Real Life Learning Multi Academy Trust

Real Life Learning Multi Academy Trust

Acton C of E Primary Academy is part of the Real Life Learning Multi Academy Trust along with http://www.calveleyprimary.cheshire.sch.uk/

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
NameDate of appointmentRoleAppointing BodyGovernance role in another institution and relevant business/pecuniary interestsDate stepped down
Rich Hastie22.09.16ChairFounding membersNone
Kath Edwards01.09.16Responsible officerFounding membersNone
Elizabeth Ford01.09.16

Partner - PA, E & RG FORD

Hon Secretary and Treasurer Acton Parish Hall


Jeff Turnbull01.09.16

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 Leather01.09.16
Founding membersLaura Leather Marketing Consultant


Board of Directors


Name of DirectorDate of appointmentAppointing BodyTerm of officeSpecific RoleGovernance role in another institution and relevant business/pecuniary interests

Attendance record at board and committee meetings in past academic year

Date stepped down
Laura Leather01.09.16Founding members
Chair, SENLaura Leather Marketing Consultant07.09.16, 20.10.16, 13.12.16, 07.02.17, 30.03.17
Fiona Sloyan01.09.16Founding members
Vice Chair, Training and Development

None

07.09.16, 20.10.16, 13.12.16, 07.02.17, 30.03.17
Elizabeth Ford01.09.16

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 Dolman01.09.16Founding members
Staff Director
07.09.16, 20.10.16, 13.12.16, 07.02.17, 30.03.17,
Neil Duncalf01.09.16Founding members
Health and Safety
07.09.16  20.10.16
07.02.17

Jo Edwards01.09.16Founding members
Pupil Premium, PENone07.09.16, 20.10.16, 13.12.16, 07.02.17, 30.03.17, 
Lesley Latronico01.09.16

RE, Collective Worship
07.09.16  20.10.16, 30.03.17,
Yvonne Wood01.09.16Founding members
Finance

Bennett brooks & co Ltd

Bennettbrooks It Ltd

07.09.16, 20.10.16, 13.12.16, 07.02.17
Penny Holding01.09.16Founding members
SafeguardingNone07.09.16, 20.10.16, 13.12.16, 07.02.17, 30.03.17
Verity McKay22.09.16Founding members

Poole Alcock Solicitors20.10.16, 13.12.16,
07.02.17, 30.03.17,

Melissa Parry15.09.16Founding members

None20.10.16, 13.12.16,
07.02.17, 30.03.17,

Nick Brown21.09.16Founding members


20.10.16, 13.12.16,
07.02.17, 30.03.17,

Rich Hastie01.09.16Founding members


07.09.1622.09.16

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
NameRolePossible meetings 16 - 17Meetings attended 16 - 17
Beverley Dolman


Laura LeatherEYFS

Verity McKayKS1

Lesley LatronicoKS2

Neil Duncalf


Audit and Finance Committee

NameRolePossible meetings 16 - 17Meetings attended 16 - 17
Kath EdwardsChair

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.

NameRolePossible meetings 16 - 17Meetings attended 16 - 17
Yvonne WoodChair

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
NameRolePossible meetings 16 - 17Meetings attended 16 - 17
Fiona SloyanChair18.10.1618.10.16, 03.03.17
Jo Edwards
03.03.1703.03.17
Penny Holding
03.03.1703.03.17
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Hayley Rogers,
10 Oct 2016, 04:27
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