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Executive Principal – Chris Mulqueen
ASPIRE ACADEMY IS PART OF

Our Governors

Aspire Academy - Local Governing Committee

Mrs Lynn Benton (Chair) Reappointment
TRUST BOARD GOVERNOR

Date of Appointment: 13/05/2023
Term of Appointment: 4 Year
Appointed as: Trust Board Governor
Appointed by: Trust Board
Link: Standards, SEND, Pupil Premium

Business & Pecuniary Interests (Inc. Nature of Interest)

  • Humber Learning Consortium – Director
  • The Compass Academy – Chair of Governors

Attendance

  • Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2023/24 | 3/3
  • Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2022/23 | 5/5

Email: chair@asp.hslt.academy
Address: Aspire Academy, 351 Annandale Road, Hull, HU9 5DE

 

Heidi Fewings
TRUST BOARD GOVERNOR

Date of Appointment: 15/09/2021
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Appointed as: Trust Board Governor
Appointed by: Trust Board
Link: Behaviour and Attendance

Business & Pecuniary Interests (Inc. Nature of Interest)

  • N/A

Attendance

  • Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2023/24 | 3/3
  • Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2022/23 | 5/5

Kerry Fowler
TRUST BOARD GOVERNOR

Date of Appointment: 03/11/2021
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Appointed as: Trust Board Governor
Appointed by: Trust Board
Link: Standards

Business & Pecuniary Interests (Inc. Nature of Interest)

  • GSL Education – Education
    Recruitment Company
  • Oakfield School – Governor

Attendance

  • Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2023/24 | 2/3
  • Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2022/23 | 3/5

Bernadette Newton
STAFF GOVERNOR

Date of Appointment: 01/01/2024
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Appointed by: Staff Election

Business & Pecuniary Interests (Inc. Nature of Interest)

TBC

Attendance

  • Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2023/24 | 1/1
  • Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2022/23 | N/A

Chris Mulqueen
EXECUTIVE PRINCIPAL – In attendance

  • Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2023/24 | 3/3
  • Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2022/23 | 5/5

Stacey Ward
PRINCIPAL – In attendance

  • Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2023/24 | 3/3
  • Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2022/23 | 5/5

Governor attendances are updated once a term

To become a Governor, please contact the school – admin@aspirehull.com or apply here

Clerk / Trust Governance Support – Louise.Baron@york.gov.uk & Georgina.Holman@york.gov.uk

For further information, including Governance documents, please visit our Trust website

MULTI-ACADEMY TRUST GOVERNANCE

A Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) is a legal entity accountable for the running of the organisation and all the academies within it. The MAT is a charitable company limited by guarantee, and has multiple layers of governance: the Members, the Board of Trustees and Board Committees, which include a Local Governing Committee for each academy within the MAT.

The Local Governing Committee serves as a sub-committee of the Hope Sentamu Learning Trust York Board of Trustees, and their responsibilities are set out within the Trust’s Scheme of Delegation. If required, the Board can either delegate more powers to the Local Governing Committee or withdraw powers in exceptional situations. Governors are not involved in the operational running of the academy; the daily management of the academy is the responsibility of the Principal. All decisions are made as a group; governors are there as a corporate body responsible for the governance of the academy and not to represent their own interests or the interest of others.

WHAT DOES THE LOCAL GOVERNING COMMITTEE DO?

Local governors have three central duties:

i) setting the vision of the local academy
ii) holding the Headteacher/Principal to account
iii) and ensuring the academy’s financial management is to the highest possible standard.

Governors carry out their tasks in a number of different ways, through regular meetings and visits to the academy. Meetings are held at least once a term.

The Local Governing Committee provides the school with a wide range of skills and experience which supports the Senior Leadership team in vital decisions that enhance the academy’s environment, curriculum and delivery of the best educational experience possible.

FORMER GOVERNORS WITHIN THE PAST 12 MONTHS

Sarah Russell
TRUST BOARD GOVERNOR

Date of Appointment: 29/03/2023
Resigned: 31/05/2024
Appointed as: Trust Board Governor
Appointed by: Trust Board

Business & Pecuniary Interests (Inc. Nature of Interest)

N/A

Attendance

  • Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2023/24 | 0/3
  • Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2022/23 | 0/1

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Mrs Zailie Barratt (Vice Chair)
TRUST BOARD GOVERNOR

Date of Appointment: 20 July 2021
Resigned: 06/08/2023
Appointed as: Trust Board Governor
Appointed by: Trust Board

Business & Pecuniary Interests (Inc. Nature of Interest)

  • Hull College Group | Head of Student Services
  • Aspire Academy | Governor

Attendance

  • Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2022/23 | 1/5

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Tony Roberts
STAFF GOVERNOR

Date of Appointment: 22/05/2023
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Resigned: 12/12/2023
Appointed by: Staff Election

Business & Pecuniary Interests (Inc. Nature of Interest)

TBC

Attendance

  • Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2023/24 | 0/1
  • Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2022/23 | 1/1

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Mrs Christine Davidson
TRUST BOARD GOVERNOR

Date of Appointment: 29/03/2023
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Resigned: 12/03/2024
Appointed as: Trust Board Governor
Appointed by: Trust Board
Link: Safeguarding, Personal Development

Business & Pecuniary Interests (Inc. Nature of Interest)

  • N/A

Details of any relationship between governor and member of school staff

  • Daughter is employed by Aspire Academy

Attendance

  • Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2023/24 | 1/2
  • Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2022/23 | 5/5

SKILLS AND TRAINING

Governors do not need specific skills, but many of the tasks they are required to undertake can benefit from general business knowledge such as understanding management systems, budget planning and HR functions.

Local authorities are required to ensure that training for governors is available and most governing bodies buy into their local authority training packages (which may include online learning) to ensure that governors are properly inducted to their role and trained for specific tasks such as appointing the Principal and then carrying out the Principal’s performance review.

LGC MEETING DATES

Tuesday 24th October 2023, 4.15pm
Tuesday 5th December 2023, 4.15pm
Tuesday 19th March 2024, 4.15pm
Tuesday 11th June 2024, 4.15pm



Aspire Academy
351 Annandale Road,
Hull, HU9 5DE

01482 318789
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