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Hartlepool Aspire Trust Meeting Schedule 2017-2018

 

Board of Trustees
Finance & Audit
Staffing
Catcote Academy Local Governing Body

Autumn Term

 

15th Dec

 

8th Dec

 

18th Oct

6th Oct

1st Dec

Spring Term

9th Mar 2nd Mar 31st Jan 2nd Feb

Summer Term

11th May

20th Jul

4th May

13th July

 27th Jun  27th April

6th July

Membership and Attendance

Name Date of Appointment Focus 2016/17 Meetings Attended
Members:      
Helen Gordon Jul-13  N/A
Graham Jones Jul-13  N/A
Clare Ferguson Jul-14  N/A
Trustees:      
Helen Gordon Jul-13 5/5 Board

3/3 S

3/4 F&A

Graham Jones Jul-13 4/5 Board

4/4 F&A

Alan Chapman Jul-13 5/5 Board

3/3 S

4/4 F&A

Anne Malcolm

 

Pauline Holbrook

 

Paul Hewitson

Sep-15

 

Mar-17

 

Mar-17

2/5 Board

1/3 S

2/2 Board

1/1 S

2/2 Board

2/2 F&A

 

Governors:      
Helen Gordon (T&G) Jul-13 Appraisal 3/5 LGB
Alan Chapman (T&G) Jul-13 5/5 LGB
Pauline Holbrook(T&G) Jul-13 Pupil Progress 4/5 LGB
Clare Ferguson Jul-13 Enrichment, Pupil Premium, Well Being 3/3 S

2/5 LGB

Anne Malcolm (T&G) Nov-15 Pupil Progress

Safeguarding

1/5 LGB
Alison Brown Nov-15 Enterprise 3/5 LGB
Michael Slimmings Jul-13 3/4 F&A

5/5 LGB

GIllian   Fletcher

Julie Carter

Elisa Latimer

Paul Hewitson (T & G)

Mar-17

Mar 17

`Mar 17

Mar 17

3/3

3/3

2/2

2/2

Stuart Grieg

Vikki-Jackson Smith

Oct-14

Feb 16

3/5 LGB

4/5 LGB

Attendance details refer to number of meetings attended during last academic year

Appointment:   Members are appointed by remaining members

Trustees are appointed by members or trustees

Governors are appointed by trustees or elected by parents/staff

Term:               4 years

Abbreviations:

F&A – Finance & Audit Committee

LGB – Local Governing Body

S – Staffing Committee

Previous Board of Trustees/Governing Body Members

 

Name of Trustee (T) /Governor (G) Date of Appointment Date Stepped Down
Tracey Hume (G) Jul 14 Sep 16
Paul Thompson (G) Mar 14 Jan 17
Andrea Johnson     (T & G)

Graham Jones (G)

Feb 16

Jul 13

Dec 16

Sep 16 (as Academy governor)

Includes Members, Trustees and Governors who have stepped down in the previous 12 months.

Trustee/governor register of interests

Name of Trustee/ Governor / Staff
Name of Business
Nature of Business
Nature of Interest
Date Interest began
Mrs H Gordon (T & G & Chair)

 
Helen Gordon Associates Training Director & sole owner 2009
In School Support Brokerage/Consultancy Director 2014
Making Something Happen

Catcote Academy

Charity

 

Special education (11-19)

Director/Trustee

Son’s partner is teaching assistant

2012
 Mrs J Carter (G) Clavering Primary School

HSNSG

School

 

SEN charity

 Governor

 

Trustee

 2017

 

2017

Dr G Jones (T) Catcote Futures SEN Adult Education Trustee 2014
Mr A Chapman (T & G &  Head) Hartlepool Families First Charity Director 2012
Making a Difference

Catcote Futures

Charity

SEN Adult Education

Chair

Trustee

2013

2014

Mrs G Fletcher (G) Granville Lodge  Care service provider RegisteredManager  2017
Ms P Holbrook (T & G) None None  None
 Mrs L Latimer (G)  None  None  None
Ms C Ferguson (G) Catcote Futures SEN Adult Education Director

& niece is teaching assistant

2014
Mr M Slimmings (G &Staff) None None None
Mr S Greig (G&Staff) Catcote Academy Special education (11-19) Wife is assistant headteacher  2014
Mr P Hewitson

(T & G)

 

 

 

Mrs A Malcolm

(T & G)

Stott Fitness CIC

KLSD CIC

Hartlepower CIC

 

Manor Community Academy

Fitness

Performing Arts

Construction

 

School

Director

Business Manager

Director

 

Headteacher

2017

2017

2017

 

2015

 Mrs A Brown (G)  None  None  None

Structure

MEMBERS OF HARTLEPOOL ASPIRE TRUST (3)

Helen Gordon

Graham Jones

Clare Ferguson

TRUSTEES OF HARTLEPOOL ASPIRE TRUST (6)

Helen Gordon (Chair)

Graham Jones (Vice Chair)

Alan Chapman

Anne Malcolm

Pauline Holbrook

Paul Hewitson

FINANCE & AUDIT COMMITTEE OF HARTLEPOOL ASPIRE TRUST (5)

Helen Gordon

Graham Jones (Chair)

Alan Chapman

Roger Phillips (Catcote Futures Trustee & Governor)

Paul Hewitson

STAFFING COMMITTEE OF HARTLEPOOL ASPIRE TRUST (5)

Helen Gordon (Chair)

Anne Malcolm

Alan Chapman

Clare Ferguson (Academy Governor & Catcote Futures Trustee & Governor)

Pauline Holbrook

LOCAL GOVERNING BODY OF CATCOTE ACADEMY (13)

Helen Gordon (Chair)

Alan Chapman

Pauline Holbrook

Clare Ferguson (Vice-Chair)

Michael Slimmings (Staff)

Stuart Greig (Staff)

Alison Brown

Anne Malcolm

Julie Carter

Gillian Fletcher

Lisa Latimer

Paul Hewitson

Vikki Jackson-Smith

The Members are responsible for ensuring that the ethos of the organisation is preserved, and holding the directors to account for the performance of the organisations within the trust.

The Board of Trustees is responsible for the management of the trust by establishing a policy framework for the management teams to follow, monitor implementation of the policies and take corrective action if the policies are not being implemented to an appropriate standard.

The Governors who sit on the LGB are responsible for carrying out the powers delegated to them by the Trustees, monitoring implementation of the relevant policies, and taking corrective action if the policies are not being implemented satisfactorily.

The purpose of the Finance & Audit Committee is to:

  • Ensure sound financial management of the Trust’s resources including proper planning, monitoring and probity
  • Advise on the adequacy and effectiveness of the Trust’s systems of internal control and its arrangements for risk management, control and governance processes, and securing economy, efficiency and effectiveness (value for money)

The purpose of the Staffing Committee is to:

  • Conduct agreed arrangements for recruitment and selection of all Trust staff
  • Agree the Trust pay policy and monitor its implementation
  • Ensure safeguarding procedures are in place

Should you wish to speak to our Chair or any member of the Board of Trustees or Local Governing Body, they can be contacted through school reception.

 Tel: 01429 264036

 E-mail: admin@catcoteacademy.co.uk