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The Rydal Academy

The Rydal Academy

Organisation & Curriculum

governance

School governors

The Governing Body of the school consists of parents, teachers, non-teaching staff, members of the local community and representatives from Swift Academies.

In addition to timetabled meetings, governors are active in school during the year. For example, they help with school visits and support with fundraising as well as participating in monitoring activities.

Governing Body

Local Governing Body Membership and Terms of Office

 Local governing body:  The Rydal Academy 

  • the maximum size of the local governing body will be 12, a chair and vice chair will be elected by the trustees, annually at the first meeting of the academic year            

Headteacher / Head of School

  • ex officio 

 

Term of Office Start Date

Term of Office End Date

  1. John Armitage

ex. officio

ex. officio

General

  • maximum of five appointed by the trustees and executive board

 

Term of Office Start Date

Term of Office End Date

1.     Hazel Bullock (chair)

spring term 2018

spring term2022

2.     Mark Gray (vice-chair)

spring term 2018

spring term 2022

3.     Mark Emerson

spring term 2018

spring term 2022

4.     Michael Jeffries

summer term 2018

summer term 2022

5.     Kelly-Ann Lyle

spring term 2018

spring term 2022

Parent governors

  • two elected by parents / carers

 

Term of Office Start Date

Term of Office End Date

1.     Claire Leech

spring term 2017

spring term 2021

2.     Donna Ellis

spring term 2016

spring term 2020

Teaching staff governors

  • two elected by teachers 

 

Term of Office Start Date

Term of Office End Date

1.     Katie Turnbull

spring term 2017

spring term 2021

2.     Charlotte Mawson

summer term 2018

summer term 2022

Support staff governors

  • one elected by support staff

 

Term of Office Start Date

Term of Office End Date

  1. Ewa Kaszuba

summer term 2018

summer term 2022

Representative from the executive leadership team   

  • ex officio
  • appointed by the executive leadership team 

 

Term of Office Start Date

Term of Office End Date

  1. Dean Judson

spring term 2018

ex. officio

All school governors have current police checks.

Should you wish to contact a member of the governing body about any aspect of school life please do so by:

  • Email:  admin@therydalacademy.co.uk with the subject “Governors”
  • Letter: Addressed to the Headteacher and for the attention of school Governors.

Swift Academies Board of Directors

Swift Academies Website

National register of Governors

National School Governors Regisiter Website

Directors, Governors and Senior Leadership Team register of business interests.

Swift Academies Website

Membership of Swift Academies

Download Membership of Swift Academies Here

Scheme of Delegation

Download Scheme of Delegation Here