Governance

The key responsibilities of the Local Governing Body (LGB) are to:

  • ensure the quality of educational provision
  • evaluate pupil outcomes
  • challenge and monitor performance
  • take decisions about personnel management
  • manage financial, physical and human resources
  • raise concerns with the Chief Executive of the Focus-Trust in a timely manner

Chair of Governors: David Roberts

Our Local Governing Body includes parents, staff, and Trust appointees. Governors are appointed for a term of office of four years.

Local Governing Body (LGB) membership details 2019-20:

Name of governor Type of governor Date of appointment Term of office Conflicts of interest declared Relationship to any member of staff Member of other educational institutions 2018-19

meetings attended (out of a possible five)

Date of resignation (where applicable)
Cheryl Ballance Staff 1/4/14 16/11/22 None None None 5/5
Sadhia Behzad Parent 1/4/14 1/12/21 None None None 3/5
Mike

Cordingley

Trust 1/5/19 1/5/23 None None Lostock College 2/2
Ben

Hartley

Trust 1/4/14 1/12/21 None None None 4/5
Tracy

Kerr

Parent 1/5/19 1/5/23 None None None 2/2
James

Moakes

Parent 1/5/19 1/5/23 None None None 2/2
Jenell

O’Gara

Staff 22/11/17 22/11/21 None E Miley

T O’Gara

None 4/5
Amy

Pritchard

Trust 1/8/19 1/8/23 None None None n/a
David

Roberts

Trust 1/9/18 31/8/20 None None Deeplish Primary Academy

Kingsway Park High School

5/5
Judith

Stott

Principal 1/4/14 n/a None None None 5/5

 

Attendance at LGB meetings 2018-19:

Name of governor 1/10/18 19/12/18 13/3/19 15/5/19 17/7/19
Cheryl Ballance yes yes yes yes yes
Sadhia Behzad yes no yes yes no
Mike Cordingley n/a n/a observer yes yes
Ben Hartley no yes yes yes yes
Tracy Kerr n/a n/a observer yes yes
James Moakes n/a n/a observer yes yes
Jenell O’Gara yes yes yes no yes
Amy Pritchard n/a n/a n/a n/a observer
David Roberts yes yes yes yes yes
Judith Stott yes yes yes yes yes