Board of Governors

The Board of Governors is responsible to the Department of Education and Ofsted for the oversight and strategic management of the Academy. Any enquiries, issues or concerns relating to Bede Academy should be raised with the Principal or her staff in the first instance; however, parents are free to write to Mr Nigel Robson, Chair of Governors, if they so wish.  If parents would like to contact any of the Governors, please telephone main Reception at Bede North (01670 545111 – option 2)  or email enquiries@bedeacademy.org.uk

A full list of Governors is shown below:

Name of Governor

Status

Date of appointment

Responsibility

Mr Nigel Rhyl Robson

Chairman

09/01/2009

Secondary Years

SEN

Projects and Premises

Dr. Mohammad Farsi

Local Governor

22/03/2016

Safeguarding

Sub-committee member

Mr Bob Clifton

Local Governor

01/10/2014

Secondary Years

Sub-committee member

Mr Jonathan Parkinson

Local Governor

09/12/2015

Sub-committee member

Dr Richard Harris

Parent Governor

04/07/2009

Primary Years

e-Safety

Sub-committee member

Dr Beverley Kenny

Local Governor and Vice Chair

01/10/2014

Sixth Form and Careers

Sub-committee member

Mr David Lovelock

Local Governor

05/10/2016

Health and Safety

Sub-committee member

Mrs Julia Woods

Local Governor

05/10/2016

Finance

Sub-committee member

Mr Paul Cook

Local Governor

05/10/2016

SEN/Disadvantaged/British Values

Sub-committee member

 

Name Role
Miss Gwyneth Evans Principal
Mrs Patricia Rowland Finance Director
Miss Christine Taylor Company Secretary

 

The local governing body appoints each governor after the completion of a skills audit to ensure a full comprehensive cohort of governors.

The term of office is for a duration of four years after which a Governor may be re-elected.

Bede Academy Declarations of interest

Governance functions are delegated to the Local Governing Body (“LGB”) by the ESF Board.  The details of the delegation are contained within a scheme of delegation which can be found in the Governance section of the ESF website.

Governance attendance at Local Governor Board meetings can be found in the attached document.

Bede Academy Governor Attendance

Sub Committees

Sub Committee

Name of Governor

Status

Curriculum and Standards

Mr Jonathan Parkinson

Chairman

Mr Bob Clifton

Sub-committee member

Dr Beverley Kenny

Sub-committee member

Dr Richard Harris

Sub-committee member

Mr Paul Cook

Sub-committee member

Finance and Audit, Premises, HR, IT

Mr Bob Clifton

Chairman

Dr Richard Harris

Sub-committee member

Dr Mohammad Farsi

Sub-committee member

Mrs Julia Wood

Sub-committee member

Mr David Lovelock

Sub-committee member

The terms of reference for Curriculum and Standards sub-committee can be found here

The declarations of interest for the Curriculum and Standards sub-committee can be found here.

Attendance at the Curriculum and Standards sub-committee can be found here.

The declarations of interest for the Finance and Audit, Premises, HR and IT sub‐committee can be found here.

The terms of reference for Finance and Audit, Premises, HR and IT sub-committee can be found here

Attendance at the Finance and Audit, Premises, HR and IT sub-committee can be found here.

Board of Trustees

The Board of Bede Academy consists of the following trustees (directors):-

NAME

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

Nigel Rhyl Robson (Chairman)

09.01.09

Mark Andrew Pike

20.08.14

Martin Oldknow

20.08.14

Richard Anthony Harris

04.07.09

Bede Academy’s memorandum of association can be found here.

Bede Academy’s articles of association can be found here.

The declarations of interest for the Board of Bede Academy is attached.

Bede Academy board declarations of interest

The registered member of Bede Academy is Emmanuel Schools Foundation of which the Board of Directors consists of:-

NAME

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

Nigel Rhyl Robson (Chairman)

09.12.08

Mark Andrew Pike

10.07.14

Martin Oldknow

15.07.14

Donald Hutton

10.07.14

 

A résumé of our chair of Governors, Nigel Robson, can be found here.

The structure of Emmanuel Schools Foundation can be found in the Governance section of the ESF website.

The current members of Emmanuel Schools Foundation are:- Reverend Professor Dr David Wilkinson, Dr Mark Pike, Pastor Kenneth Stone, Dr Beverley Kenny and Nigel Robson