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Statutory Information

 

The Board of Directors of Community First Academy Trust

 

School Directors have legal duties, powers and responsibilities. They meet at least once a term and minutes of these meetings are available in school.

Directors are appointed by Members of the Trust in accordance with the Articles of Association

 

The Board of Directors

 Name  Director   Date of Appointment

Term of Office 

 Date of Resignation

 (if within 12 months) 

Mr Jack Pugh 

Member Director -    Chair

25th September 2017 4 Years   
Mr Neil Bailey  Member Director -      Vice iChair 25th September 2017 4 Years  
Mrs Karen Ardley  Member Director - Secondary Education  25th September 2017 4 Years  
Mrs Brenda Szwandt  Member Director -  Primary Education  25th September 2017 4 Years  
Mrs Val Lewis Member Director 14th February 2013 - 31st March 2016
     
Mrs Sue Darbyshire CEO / Trustee Director 25th September 2017 4 Years  
Cllr Carl Sweeney Trustee Director 25th September 2017 4 Years  
Mr Mark Rowlands Trustee Director 25th September 2017 4 Years  
Mrs Debra Wood Trustee Director 1st April 2015 4 Years  
Mr Peter Harmer Trustee Director 1st April 2015 4 Years  
Mr David Sherrington Trustee Director 1st February 2013 4 Years 5th December 2016
Mr Geoff Ashton  Co-opted Director 16th September 2015 4 Years  
Mr Tony Healy  Trustee Director  1st September 2017 4 Years  
Mr Jonathan Boyers Trustee Director  1st September 2017 4 Years
    
Mrs Michelle Foster Clerk (external) 1st September 2016   31st August 2017
Mrs Yvonne Gaskell  Clerk (internal) 1st September 2017  

 

 

Directors with Specific Roles

 Name  Specific Role 
Mr Jack Pugh *Vulnerable Children (including Safeguarding & iCLA)
Mr Neil Bailey Special Educational Needs & Disability
Vacancy Pupil Premium and Looked after Children
Mr Mark Rowlands Health & Safety
Mr Jonathan Boyers *Finance 

 *Statutory

 

Record of Attendance

 Name 27.03.18 13.12.17 11.07.17

13.05.17

Extraordinary Meeting

28.03.17  15.12.16 27.09.16  29.06.16 16.03.16 16.12.15 19.09.15

Mr Jack Pugh 

  ✓   ✓  ✓

Mr Neil Bailey

  ✓    ✓  
Mrs Sue   Darbyshire   ✓   ✓   ✓
Mrs Michelle Frost N/A N/A N/A N/A   N/A  N/A  ✓  ✓
Cllr Carl Sweeney ✓   -  ✓  
Mr Mark Rowlands
 
- -

Mrs Val Lewis

N/A N/A  N/A N/A   ✓  ✓
Mrs Debra Wood   ✓    ✓  ✓
Mr Peter Harmer   ✓     ✓
Mr David Sherrington N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mr Geoff Ashton   -   ✓   ✓

 

Annual General Meeting - Record of Attendance 

25/09/2017

Jack Pugh, Karen Ardley, Brenda Szwandt and apologises were accepted from Neil Bailey 

Directors Meetings

To view the minutes taken from the Community First Academy Trust Directors meetings, please click the following link:

Directors Minutes - 28.03.17

Directors Minutes - 15.12.16

Directors Minutes - 27.09.16

Directors Minutes - 29.06.16

Directors Minutes - 16.03.16

Directors Minutes - 16.12.15

Directors Minutes - 16.09.15

Directors Minutes - 23.06.15

 

Training

All Trustees and Local Academy Boards for all CFAT partner schools were invited for training with Tauheedul Education Trust.

22nd March 2016 - RAISE online

17th May 2016 - Using Fisher Family Trust Aspire

21st June 2016 - Performance Tables - Secondary

13th September 2016 - Narrowing the Gap

12th & 13th May 2017 – CFAT Annual Conference Review of Governance & Ofsted Framework Training

 

Financial Statement

Please click here to view Community First Academy Trust Financial Statement to 2016

Please click here to view Community First Academy Trust Financial Statement to 2015

Please click here to view Community First Academy Trust Financial Statement to 2014

Please click here to view Community First Academy Trust Financial Statement to 2013

 

Financial Regulations Manual

Please click here to view Community First Academy Trust Financial Regulations Manual.

 

Management Letter

Please click here to view Community First Academy Trust Management Letter 2016

 

Value for Money Statement

Please click here to view Community First Academy Trust Value for Money Statement

 

Articles of Association

Please click here to view Community First Academy Trust Articles of Association

 

Scheme of Delegation  

Please click here to view Community First Academy Trust Scheme of Delegation