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Governors

The Governing Body of The Albany has responsibility under the Academy’s Articles of Government for its general direction. The Headteacher is responsible for the internal organisation and management of the Academy. Should you wish to make contact with any member of the Governing Board please email bhardy@thealbany.biz

The Governing Body has significant responsibilities. In particular, it is responsible for the Academy’s delegated budget and for the curriculum.

At The Albany the Governing Body meets in full once a term and then there are also two sub-committees that meet:

  • Curriculum and Pupils
  • Finance and Premises

The Governing Body is currently made up as follows:

Governing BoARD

Chair of Governors: Ms E Salter
Vice Chair of Governors: Mr J Lawrence
Community Governors: Ms E Salter
Mr J Lawrence
Mr B Archer
Ms T Parish
Mr P Setterfield
Parent Governors: Mrs J Gibson
Mr R Alexander
Ms E Salter
Mr R Welham
Staff Governors: Ms V Masson (Acting Headteacher)
Miss L Hall
Observers: Mr S McConnell
Mrs L Parker
Company Secretary: Stanley Davis Group Limited
Curriculum & Pupil Sub Committee
(to include the remit for target setting)
Mr J Lawrence (Chair)
Mr T Brown
Ms T Parish
Mrs J Gibson
Miss L Hall
Miss E Salter
Ms V Masson (Acting Headteacher)
Mr R Welham
Observer: Mr S McConnell
Finance & General Purpose Sub Committee
(including Premises and Health & Safety)
Mr P Setterfield (Chair)
Mr B Archer
Mr R Alexander
Miss E Salter
Ms V Masson ( Acting Headteacher)
Observers: Mr S McConnell
Mrs L Parker
Mr D Hardy

Pupil Discipline Committee:
(3 or 5 Governors)

Terms of reference:

  • To consider recommendations brought by the Headteacher on the permanent exclusion of students.
  • To consider fixed term exclusions of students when the aggregate number of days exceeds 15 in any one term.
  • To hear any parental representations on fixed term exclusions.
Mr T Brown
Mr B Archer
Mr P Setterfield
Mr J Lawrence
 
Complaints Panel:
(RE and National Curriculum, Appeals concerning Student Records)
Ms E Salter
Mr B Archer
Mr P Setterfield
Mr J Lawrence
Head/Deputy Headteacher Interview Panel: Ms E Salter
Mr B Archer
Mr P Setterfield
Mr J Lawrence
(All governors will be involved in the process being led by above team)

Staff Dismissal, Disciplinary and Grievance:

Terms of Reference for Staff Dismissal: To consider matters relating to disciplinary issues that could result in dismissal.

Mr B Archer
Mr J Lawrence
Mr P Setterfield
Ms E Salter

Staff Dismissal Appeal: Same members as Staff Dismissal Committee, but in the event of a case arising, will not include those members involved in the original decision.
Headteacher Performance Management Panel: Mr B Archer
Mr T Brown
Mr J Lawrence

Specific Responsibilities:

 
Link Governor: Mrs J Gibson
SEN (Inclusion) Governor: Vacant post (Ms E Salter covering)
Child Protection Governor: Mr J Lawrence
Race Equality Governor: Vacant
Safer Recruitment Governors: Vacant
Pastoral Link Governor: Vacant

 

Dates of upcoming meetings of the Governing Body: 

Full Governing Board:

Wednesday 25th January 2017 from 5pm to 7.30pm

Finance & General Purpose Committee:

Wednesday 11th January at 5pm

Curriculam & Pupil Committee:

Wednesday 23rd November 2016 at 5pm