Academy Committee

The role of the Academy Committees as identified within this Scheme of Delegation, the Trustees will delegate to Academy Committees, academy level governance functions. Trustees are not required to sit on Academy Committees; decision-making is limited to the functions delegated in this document. The Academy Committee Chair should be appointed by the Chief Executive Officer under delegated authority from the Trust Board; the Academy Committee will ensure at least two parents are appointed to their number; the appointment process will be agreed by the Trust.

Each Academy Committee has a number of members determined by the Trust which can appoint between three to nine governors. Trustees and Executive Leaders may attend Academy Committees. They make recommendations and appoint link governors. As an advisory Body of the Board, any delegation to the Academy Committee can be amended at any time. The term of office is 4 years.

 

2022-23: 

Full Name  AC role Interests Date of Apt Date Stepped Down Aptd by: Meeting Attendance
Harry  Buscall Chair of the Academy Committee Board Member,  Office of the Children's Commissioner for England 1/10/20 - Trust Board  

Claire Bowes

Academy Committee Member

Committee member, Wayland Agricultural Society

Director of Bowes Estates Ltd

Member, NCC Watton Division

13/10/20 - Trust Board  
Dan Carter Academy Committee Member

Principal, Thetford Academy

Governor, Worstead VA Primary School

13/10/20 - Trust Board  
Gary Lee

Academy Committee Member

Director, Indigo Waste Services Ltd 13/10/20 - Trust Board  

Andrea George-Samuels

Academy Committee Member Executive Assistant Principal, Hewett and JAC 8/10/21  - Trust Board  
Helen Crane Academy Committee Member District Councillor for the Saham Toney Ward of Breckland District Councillor 02/03/22 - Trust Board  
Emma Tilly Academy Committee Member  Vice Principal, King Edward VII Academy  06/05/22 - Trust Board  
Victoria Dann Parent Academy Committee Member - 06/07/22 - Elected by Parents   
Nicola Kester Parent Academy Committee Member - 6/07/22 - Elected by parents   

 

2021-22: 

Full Name  AC role Interests Date of Apt Date Stepped Down Aptd by: Meeting Attendance
Harry  Buscall Chair of the Academy Committee Partner/Member, Ken Hill Estates. Member, Peddar Farming 1/10/20 - Trustee 3 of 3

Claire Bowes

Academy Committee Member

Secretary of the Wayland Agricultural Society

Director of Bowes Estates Ltd

13/10/20 - Trustee 2 of 3
Dan Carter Academy Committee Member Principal, Thetford Academy 13/10/20 - Trustee 3 of 3
Gary Lee

Academy Committee Member

Director, Indigo Waste Services Ltd 13/10/20 - Trustee 3 of 3

Andrea George-Samuels

Academy Committee Member Executive Assistant Principal, Hewett and JAC 8/10/21  - Trustee 3 of 3
Claire Schofield Academy Committee Member   13/10/20 28/9/21 Trust Board 0 of 0
Helen Crane Academy Committee Member District Councillor for the Saham Toney Ward of Breckland District Councillor 02/03/22 - Trust Board 1 of 1
Emma Tilly Academy Committee Member  Vice Principal, King Edward VII Academy  06/05/22 - Trustee 0 of 1
Victoria Dann Parent Academy Committee Member   06/07/22 - Elected by Parents  0 of 0
Nicola Kester Parent Academy Committee Member   6/07/22 - Elected by parents  0 of 0

 

The Academy Committee is part of a wider governance structure within the Inspiration Trust. Further details of roles and responsibilities can be found in the governance section of the Inspiration Trust website. 

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