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Governors

The Local Governing Body (LGB) is responsible for overseeing the broad Academy objectives, working with the Senior Leadership Team to improve the whole life of the Academy and its impact on the community. In this respect the main functions are to:

  • Act as a key link between the Academy, parents and local community and champion the work of the Academy.
  • Provide constructive challenge and strategic direction to the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team as they plan the future development of the Academy, ensuring a focus on the Academy Development Plan and the self-evaluation process.
  • Offer the views of different parts of the Academy and local communities to influence decision making.
  • Continually review the overall impact of the Academy amongst the people it exists to serve and make plans for improvement.

The Local Governing Body meet as a whole along with sitting on the below sub-committees dedicated to different functions relating to academy life:

  • Resources Committee
  • Complaints Committee
  • Student Discipline Committee
  • Headteacher’s Performance Management Committee

These sub-committees meet regularly to discuss termly and annual standing items. All policies are processed through the committees. Full Governor meetings and sub committees are formally minuted.

The scheme of delegation and more detailed governance information is documented in the Accord Multi Academy Trust Governance Handbook. To view this document, please click here.

For more details on the Accord Multi Academy Trust, please visit the website at www.accordmat.org.uk.

Governor List and Register of Interests

Name

Lead Role

Category

Term End Date

Business or Personal Interests

Other Governor Roles

Attendance at Full Local Governing Body Meetings

2016-2017 Academic Year

Miriam Oakley

Headteacher

Ex- Officio

Ongoing

Employed by Horbury Academy

tbc

4 out of 4

Steve Brook

Deputy Headteacher

No Voting Rights

Ongoing

Employed by Horbury Academy

Vice Chair at Netherton J&I School

4 out of 4

Richard Dennett

Chair of Governors

MAT appointed Governor

10/7/2020

Richard Dennett Legal Services (Shareholder/Director)

Member and Trustee of Accord Multi Academy Trust

3 out of 4

Amanda Jenkinson

Vice Chair of Governors

MAT appointed Governor

11/06/2021

Employed by Wakefield Council

 

3 out of 4

George Craven

Governor

MAT appointed Governor

18/09/2020

Employed by Local Care Direct

Employed by Horbury Academy as an Exams Invigilator

 

3 out of 4

Karen Jamieson

Governor

MAT appointed Governor

31/08/2018

 

Employed by Independent Police Complaints Commission

 

4 out of 4

Kathryn Lindley

Governor

MAT appointed Governor

23/03/2018

Employed by Tenfold, The Leeds Learning Disability Forum

 

1 out of 4

Marcello Moccia

Governor

MAT appointed Governor

15/09/2019

Owner of Room 97 Creative Academy

 

2 out of 4

Roger Morton

Governor

MAT appointed Governor

Resigned  January 2018

Retired

 

3 out of 4

Shona Auty

Pupil Premium Governor

Parent Governor

19/11/2018

Employed by Cancer Research

 

3 out of 4

Vacancy

Governor

Parent Governor

 

 

 

 

Julie Brooks

Governor

Staff Governor

Resigned January 2018

Employed by Horbury Academy

 

3 out of 4

Alison McGrath

Governor

Staff Governor

17/09/2021

Employed by Horbury Academy

 

3 out of 4

Phil Waud

Governor

Staff Governor

16/09/2018

Employed by Horbury Academy

 

3 out of 4

Horbury Academy employs Wakefield Governor Services to provide clerking services. If you wish to contact them you may do so by email using governor@wakefield.gov.uk.

Please send correspondence for the Chair to:

Email: chair@horburyacademy.com
Post: 

Mr R Dennett
Chair of the Governing Body
Horbury Academy
Wakefield Road
Horbury
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF4 5HE