The Board of Leigh Academies Trust has a range of powers and responsibilities which it is legally required to carry out, working in a close and balanced partnership with the Chief Executive and Principals, to ensure that the Academy provides the best possible education for all its students.
Detailed work is carried out in two Committees: Academic Standards and Resources which report to the full Trust Board.
Wilmington Academy also has its own local Academy Board. The Academy Board is responsible for the governance of the Academy. The majority of the day-to-day leadership and management is delegated to the Principal of the Academy. The Chair of the Academy Board is represented on the Trust Board to ensure that there is effective and coherent governance.
The Wilmington Academy Board
Dr W Hogan-O’Neill – Chair of Governors
Mr J Carter
Mrs P Cole
Mr J. Dixon
Mrs Y Fryer – Parent Governor
Mr D. Lineham
Mrs K Oliver – Staff Governor
Mr R Tibbott
Mrs T Trusler – Principal Governor
Mr G Waters – Parent Governor/Safeguarding Governor