“Nurturing a Love of Learning for Life  ”

Local Academy Board

The Local Academy Board represents Springfield School and The Meadows School. The Board exercises its duties through three committees:

Leadership and Managment

Teaching and Learning


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


The Local Academy Board meetings for the coming year are:

Thursday 8th November 2018

Thursday 7th March 2019

Thursday 13th June 2019

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


LAB Minutes and other documents

Code of conduct for Governor September 2017

Local Academy Board Meeting June 2018


Business & Pecuniary Interest September 2019

Business & Pecuniary Interest June 2018  

Local Academy Board Annual Self Evaluation Meeting October 2018

Local Academy Board Meeting November 2018




Name Type of Governor Term of Office Responsibilities
Diane Finney
(Staff Member)
Joan Wright
(Staff Member)
Malcolm Sproat Chair October 2019 Leadership and Managment
Chris Best
(Staff Member)
Executive Headteacher October 2019 Leadership and Management
Amy Chappell
(Staff Member)
Angela Whitfield October 2020 Teaching and Learning
Colin Pearce October 2021 Teaching and Learning
Darryl Davies October 2020 Leadership and Management / Well being / Safeguarding and Child protection / PREVENT
Debbie Wilshaw
(Staff Member)
Derek Hilyer October 2020 Leadership and Management / Looked After Children / Pupil and Sports Premiums
Ruth Buckley
(Staff Member)
Steve Wright Vice Chair October 2019 Leadership and Managment / Wellbeing