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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 Executive Headteacher and the Head of School.

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, Pupil Premium
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

Peter Hughes - Head teacher of St Mary's Teaching School, and National Leader of Education.
Term: 01.01.15-01.01.2050
Declared business interest: Director of Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust
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

Aoibheann Kelly - Foundation, Religious Education, English
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

Graham Middleton - Parent Representative,  Health and Safety, PE and Sports Premium
Term: 01.09.20-31.08.24
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended: 18.09.18, 22.01.19

Clare Beirne - Staff Governor,Teacher at St Mary's Catholic Voluntary Academy
Term: 17.09.17-16.09.21
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended: 18.09.18, 13.11.18, 12.03.19, 08.10.19, 10.12.19, 15.07.20, 15.09.20

Father Emmanuel Adindu - Foundation and Religious Education, Parish Priest
Term:30.04.20 -29.04.24
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended: 13.11.18, 22.01.19, 12.03.19, 08.10.19, 10.12.19, 15.07.20

Jim Hopkinson - Foundation, Child Protection and Safeguarding, Complaints
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

Sarah Anteney - Foundation, Religious Education and Early Years Foundation Stage
Term:03.01.19-02.01.23
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended: 13.11.18, 22.01.19, 12.03.19, 10.12.19, 15.07.20, 15.09.20

Aisling Given - Associate Member, ~Acting Headteacher at Holy Name Catholic Voluntary Academy
Term: 30.09.18-29.09.22
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

Sarah Hurley- Associate Member, Acting Headteacher at St Mary's Catholic Voluntary Academy
Term: 20.09.17-19.09.21
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

Joanna Cooper - Parent Representative, Equalities, Training Governor.
Term 07.01.20-06.01.2024
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended:10.12.19, 15.07.20, 15.09.20