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Follow the 3 core functions set out in the Governance Handbook 2020:

  1. To ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  2. Hold the head teacher to account for the educational performance of the Academy and its children;
  3. Oversee the financial performance of the Academy and making sure its money is well spent.

Together, the Governors are responsible for:

  • Setting aims and targets for the Academy and checking the Academy’s progress towards attaining these.
  • Monitoring how well the Academy’s policies and plans are working.
  • Accounting for the performance of the Academy and the Local Governing Body (LGB).
  • Working with the Head teacher to make sure that teaching at the Academy is effective and good quality and the children are making the best possible progress.
  • Taking general responsibility for the Academy and its budget.
  • Challenging and supporting the senior management team and taking opportunities to show interest in and appreciation of staff and children.
  • Promoting the interests of the Academy and its children in the wider community.

The LGB comprises of:

The Head Teacher

Staff governor - elected by the staff at the Academy 

3 Parent governors - elected from parents at the Academy

5 Co-opted governors - Invited by the LGB for their skill set from the local community

Associate member - Appointed by the governors to provide short term support in areas identified by the LGB. They have no voting rights and their term of office will be limited to 1 year. 





 Term of Office





 Lianne Robinson (Vice Chair)


 04.03.2020 to 04.03.2024

 Paul Turner (Chair)


08.11.2017 to 08.11.2021

Lorna Mallet


17.11.2017 to 17.11.2021

Steve Crocker

Head teacher


Pat Almond        

Co opted

16.03.2017 to 16.03.2021

Elizabeth Foster   

Co opted

16.03.2017 to 16.03.2021

Anita Amesbury  

Co opted

16.03.2017 to 16.03.2021

John Donnelly

Co opted

23.09.2020 to 23.09.2024

Alison Flouri

Co opted

01.02.2018 to 01.02.2022

 Stephen Westley

 Associate Member 

 04.003.2020 to 04.03.2021

Hannah Bailey

Associate Member

01.07.2020 to 01.07.2021



 Chris Dale

Parent governor



At Carlton Miniott we have a keen group of governors who are part of the leadership of the Academy. The governors meet 6 times a year as a full Local Governing Body.                                                                     

 Clerk to the Governors:    Mrs Dianne Mousley

The Chair of Governors: Mr P. Turner

contact information is or

Carlton Miniott Academy,  Carlton Miniott, Thirsk YO7 4NJ


Click here to view the Governors Code of Conduct and Scheme of Delegation

Click here to see the Register of Business Interests

Governor Roles and Responsibilities:

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Governor Attendance at LGB Meetings:

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