“The Meadows School will be closed from Monday 29th May until Friday 2nd June for the May Half Term Holiday.”

Local Academy Board

The Local Academy Board (LAB) represents Springfield School and The Meadows School.

The Board exercises its duties through three committees:

  • Leadership and Management

  • The Meadows School

  • Springfield School

The Local Academy Board has a nominated governor for Safeguarding and Child Protection, PREVENT, Looked after Children and Pupil/Sports Premium.


LAB meetings for the coming year are:

Thursday 1st December 2022

Thursday 16th March 2023

Thursday 13th July 2023


Committee meetings are held approximately four weeks before the Local Academy Board meeting.


LAB Minutes and other documents:-

Summer 2022 LAB Minutes

Disclosure of business pecuniary

Code of Conduct for Governors

Lab Attendance

Name Type of Governor Term of Office Responsibilities
Amy Chappell
(Staff Member)
Associate October 2023 The Meadows Committee
Anna Latos
(Staff Member)
Springfield Committee
Helen Summers
(Staff Member)
Springfield Committee
Joan Wright
(Staff Member)
The Meadows Committee
Samuel Hambleton
(Staff Member)
February 2024 Springfield Committee
Sarah Latham (Maternity Leave)
(Staff Member)
Springfield Committee
Colin Pearce Co-opted governor November 2026 Health and Safety / Wellbeing Link; The Meadows Committee
Chris Best
(Staff Member)
Executive Headteacher October 2023 Leadership and Management; The Meadows Committee
Angela Whitfield Governor March 2026 Leadership and Management; The Meadows Committee; Pupil Premium Link
Bernice Allman July 2026 The Meadows Committee
Christopher Fallon July 2026 Springfield Committee
Darryl Davies November 2025 Leadership and Management; Springfield Committee; Safeguarding and Child protection; PREVENT Link
Debbie Willshaw November 2023 Springfield Committee; Reading and Phonics
Ruth Buckley November 2023 The Meadows Committee
Andy Young Parent Representative The Meadows Committee