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Governing Body

The Governors have a general responsibility for determining thepolicy and effective management of the school, acting within the framework setby national legislation. However, the Headteacher/s control/s the day to dayrunning of the school.

The areas where the Governing Body have responsibility include:

  • school finance
  • the care and use of the school premises
  • the appointment of theHeadteacher/s and other staff
  • school hours and holidays
  • the curriculum
  • admissions of pupils
  • discipline and the suspension of pupils from school

The Governing Body must meet at least once a term. Ultimately, thegovernors answer to the Trustees and the Department of Education for therunning of the school. The Governing Body is part of the school partnershipethos at Park Road which works voluntarily for the good of the school with theinterests of the pupils as paramount.

The trust has delegated some powers to the Governing Body. It isthe link between the Trust, teaching staff and the local community. It is madeup of parent governors elected in a secret ballot by parents, one teachergovernor and the Headteacher/s, foundation governors and appointed and co-optedmembers.

If you need tocontactthe chair of Governors, please addresscorrespondenceto:

Attention of Megan Nurse (Chair of Governors)
Acton CE Primary Academy
Chester Road

Governing Body 2021-2022

Megan Nurse: Parent/Chair
Rachael McKinlay: Head
Lesley Latronico: Foundation
Philip Percival: Foundation
Jo Edwards: Co-Opted
Paul McIntyre: Co-Opted
Ruth Stevinson/Amanda Beaven: Staff
Jane Horton: Parent
Su Turner: Clerk

Governor Roles and Responsibilities

Committee AreaGovernor
Health & SafetyPaul Mcintyre and Phillip Percival
FinancePaul Mcintyre and Phillip Percival
SafeguardingLesley Latronico
Vulnerable pupils inc PP and SENLesley Latronico
SIAMsLesley Latronico
Pupil and staff voiceJane Horton
CurriculumMegan Nurse
Head Teacher PerformanceMegan Nurse and Jane Horton
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