Community First Academy Trust T/A

Platt Bridge Community School


Local Academy Board of Platt Bridge Community School

 Name  Type of Representative  Date of Appointment


Date of Resignation ( if within the last 12 months)

 Mrs Gill Rowlands  Chair/Community Representative  1st September 2016  
 Mrs Makala Swales  Vice Chair/Parent Representative  1st September 2015  
 Mrs Lavern Shelford  Head of School  1st September 2015  
 Mrs Julie Ingram  Staff Representative  1st September 2015  
 Mrs Carole Anderton  Community Representative /  Designated Representative for Safeguarding  1st September 2015  
 Mr Dave Baxter  Community Representative  1st October 2016  
 Mr Michael Farrell  Community Representative    
 Eddie Russon   Community Representative  1st September 2015  15th December 2016
 Scott Wilson  Parent Representative   1st October 2015  15th December 2016
 Mrs Michelle Foster  Clerk to the Trust  1st September 2016  


 Record of Attendance

 Name 17.05.17 15.03.17  15.02.17  16.11.16  14.06.16 02.03.16 25.11.15
 Mrs Gill Rowlands
 Mrs Makala Swales
 Mrs Lavern Shelford
 Mrs Julie Ingram
 Mrs Carole Anderton
 Mr Dave Baxter
 Mrs Gail Davies 
 Eddie Russon 
 Scott Wilson


Local Academy Board

To view the minutes taken from the Local Academy Board meetings, please click the following link:

Local Academy Board Minutes - 17.05.17

Local Academy Board Minutes - 15.03.17

Local Academy Board Minutes - 15.02.17

Local Academy Board Minutes - 16.11.16

Local Academy Board Minutes - 14.06.16

Local Academy Board Minutes - 02.03.16

Local Academy Board Minutes - 25.11.15

Local Academy Board Minutes - 07.10.15

Local Academy Board Minutes - 11.06.15


Register of Business Interest

Please click here to view the Register of Business Interest for Local Academy Board.



Name Training Date
Gill Rowlands Safeguarding Children in Education V1.1 24th February 2017
Julie Ingram SEND Conference 12th January 2017
Carole Anderton Safeguarding - Rainford High School 1st December 2016
Safer Recruitment Training 1st March 2017
Safeguarding Children in Education V1.1 14th March 2017
Makala Swales Ofsted - Rainford High School 15th October 2016
E-Safety - Guidance for Practitioners Working with Children 10th March 2017
Safer Recruitment Training 10th March 2017
Dave Baxter Aspirational Careers and Enterprise in Schools 29th March 2017
Safeguarding Everyone – Protecting Children, Young People and Adults at Risk V4 9th May 2017


All Directors and Local Academy Boards for both schools were invited for training with Tauheedul Education Trust.

22nd March 2016  - RAISE on line

17th May 2016 – Using Fisher Family Trust Aspire

21st June 2016 – Performance Tables - Secondary

13th September 2016 – Narrowing the Gap