Real Life Learning Academy Trust

Calveley Primary Academy is part of the Real Life Learning Multi Academy Trust along with Acton Church of England Primary Academy.

 

Members Board

Aim:

To oversee the efficient and effective running of the academy trust.

Responsibilities:

  1. Subscribers to the Memorandum of Association

  2. Appointment of Directors

  3. Staff employer and approver of contracts, pay and conditions

  4. To conduct an AGM and sign off the financial accounts

  5. To receive reports from the Board of Directors, including internal audit, EHT’s performance management, teaching & learning standards and to hold them to account

  6. To complete an end of year review for all stakeholders

  7. To achieve role objectives as part of overall Directors’ Plan as agreed by FGB

Name

Date of appointment

Role

Appointing Body

Governance role in another institution and relevant business/pecuniary interests

Date stepped down

Rich Hastie

22.09.16

Chair

Founding members

None

 

Kath Edwards

01.09.16

Responsible officer

Founding members

None

 

Elizabeth Ford

01.09.16

 

 

Partner - PA, E & RG FORD

Hon Secretary and Treasurer Acton Parish Hall

 

Jeff Turnbull

01.09.16

 

 

Director of Education for the Diocese of Chester, Member of the University of Chester Academies Trust

CEO and Director of Chester Diocesan Academies Trust

Director of DBE Services Ltd

Deputy President of the Council of the University of Chester.

 

Laura Leather

01.09.16

 

Founding members

Laura Leather Marketing Consultant

 

 

Board of Directors

 

Name of Director

Date of appointment

Appointing Body

Term of office

Specific Role

Governance role in another institution and relevant business/pecuniary interests

Attendance record at board and committee meetings in past academic year

Date stepped down

Laura Leather

01.09.16

Founding members

 

Chair, SEN

Laura Leather Marketing Consultant

07.09.16, 20.10.16, 13.12.16, 07.02.17

 

Fiona Sloyan

01.09.16

Founding members

 

Vice Chair, Training and Development

None

07.09.16, 20.10.16, 13.12.16, 07.02.17

 

Elizabeth Ford

01.09.16

 

 

Vice Chair

Partner - PA, E & RG FORD

Hon Secretary and Treasurer Acton Parish Hall

07.09.16 20.10.16, 13.12.16, 07.02.17

 

Beverley Dolman

01.09.16

Founding members

 

Staff Director

 

07.09.16 20.10.16, 13.12.16, 07.02.17

 

Neil Duncalf

01.09.16

Founding members

 

Health and Safety

 

07.09.16 20.10.16, 07.02.17

 

Jo Edwards

01.09.16

Founding members

 

Pupil Premium, PE

None

07.09.16 20.10.16, 13.12.16, 07.02.17

 

Lesley Latronico

01.09.16

 

 

RE, Collective Worship

 

07.09.16 20.10.16, 13.12.16,

 

Yvonne Wood

01.09.16

Founding members

 

Finance

Bennett brooks & co Ltd

Bennettbrooks It Ltd

07.09.16 20.10.16, 13.12.16, 07.02.17

 

Penny Holding

01.09.16

Founding members

 

Safeguarding

None

07.09.16 20.10.16, 13.12.16, 07.02.17

 

Verity McKay

22.09.16

Founding members

 

 

Poole Alcock Solicitors

20.10.16, 13.12.16, 07.02.17

 

Melissa Parry

15.09.16

Founding members

 

 

None

20.10.16, 13.12.16, 07.02.17

 

Nick Brown

21.09.16

Founding members

 

 

 

20.10.16, 13.12.16, 07.02.17

 

Rich Hastie

01.09.16

Founding members

 

 

 

07.09.16

22.09.16

 

Standards Committee

Aim:

To ensure educational standards across the Academy Trust exceed the National Average and that all children make at least expected progress in all subject areas taught.

Responsibilities:

  1. To monitor standards across the Academy Trust and ensure all pupils are attaining as well as they can

  2. To complete an end of year review for all stakeholders

  3. To achieve role objectives as part of overall Directors’ Plan as agreed by FGB

Name

Role

Possible meetings 16 - 17

Meetings attended 16 - 17

Beverley Dolman

 

 

 

Laura Leather

EYFS

 

 

Verity McKay

KS1

 

 

Lesley Latronico

KS2

 

 

Neil Duncalf

 

 

 

 

Audit and Finance Committee

Name

Role

Possible meetings 16 - 17

Meetings attended 16 - 17

Kath Edwards

Chair

 

 

Yvonne Wood

 

 

 

Elizabeth Ford

 

 

 

 

Pay Committee

Constitution:

The Membership of this Committee will be agreed by the Board of Directors.

The Chairman of the Committee will be elected by a quorum of the Committee members. The Executive Head Teacher cannot take on this role. The membership will be four Directors with a quorum of 3. The Chair or Vice Chairs of the Board of Directors may be asked to attend meetings, in exceptional circumstances, to ensure the Committee is quorate.

The Committee will have the power to invite others, without voting rights, to give advice to the Committee e.g. personnel consultant. No other person paid to work at the school may be a member of the Committee. The head teacher must withdraw and not vote on his/her own pay or performance appraisal.

Terms of Reference:

1. To ensure the Performance Appraisal Policy is in place and reviewed annually.

2. To ensure the Pay Policy is in place and reviewed annually.

3. The Committee, in conjunction with the Executive Head Teacher, will carry out an annual review of the salaries for all staff, including teachers on the Main Pay Scale, Upper Pay Scale and Leadership Pay Scale. The Committee will agree make pay recommendations to the Board of Directors.

4. The Committee, in conjunction with the EHT, can make decisions relating to pay concerning post –threshold teachers in line with the pay policy and make recommendations to the Board of Directors for approval.

5. To ensure that a copy of the salary statement is issued to all teachers following a change to salary every year.

6. To ensure the setting and reviewing of targets for all staff takes place, via approval of anonymised targets.

Name

Role

Possible meetings 16 - 17

Meetings attended 16 - 17

Yvonne Wood

Chair

 

 

Jo Edwards

 

 

 

Elizabeth Ford

 

 

 

Penny Holding

 

 

 

 

EHT Performance Management Committee

Aim:

To lead the process by which the overall performance of the Executive Head Teacher is formally and rigorously assessed annually in order to enable them to improve teaching, leadership and management that will positively impact upon the quality of outcomes for all pupils.

Responsibilities:

  1. To appoint every 2-3 years a suitably skilled and/or experienced external advisor to assist with the EHT’s Performance Management Review

  2. To set objectives with the assistance of the external advisor that will contribute to improving education for pupils.

  3. To review performance annually against the job description, EHT standards and objectives set with the assistance of the external advisor

  4. To review and support the EHTs professional aspirations and training needs

  5. To review and facilitate the EHTs work life balance

  6. To complete a mid year review of performance against agreed objectives

  7. To recommend pay progression to the Board of Directors based upon the outcome of the review and taking account of overall performance

Name

Role

Possible meetings 16 - 17

Meetings attended 16 - 17

Fiona Sloyan

Chair

18.10.16, 03.03.17

18.10.16, 03.03.17

Jo Edwards

 

03.03.17

03.03.17

Penny Holding

 

03.03.17

03.03.17

 

 

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Calveley Primary Academy

Executive Headteacher - Mrs B Dolman,
School Lane, Calveley,
Tarporley, Cheshire
CW6 9LE

Tel: 01270 685540 / 07972 391001
admin@calveleyprimary.cheshire.sch.uk