vice Chair of Governors: Scott Brighton (MLT appointment for 12 months from 9 October 2023)
Principal: Leanne Jepson

Governance Professional: Emma Black 
If you wish to contact the Governance Committee, please contact Emma Black, Governance Professional by email at: eblack@maltbylearningtrust.com or by telephoning the Academy on 01709 542678.

Name Category Appointed Term of Office Appointed by
Liz Buxton Community 22.06.2022 21.06.2026 Governors
Vacancy Parent     Parent Election
Gemma Haigh Parent 10.06.2021 09.06.2025 Parent Election
Ian Henderson Community 21.11.2022 20.11.2026 Governors
Scott Brighton Community 24.05.2024 23.05.2028 Governors
Katie Martin Staff (Teacher) 01.07.2022 30.06.2026 Staff Election
Anita Prescott Staff (Associate Professional) 03.11.2022 02.11.2026 Staff Election
Lauren Blackett Partnership 18.12.2023 17.12.2027 Governors
Daniel Tunnard Partnership 03.11.2022 02.11.2026 Governors
Sophie Nelis Partnership 09.01.2023 08.01.2027 Governors
Gemma Barker Partnership 02.02.2023 01.02.2027 Governors
Ruth Berry Partnership 01.09.2022 31.08.2026 Governors
Laura Critchley Additional 07.12.2022 06.12.2026 Governors
Joanne Munday Additional 07.11.2023 06.11.2027 Governors
Vacancy  Community     Governors
Leanne Jepson Principal 01.09.2023 N/A N/A
LOCAL GOVERNORS WHO HAVE STEPPED DOWN SINCE SEPTEMBER 2023
Name Category Appointed Stepped Down Appointed by
Marcus Hurcombe Partnership 23.03.2022 13.10.2023 Governors
Caroline Coates Principal 01.09.19 N/A N/A
Ben Hayes Community 06.03.2023 23.05.2024 Governors 
Scott Brighton Parent 06.10.2020 24.05.2024 Parent Election
TRUST GOVERNANCE

The Trust Board provides:

  • Strategic Leadership of the Trust: the Board defines the Trust's vision for high-quality and inclusive education in line with its charitable objects.

  • Accountability and assurance: the Board has robust effective oversight of the operations and performance of the Academy Trust.

  • Engagement: the board has strategic oversight of relationships with stakeholders.

For more information regarding Trust Governance and statutory documents please click here, Maltby Learning Trust - Governance