Governance Arrangements

Saint Robert Lawrence Catholic Academy Trust – a partnership of Catholic Voluntary Academies in the Diocese of Nottingham

Saint Robert Lawrence Catholic Academy Trust (“The Trust”) is a company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales:  Company Number 7937154.  Registered Office is located at Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy, Abbot Road, Kirk Hallam, Ilkeston DE7 4HX. Tel:  0115 932 2896 ext. 210

 

The Trust Academies

Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy
The Priory Catholic Voluntary Academy
English Martyrs Catholic Voluntary Academy
Saint Joseph’s Catholic Voluntary Academy

 

Governance Arrangements

The Academy Trust has three members appointed by the Bishop of Nottingham:

The Bishop of Nottingham (the person holding this post at any time):  Rt Rev Patrick McKinney (appointed 6th April 2016)

The Episcopal Vicar for Education:  Rev Martin Hardy (appointed on set up of the Academy Trust 6th February 2012)

Rev Christopher Thomas (appointed on set up of the Academy Trust 6th February 2012)

The members are recorded as Persons with Significant Control.   The members did not attend any meetings during 2015/2016.

The Directors meet at least three times per year according to the published schedule – click HERE for more details.  The Directors delegate some business and functions to the Local Governing Bodies in line with the Scheme of Delegation.  Each Academy has a Local Governing Body which meets at least 6 times per year with agendas being set under two main themes:  (1) Finance & General Purposes  (2) Pupil, Curriculum & Standards.  These meetings are full Local Governing Body meetings.

The Trust submits an annual Directors’ Report and Financial Statements for the year ending 31st August which is lodged with Companies House.

 

Saint Robert Lawrence Catholic Academy Trust Directors and Officers

ChairofTrust@st-johnhoughton.derbyshire.sch.uk

Mr David Boott (Chair)

Foundation Director
Appointed by Bishop of Nottingham on 1 September 2012

Term of Office: 4 years
Expiry of current term: 31 August 2019

No business or related third party interests
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 5/5

Mrs Fiona Galli

Foundation Director
Appointed by Bishop of Nottingham on 1 November 2015

Term of Office: 4 years
Expiry of current term: 31 October 2019

No business or related third party interests
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 5/5

Father Martin Sylvester

Foundation Director
Appointed by Bishop of Nottingham (6th Feb 2012 ex-officio)

Term of Office: 4 years
Expiry of current term: 31 August 2019

No business or related third party interests
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 3/5

Mrs Lorraine Collins

Parent Director
Appointed by Bishop of Nottingham on 1 June 2013

Term of Office: 4 years
Expiry of current term: 29 February 2020

No business or related third party interests
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 5/5

Mrs Jennifer Williamson

Foundation Director
Appointed by Bishop of Nottingham on 1 April 2016

Term of Office: 4 years
Term Expired: 31 March 2020

No business or related third party interests
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 1/1

Dr Caroline Henry

Chair of Governors English Martyrs
Appointed by Bishop of Nottingham on 1 September 2016

Term of Office: Ex officio post
Expiry of current term: 31 October 2020

No business or related third party interests
Attendance at meetings during 2016/2017 =

Mrs Cathy Gabriel

Chair of Governors Saint John Houghton
Appointed by Bishop of Nottingham on 1 June 2013

Term of Office: Ex officio post
Expiry of current term: 31 May 2017

No business or related third party interests
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 5/5

Mr Dominic Roberts

Chair of Governors The Priory
Appointed by Bishop of Nottingham on 1 November 2013

Term of Office: Ex officio post
Expiry of current term: 31 October 2017

No business or related third party interests
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 4/5

Mrs Joan McCarthy

Headteacher Saint John Houghton

Term of Office: Ex officio post appointed 1 September 2012
Expiry of current term: N/A

No business or related third party interests
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 5/5

Mr Anthony Harrison

Headteacher The Priory

Term of Office: Ex officio post appointed 6 February 2012
Expiry of current term: N/A

Wife is employed at The Priory. Is a Director of NRCDES Trust
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 4/5

Mrs Kate Mann

Headteacher English Martyrs

Term of Office: Ex officio post appointed 19 October 2015
Expiry of current term: N/A

No business or related third party interests
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 5/5

Mrs Melanie Barker

Co-Chair of Governors St Joseph’s
Appointed by the Bishop of Nottingham on 15 November 2016

Term of Office: Ex officio post
Expiry of current term: 31st August 2017

No business or related third party interests
Attendance at meetings during 2016/2017 =

Mr Paul Scully

Headteacher St Joseph’s

Term of Office: Ex officio post Appointed on 4 November 2016
Expiry of current term: N/A

Wife is employed at St Joseph’s
Attendance at meetings during 2016/2017 =

Mrs Cecilia Emery

Company Secretary

Term of Office: Ex officio post appointed 6 February 2012
Expiry of current term: N/A

Husband is Assistant Director at NRCDES & son is employed at Saint John Houghton
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 5/5

 

 Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy Local Governing Body

ChairofGovs@st-johnhoughton.derbyshire.sch.uk

Mrs Cathy Gabriel

Chair of Governors Saint John Houghton

Foundation Governor
Appointed by Bishop of Nottingham on 1 June 2013

Term of Office: 4 years
Expiry of current term: 31 May 2017

No business or related third party interests
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 7/9

