All academies within the Trust are governed by the L.E.A.D. Academy Trust Board and Members. The L.E.A.D. Academy Trust governance structure establishes clear lines of accountability, overview and scrutiny at three levels: The L.E.A.D. Academy Trust Members; the L.E.A.D. Academy Trust Board and its Committees; and the Academy Governing Bodies (AGBs).

The AGB meets formally three times each year (termly) and also meets informally each term through engagement meetings. The Trusts scheme of delegation, AGB terms of reference and articles of association can be accessed by the clicking the following link https://www.leadacademytrust.co.uk/about-us/governance. These key documents set out the function and role of the AGB.

Please find below details about this academy’s AGB membership, including the names, categories, responsibilities, pecuniary interests and terms of appointment for each member.

 

Name Governor Category How Appointed

Date of Appointment

Term of Office

Business interests declared Governance roles in other Educational Institutions Attendance Academic Year 2018-19

Melanie Bester (formerly Dowse)

Staff Governor (Teacher) Elected by Staff 1 February 2013 8 Years None None 1/3
Teresa Shrestha Headteacher N/A

N/A

N/A

 

Member of NAHT None 3/3
Julia Hillyard Staff Governor (Support) Elected by Staff 1 January 2017 4 Years None None 1/3
Bushrah Malik Parent Governor Elected by Parents 1 January 2017 4 Years

Member of Manzil Community Voluntary Group

Financial Stakeholder in Binnys Bakery

None 3/3
Mishba Azad Parent Governor Elected by Parents 10 October 2019 1 Year Employed by Hillarys Ltd. None

N/A

Cynthia James Community Governor Appointed by Trust

27 January 2019

4 Years

 

Employed by Chubb Fire Service, Nottingham

Magistrate

Governor at Huntingdon Academy  2/2
Stacey Castillo Community Governor Appointed by Trust

13 March 2019

4 Years

 

Member of Charted Institute of Housing (CIH)

Governor at Huntingdon Academy 2/2
Scott Baldwin Community Governor Appointed by Trust 26 June 2019 1 Year None None 1/1
Rosie Grant Community Governor Appointed by Trust

11 March 2020

1 Year

None None N/A

AGB Terms of Reference

For any further information please contact the school office.

The Chair of the AGB, Cynthia James can be contacted via the school office on 0115 9150195 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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