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The Village Academy offers generic policies for its schools, which are reflected on this website. The individuality of each school’s context means there may be occasions when a school needs to include Appendices to the main Policy document in line with its own context. As a Trust, we continually review all our policies.
To access all our Policies, please click on the link below:
As an Academy Trust, our Articles of Association determine our Governance Structure.
Members and Trustees
The Members ensure we abide by our Articles of Association.
• Petra Bensted (Ex-Officio by role)
The Trustees add a strategic layer of governance across the whole Academy.
•Dawn Smith (Health, Safety and Compliance)
•Samantha Rintoul (EYFS)
•Helen Stevens (SEN/Pupil Premium)
* Appointed by the Diocese
* For more information about our members and trustees please CLICK HERE to go further information on The Village Academy Website.
Each school has an Academy Council, which comprise one Trustee, the Head Teacher, and a number of non-Trustee members. Academy Council's are chaired by one of its members – not necessarily the Trustee.
For a full list of Current Governance including local Academy Councils please see the following link by clicking HERE
Day to Day management
The Head Teachers are responsible for day-to-day management of ‘their’ school.