"Everyone is valued and takes responsibility for the
challenging learning that takes place"

Governance

Members

  • Michelle Booth
  • Mark Hambly
  • Vic Van Den Bergh

Directors

  • Richard Lane (Chief Executive Officer)
  • Vic Van Den Bergh (Chair)
  • Lisa Colclough
  • Emma Bryan
  • Michelle Haywood

Governors have a vital role to play in ensuring our school provides the best possible education for our children.

They are responsible for:

  • Acting as a critical friend
  • Bringing a wealth of experience to the strategic running of the school
  • Ensuring accountability

Governors’ Responsibilities

Current Governors:

  • Marion Couchman (Councillor), SEND LH, Safeguarding MPAT, Foundation Curriculum
  • Michelle Booth (Staff)
  • Adam Miladowski (Staff)
  • Christine Kendall, EYFS/KS1, Science MPAT
  • Lee Kelly (ICT Consultant), ICT, Premises MPAT

Clerk to the Governors

  • Anne Jones

Documents

Mercia Funding Agreement

Articles of Association

Register of Governors Interest

Mercia 08748904 Trustees Report & Audited Accounts 31.08.2016

Mercia Primary Academy Trust Financial Statements 31.08.2015

Mercia Primary Academy Trust Financial Statements 31.08.2014

Parent Governors…

are elected by the parents/guardians of the children who attend Lark Hall Infant Academy. When a governor position becomes vacant nominations will be asked from all registered parents and guardians and an election will take place. Their term of office is four years.

LA Governors…

are appointed by the Local Authority. More information can be found at www.staffordshire.gov.uk. Their term of office is four years.

Co-Opted Governors…

are appointed by the Governing Body and their term of office is four years.

Staff Governors…

are elected by the staff for four years from the date of appointment.

Frequency of Meetings

The Governing Body meet as and when necessary but a minimum of once per term. Each Governor is also a member of individual committees e.g. Finance, Curriculum, etc. These committees also meet as and when necessary but a minimum of once a term.

If you are interested in becoming a Governor at Lark Hall Infant Academy contact either the Headteacher or Chair of Governors for more information.

Chair of Governors Contact Details:

Mrs Marion Couchman

Flax Hill Junior Academy,

Chestnut Ave,

Tamworth,

Staffs,

B79 8QZ