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Scheme of Delegation
Academy Council

The Academy Council have a general responsibility for the management of the school but do not take decisions about its day to day running.  This responsibility lies with the Acting Headteacher.

The Bishop of Leeds has the right to appoint Foundation Governors onto the Academy Council. Parents, including carers, of registered pupils at the school are eligible to stand for election for Parent Governorship at the school.  Staff Governors are elected by the school staff and must be paid to work at the school.

The Academy Council has specific responsibilities in a number of areas including:

Catholic Ethos of the school
Curriculum and conduct of the school
Children with Special Educational Needs
Overseeing the school budget
Appointments, discipline and attendance of pupils
Community and parish use of the school
 

Jessica Wilkinson - Chair of Governors - Foundation, SEND, Attendance, Complaints,Children Looked After,
Term: 13.06.18-12.06.22
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended: 18.09.18, 13.11.18, 22.01.19, 12.03.19, 08.10.19, 10.12.19, 15.07.20, 15.09.20, 17.11.20, 02.02.21,23.3.21,18.5.21, 29.6.21, 06.10.21, 07.12.21, 08.02.22, 24.05.22

Aoibheann Kelly - Vice Chair,Foundation, Religious Education, Maths
Term: 13.06.18-12.06.22
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended:18.09.18, 13.11.18, 22.01.19, 08.10.19, 10.12.19, 15.07.20, 15.09.20, 17.11.21,02.02.21, 06.10.21, 07.12.21, 08.02.22, 24.05.22

Jim Hopkinson - Foundation, Child Protection and Safeguarding, Attendance,Pupil Premium
Term: 03.01.19-02.01.23
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended: 13.11.18, 12.03.19, 10.12.19, 15.09.20, 17.11.20, 02.02.21, 18.05.21, 07.12.21, 08.02.22, 24.05.22

Aisling Given - Associate Member, Acting Headteacher at Holy Name Catholic Voluntary Academy
Term: 30.09.18
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended: 18.09.18, 13.11.18, 22.01.19, 12.03.19, 08.10.19, 10.12.19, 15.07.20, 15.09.20, 17.11.20, 02.02.21, 23.03.21, 18.05.21, 299.06.21, 06.10.21, 07.12.21

Sarah Hurley- Associate Member, Acting Headteacher at St Mary's Catholic Voluntary Academy
Term: 20.09.17
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended: 18.09.18 ,13.11.18, 22.01.19, 12.03.19, 10.12.19, 15.07.20, 15.09.20, 17.11.20, 02.02.21, 23.03.21, 18.05.21, 29.06.21, 06.10.21, 07.12.21, 08.02.22, 24.05.22

Joanna Cooper - Parent Governor, Equalities, Training Governor, Health and Safety.
Term 07.01.20-06.01.2024
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended:10.12.19, 15.07.20, 15.09.20, 17.11.20, 02.02.21, 23.03.21, 18.05.21, 07.12.21, 08.02.22

Emily Brown - Staff Governor, teacher at Holy Name
Term: 08.09.2021-07.09.2025
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended: 06.10.21, 08.02.22, 24.05.22

Jim Robinson - Parent Representative, Religious Education
Term: 18.05.21-17.05.25 
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended: 18.05.21, 29.06.21, 06.10.21, 07.12.21, 08.02.22, 24.05.22

Chris Barnes - Parent Representative
Term: 19.04.22 -18.04.26
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended: 24.05.22