Whilst Pioneer Academies Community Trust is ultimately accountable for the performance of each of its academies, Parkside Primary Academy has a local governing body that is responsible for monitoring and reviewing the standards of its academy.
The Academy Trust Board operates the principle of earned autonomy as it believes that best results will be achieved when each academy’s Local Governing Body receives a level of responsibility and autonomy appropriate to its specific circumstances. Where an academy has demonstrated it is a strong, self-improving organisation, it will need minimal day to day supervision from the Board of Trustees and the Local Governing Body will be given the autonomy to run the school within agreed delegated powers. Where an academy is performing below an acceptable standard, the Trust has the legal and moral authority to intervene, in order to bring about improvements.
The core business of the Local Governing Body is to:
Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.
A written record of meetings are taken in the form of minutes and are available upon request, please contact Mrs K Wood, Company Secretary 01226 723691.
For more information about the structure of the Academy Trust governance, please follow the link below
Parkside Primary Academy Local Governing Body
|Name||Type||Positions of Responsibility||Appointment Date||Term of Office End Date||Business Interests|
|Rachel Ward||Headteacher||Ex Officio||AET Barnsley Cluster Governor|
|Shirley Douglas||Community||Special Educational Needs||29/01/2018||29/01/2022||None|
Health and Safety
Chair of Governors
Progress and Attainment
Safeguarding and Pupil Premium
|Name||2.10.17||29.01.18 16.04.18 16.07.18|
|Rachel Ward||Y||Y Y Y|
|Marilyn Gittner||N||Y N Y|
|Shirley Douglas||Y||N Y N|
|Lauren Butterworth||Y||Y Y Y|
Y Y Y
|Claire Tate||Y||N N N|
Kevin Grum Y N N N
Tanya Marshall N Y N N
Anne O'Hara N Y Y Y