The role of the Local Academy Council is to contribute to the development of the academy, providing support and challenge from the perspective of pupils, parents and stakeholders. It is made up of people from a variety of backgrounds.

The Local Academy Council will carry out its duties in a manner which will enable the objectives for the academy to be achieved and will provide regular reports of its activity to the Academy Trust. The Local Academy Council shall have oversight of the academy’s activities and duties outlined in the schedule of delegation document.

The Chair of the LAC, Mrs Julia Smith can be contacted on  


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LAC Members


Associate Members

Mrs Natalie Gilmore Staff – Senior Teacher SAA 1/1/19 5/10/22 to 4/10/26
Mrs Emma Manby Staff – Senior Teacher ASA 1/1/19 5/10/22 to 4/10/26
Miss Donna Rogers Staff – Senior Teacher SPA 01/4/22 1/4/22 to


Miss Emma Robey Staff – Office Manager SPA 06/9/22 5/10/22 to 4/10/26
Mrs Joanne Goodwin Staff – Office Manager ASA 06/9/22 5/10/22 to 4/10/26

We are proud to be a part of SUA Trust

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SUAT supports and leads in the set-up of new academies joining the partnership. The services provided by the central support function cover both educational and non-educational support. In terms of educational support, SUAT is linked to the School of Education of Staffordshire University, which is an outstanding ITT provider.