Welcome to The Premier Academy Governing Body

As a Governing Body we have three main stipulated tasks, which are:

  • To provide a sense of direction for the work of the school
  • To support the work of the school as a 'critical friend'
  • To hold the school to account for the standards and quality of education it achieves.

Each year we sit down with the CEO and the Leadership Team and agree what should be the Academy’s priorities for the coming year. The key question is always, "what can we do to further improve teaching and learning for everyone at The Premier Academy?"

Teaching and learning is after all the core business of our Academy. As a Governing Body we bring a variety of different experiences to the Academy ranging from business, IT, finance, and the health services. This coupled with educational specialists contributes usefully to the running of the school. Some of us also have children at the school!

I hope that having looked at our website, you will agree with me that The Premier Academy has a well-deserved reputation as a caring school which promotes the highest aims and expectations and where the children come first.

Please see the members of the Governing Body:

Paul Ayres - Chair of the Governing Body
June Mason - Vice Chair of the Governing Body
Warren Harrison - Ex-Officio Governor
Michelle West - Parent Governor
Rachel Pilkington - Parent Governor
Colin Marsh - Co-opted Governor
Nigel Mason - LA Governor
Lee Robinson - Staff Governor
Saras Pillay - Staff Governor

Declaration of Interests (Pecuniary Interest)
At The Premier Academy we have one Governor who has declared a Business Interest (Pecuniary Interest). This governor is Colin Marsh.

Declaration of Interests are recorded at all meetings and Pecuniary Interest forms are signed once a year at the anniversary of each signing.

Close Personal Relationships
At The Premier Academy we have two Governors that have declared a 'Close Personal Relationship'. These governors are June Mason and Nigel Mason.

Interested in becoming a Governor
If you are interested in becoming a governor please contact us at governors@tpamk.co.uk

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