The Governors have a general responsibility for determining thepolicy and effective management of the school, acting within the framework set by national legislation. However, the Headteacher/s control/s the day to day running of the school.
The areas where the Governing Body have responsibility include:
The Governing Body must meet at least once a term. Ultimately, the governors answer to the Trustees and the Department of Education for the running of the school. The Governing Body is part of the school partnership ethos at Acton, which works voluntarily for the good of the school with the interests of the pupils as paramount.
The trust has delegated some powers to the Governing Body. It is the link between the Trust, teaching staff and the local community. It is made up of parent governors elected in a secret ballot by parents, one teacher governor and the Headteacher/s, foundation governors and appointed and co-opted members.
If you need to contact the chair of Governors, please address correspondence to:
Attention of Megan Nurse (Chair of Governors)
Acton CE Primary Academy
|Name||Position||Date of Appointment||Appointed by||Terms of Office||Pecuniary Interests||Attendance Record 20-21|
|Megan Nurse||Chair of Governors||September 2018||Parents||3yrs||No||3/3|
|Jane Horton||Vice Chair of Governors||September 2018||Parents||3yrs||No||3/3|
|Philip Percival||Governor||September 2018||Foundation||3yrs||No||3/3|
|Lesley Latronico||Governor||8th May 2019||Foundation||2yrs||No||3/3|
|Paul McIntyre||Governor||September 2021||Co-Governor||No||-|
|Rachael McKinlay||Governor||September 2018||Head Teacher||3yrs||No||3/3|
|Ruth Stevinson||Governor||March 2021||Staff||1yr||No||2/3|
|Health & Safety||Paul Mcintyre and Phillip Percival|
|Finance||Paul Mcintyre and Phillip Percival|
|Vulnerable pupils inc PP and SEN||Lesley Latronico|
|Pupil and staff voice||Jane Horton|
|Head Teacher Performance||Megan Nurse and Jane Horton|
Acton CE Academy joined North West Academies Trust (NWAT) in September 2021.
NWAT is passionate about supporting schools within their community and helping to ensure outstanding learning opportunities for every child. The Trust, and its schools, aspire to excellence in education and this is underpinned by The Seven Principles of Public Life: Selflessness; Integrity; Objectivity; Accountability; Openness; Honesty and Leadership.
The Trust is a charitable body offering advice, support, expertise and a strategic overview to several academies in Cheshire.
Full details of NWAT governance, registers of interest and scheme of delegation are on the Trust website. Please use the link below to find out more.
Contact details: Mr Steve Docking, The Coach House, Union Street, Chester, CH1 1QP Tel: 01244 566167.
To develop the learners of tomorrow and equip them with the skills to flourish and succeed for "nothing is impossible with God"