Mr Stuart Lee

Vice Chair of Governors
Appointed by Parents on 10 March 2015

Term of Office: 4 years
Expiry of current term: 9 March 2019

No business or related third party interests
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 7/9

Mrs Joan McCarthy

Headteacher (Saint John Houghton)
Appointed by Ex officio 1 September 2012

Term of Office: Ex officio post
Expiry of current term: Ex officio

No business or related third party interests
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 9/9

Dr Ian Baxter

Foundation Governor
Appointed by Bishop of Nottingham on 1 September 2011

Term of Office: 4 years
Resignation: 20 September 2016

No business or related third party interests
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 5/5

Canon John Berry

Foundation Governor
Appointed by Bishop of Nottingham (ex officio) appointed 6 February 2012

Term of Office: 4 years
Expiry of current term: 31 August 2019

Governor at The Priory Catholic Voluntary Academy
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 3/5

Father Martin Sylvester

Foundation Governor
Appointed by Bishop of Nottingham (ex officio) appointed 6 February 2012

Term of Office: 4 years
Expiry of current term: 31 August 2019

Governor at English Martyrs Catholic Voluntary Academy
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 3/5

Father Peter Harvey

Foundation Governor
Appointed by Bishop of Nottingham (ex officio) appointed 6 February 2012

Term of Office: 4 years
Expiry of current term: 31 August 2019

Governor at Saint Thomas Catholic Primary School
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 2/6

Mrs Lorraine Collins

Foundation Governor
Appointed by Bishop of Nottingham on 1 June 2013

Term of Office: 4 years
Expiry of current term: 29 February 2020

No business or related third party interests
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 4/5

Mr Robert Riley

Foundation Governor
Appointed by Bishop of Nottingham on 1 September 2015

Term of Office: 4 years
Expiry of current term: 31 August 2019

Daughter and Son work at Saint John Houghton
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 7/9

Mr Mark Hudson

Foundation Governor
Appointed by Bishop of Nottingham on 1 June 2015

Term of Office: 4 years
Expiry of current term: 30 June 2017

No business or related third party interests
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 6/6

Mrs Catherine Condon

Foundation Governor
Appointed by Bishop of Nottingham 1 September 2015

Term of Office: 4 years
Expiry of current term: 31 August 2019

No business or related third party interests
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 5/5

Mr Andrew Chadburn-Tennyson

Appointed by Parents on 10 March 2015

Term of Office: 4 years
Expiry of current term: 9 March 2019

No business or related third party interests
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 8/9

Mrs Lorna Taylor

Appointed by Parents on 10 March 2015

Term of Office: 4 years
Expiry of current term: 9 March 2019

Director of Jollyback Enterprises Ltc
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 6/9

Mr Brent Poland

Appointed by Staff on 25 November 2016

Term of Office: 4 years
Expiry of current term: 24 November 2020

Standing as Councillor Green Party
Attendance at meetings during 2016/2017 =

Mrs Jenny Smith

Appointed by Staff on 18 October 2012

Term of Office: 4 years
Term expired: 17 October 2016

No business or related third party interests
Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 5/5

Mrs Rebecca Hughes

Clerk
Appointed by Saint Robert Lawrence Catholic Academy Trust

Term of Office: Ex officio post
Expiry of current term: N/A

Attendance at meetings during 2015/2016 = 9/9


Meeting Dates are available to
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Saint Robert Lawrence Catholic Academy Trust

Articles of Association View/Download
Master Funding Agreement View/Download
Annex B: Arrangements for pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities View/Download
Annex C: Exclusions View/Download
Scheme of Delegation View/Download

 

Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy

Memorandum of Understanding View/Download
Supplemental Agreement View/Download
Supplemental Funding Agreement View/Download
Admissions Annex 1 View/Download

 

The Priory

Memorandum of Understanding View/Download
Supplemental Agreement View/Download
Supplemental Funding Agreement View/Download
Admissions Annex 1 View/Download

 

English Martyrs

Memorandum of Understanding View/Download
Supplemental Agreement View/Download
Supplemental Funding Agreement View/Download
Admissions Annex 1 View/Download

 

St Joseph’s

 Memorandum of Understanding View/Download
 Supplemental Funding Agreement View/Download

 

Directors’ Report & Financial Statements

Directors’ Report & Financial Statements Year Ended 31 August 2012 View/Download
Directors’ Report & Financial Statements Year Ended 31 August 2013 View/Download
Value for Money Statement 31 August 2013 View/Download
Directors’ Report & Financial Statements Year Ended 31 August 2014 View/Download
Value for Money Statement 31 August 2014 View/Download
Directors’ Report & Financial Statements Year Ended 31 August 2015 View/Download
Directors’ Report & Financial Statements Year Ended 31 August 2016 View/Download

 

Governance Documents

Saint Robert Lawrence Terms of Reference View/Download
Local Governing Body Terms of Reference View/Download
Finance and General Purposes Terms of Reference View/Download
Pupil Curriculum and Standards Terms of Reference View/Download
Audit Committee Terms of Reference View/Download
Code of Conduct for Directors and Governors View/Download
Director and Governor Induction Policy View/Download
Induction Checklist View/Download
Parent Governor Election Pack View/Download
 

Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy