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DUDLEY ACADEMIES TRUST GOVERNANCE

Dudley Academies Trust is committed to having a Board of Trustees and Local Advisory Committee who are passionate about improving the educational outcomes for young people in Dudley.  

Bringing together our four Academies of Beacon Hill Academy (previously High Arcal School), Pegasus Academy (previously Holly Hall Academy), St James Academy (previously Castle High School) and The Link Academy (previously Hillcrest School and Community College) the Trust under the sponsorship of Dudley College of Technology, an Ofsted Outstanding provider, has a broad strategic vision to drive future success.

BOARD OF TRUSTEES – DUDLEY ACADEMIES TRUST 

Trustees 

  • Lowell Williams, Chair of the Board of Trustees 
  • Andy Comyn, Trustee
  • Martin Dudley, Trustee 
  • Nigel Ford, Trustee 
  • Steve Johnson, Trustee 
  • Megan Price, Trustee 
  • Thomas Westley, Trustee 
  • David Whatton, Trustee 
  • Jo Higgins, Chief Executive (in attendance) 

Schedule of meetings 

  • Friday 19thOctober 2018
  • Friday 14thDecember 2018
  • Friday 8thFebruary 2019
  • Friday 17thMay 2019
  • Friday 12thJuly 2019

Minutes of meetings 

Please note minutes of meetings will be made available upon approval by the Board of Trustees. 

BUSINESS & AUDIT COMMITTEE – DUDLEY ACADEMIES TRUST 

Members 

  • Andy Comyn, Chair of the Business & Audit Committee 
  • Nigel Ford, Committee Member 
  • Steve Johnson, Committee Member 
  • Jo Higgins, Chief Executive (in attendance) 

Schedule of meetings 

  • Wednesday 26thSeptember 2018
  • Wednesday 5thDecember 2018
  • Wednesday 23rdJanuary 2019
  • Wednesday 13thMarch 2019
  • Wednesday 26thJune 2019

Minutes of meetings 

Please note minutes of meetings will be made available upon approval by the Business & Audit Committee. 

LOCAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE – ST JAMES ACADEMY   

  • Thomas Westley, Chair 
  • Peter Marsh, Vice Chair 
  • Paul Townsend, Staff Committee Member  
  • Rhoda Pearson, Parent Committee Member 
  • Andrew Clarke, Committee Member  
  • Ruth Crudgington, Committee Member 
  • Joanne Powell, Committee Member 
  • Richard Tasker, Committee Member 
  • Jo Higgins, Chief Executive (in attendance)
  • Michelle King, Principal (in attendance)  

Schedule of meetings 

  • Tuesday 25thSeptember 2018
  • Tuesday 20thNovember 2018
  • Tuesday 15thJanuary 2019
  • Tuesday 12thMarch 2019
  • Tuesday 18thJune 2019

Minutes of meetings 

Please note minutes of meetings will be made available upon approval by the Local Advisory Committee.  

 

Should you have any queries regarding governance of our Trust, please contact Gill Darwood, Senior Officer – Corporate Governance via gill.darwood@dudleycol.ac.uk.