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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.

Register of Interests 2018 - 2019

Name

Lead Role

Category

Date of Appointment

Term of Office

Business or
Personal Interests

 

Richard Dennett

 

Chair of Governors

Trust Appointed

26 September 2018

4 years

Richard Dennett Legal Services Ltd: Shareholder/Director

Mark Colley

Vice Chair of Governors

Trust Appointed

26 September 2018

4 years

Education Consultant

 

Louise Quinn

 

Governor

Trust Appointed

26 September 2018

4 years

Employed by Wakefield Council: Headteacher, Highwells School

 

Amanda Jenkinson

 

Governor

Trust Appointed

26 September 2018

4 years

Employed by Wakefield Council: Team Leader Childcare Sufficiency and Information.

Shona Auty

Parent Governor

Elected Parent Governor

Term ended 24 May 2019

4 years

Employed by Cancer Research

 

 

Alan Warboys

 

Governor

Trust Appointed

26 September 2018

4 years

Employed by Accord Multi Academy Trust: CEO

 Register of Interests 2017-2018 

Name

Lead Role

Category

Term End Date

Business or
Personal Interests

 

Richard Dennett

 

Chair of Governors

Trust Appointed

25 September 2018

Richard Dennett Legal Services Ltd: Shareholder/Director

 

Amanda Jenkinson

 

Vice Chair of Governors

Trust Appointed

25 September 2018

Employed by Wakefield Council: Team Leader Childcare Sufficiency and Information.

Shona Auty

Parent Governor

Elected Parent Governor

Term ends 31st August 2019

Employed by Cancer Research

 

George Craven

Governor

Trust Appointed

22 September 2018

Employed by Local Care Direct

Employed by Accord Multi Academy Trust: Exams Invigilator, Horbury Academy

Karen Jamieson

Governor

Trust Appointed

22 September 2018

Employed by Independent Police Complaints Commission

Kath Lindley

Governor

Trust Appointed

22 September 2018

Employed by Tenfold, The Leeds Learning Disability Forum

 

Phil Waud

 

Governor

Elected Staff Governor

16 September 2018

Employed by Accord Multi Academy Trust: Teacher, Horbury Academy

Miriam Oakley

Headteacher

Ex- Officio

31 August 2018

Employed by Accord Multi Academy Trust: Headteacher, Horbury Academy

Alison McGrath

Governor

Elected Staff Governor

31 August 2018

Employed by Accord Multi Academy Trust: HLTA, Horbury Academy

Marcello Moccia

Governor

Trust Appointed

13 March 2018

Owner of Room 97 Creative Academy

Julie Brooks

Governor

Elected Staff Governor

31 January 2018

Employed by Accord Multi Academy Trust: HLTA, Horbury Academy

Roger Morton

Governor

Trust Appointed

31 January 2018

Retired

Email: chair@horburyacademy.com
Post: 

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