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Skegby Junior Academy

Advisory Council

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Each Academy within the Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust has its own Advisory Council (AAC) that works closely with each Principal.

Each AAC is a small group and has staff, parent and community representation. It is not, however, the same as a traditional governing body as it has no legal responsibilities. These responsibilities are held by the GDFT Trust Board.

Each AAC meets formally at least termly and AAC members are encouraged to play an active part in the day to day life of the Academy .

The Advisory Council has three key roles in terms of the development and success of the Skegby Junior Academy:

  1. To advise and act as a critical friend to the Principal or of the Academy and to advise the Board of Directors of the Greenwood Academies Trust about local issues they need to consider that affect the Academy.
  2. To represent the interests of the Academy community in the running of the Academy and to represent the Academy in its community.
  3. To provide support to the Principal in undertaking appropriate day to day procedures that are essential to the life of the Academy, such as disciplinary and complaint procedures.

Membership of the Skegby Junior Academy Advisory Council:

The Advisory Council will be moving to new Terms of Reference during this academic year and the list of members will be added to:

Community Members:

Melanie Darrington

Olive Parkes

Parent Members:

Helen East
Josefine Delve

Staff Member:

Stephanie Barratt

Trust Senior Education Adviser:

Darren Price


Pauline Marples


Bridget Warren

Click Here to view the Trust Governance Arrangements.

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