“Inspire Curious Minds ”

Local Academy Board

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

The Board exercises its duties through two committees:

  • Leadership and Managment
  • Springfield Committee

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:
Wednesday 6th December 2023
Tuesday14th March 2024
Thursday 4th July 2024

Committee meetings are held approximately four weeks before the Local Academy Board meeting.
LAB Minutes and other documents:-

Disclosure of Business Pecuniary Interest
Code of Conduct For Governors
LAB Attendance
LAB Minutes 16.03.23
LAB Minutes 13.07.23
LAB Minutes 06.12.23

Name Type of Governor Term of Office Responsibilities
Joan Wright
(Staff Member)
Associate 16.11.24
Sarah Latham
(Staff Member)
Darryl Davies Chair of Local Governing Board 01.11.25 Leadership and Management; Wellbeing; Safeguarding and Child protection; PREVENT; Vulnerable Groups
Chris Best
(Staff Member)
Executive Headteacher October 2023 Leadership and Management
Christopher Fallon Governor 13.07.26 Safeguarding
Ruth Buckley 06.11.27 Wellbeing
Andrew Young Parent Governor 07.11.26 Health and Safety
Amy Chappell
(Staff Member)
Staff Governor 31.10.27 Teaching and Learning
Samuel Hambleton
(Staff Member)
Angela Whitfield Vice Chair of Local Governing Board 09.03.26 Teaching and Learning & Leadership and Management