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Local Governance

Governors are one of the largest volunteer forces in the country and have an important part to play in raising school standards. School governors provide strategic leadership and accountability in schools. 

The role of the governing board is to:

Below is the structure of the Yarlside Local Academy Committee (local governing body):

Name
 
Job Title
Terms
Voting
Tim Clark
(Chair)
Partnership
Operations Manager- BAE Systems
4 years
Yes
Sandra Johnson
Partnership
 
4 years
Yes
Jade White (*)
Partnership
Operations Manager- BAE Systems Welding Engineer – Sellafield
4 years
Yes
Emily Wilson
Partnership
 
4 years
Yes
Sam Kell
Partnership
Year Manager – Furness Education Trust
4 years
Yes
Deborah Oates
Parent
Nursery Manager
4 years
Yes
Catherine ReayParentSenior Project Manager – BAE Systems
4 Years
Yes
Jessica QuinnParentSenior Project Professional -BAE Systems4 YearsYes
Jill Reid
Staff
Teaching Staff
4 Years
Yes
Janine Pierce (*)
HeadteacherExecutive Headteacher
 Yes

*are related

Yarlside Academy Governors Business & Pecuniary Interests can be found here.

Minutes from Local Academy Committee and Board meetings are available upon request. Please contact  the Furness Education Trust Clerk to request these (clerk@furnesseducationtrust.co.uk).

Furness Education Trust- Members and Trustees:

Furness Education Trust comprises of five members, nine Trustee and four co-opted Trustees at Trust level.

Members are responsible for appointing and removing Trustees and hold Trust Board to account for implementing the agreed strategy.

Trustees have ultimate responsibility for the running of all academies across the MAT. Trustees are responsible for the strategic oversight of the management of the Trust and also appoint the CEO and the CFO and hold them to account as well.

The authority for running each academy remains with the Headteacher and Local Academy Committee, as detailed above. This authority is defined in the scheme of delegation.

More information about the Trust governance structure can be found on our Trust website at Furness Education Trust Governance.