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Local Governing Bodies

The Directors establish a Local Governing Body for each academy.  The role of the Local Governing Body is to exercise leadership on behalf of the Company in the running of the individual academy. The Local Governing Body provides information to the Directors of the Trust on the operation and success of the academy.

It is not the role of the local governing body to intervene in the day-to-day management of the school unless there are weaknesses in the school, when it then has a duty to take action by immediately referring concerns to the CEO of the Company.

The purpose of having a local governing body is to:

Key responsibilities of Governors

It is the responsibility of the Local Governing Body to ensure that the academy complies with all policies and procedures established by the Directors, specifically:

In the Trust we have three Acadmies with their own local governing body.  Governors of the governing bodies can be found below.  To see the Code of Conduct for the Local Governing Body please click here.

All governors apart from the Principal are appointed for a term of four years.  All governors are members of the full governing body and are asked to sit on either the Raising Standards Committee or the Operations Committee.  

List of governors at Forest Academy

To find out more about the Forest Govenring Body including the Register of Pecuniary Interests, Attendance at meeting, their governor responsibility and the committee they sit on please click here.   

List of governors at The Woodside Academy

To find out more about the The Woodside Academy Govenring Body including the Register of Pecuniary Interests, Attendance at meeting, their governor responsibility and the committee they sit on please click here 

List of governors at West Thornton Academy

To find out more about the West Thornton Academy Govenring Body including the Register of Pecuniary Interests, Attendance at meeting, their governor responsibility and the committee they sit on please click here.