MAT Status

Real Life Learning Multi 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