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  Type of Directors  Date of Appointment 

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 Date of Resignation (if within 12 months)

 Mr Jack Pugh  Member Director - Chair  1st February 2013  
 Mr Neil Bailey  Member Director - Vice Chair  1st February 2013  
 Mrs Sue Darbyshire  CEO - Accounting Officer  1st February 2013  
 Mrs Michelle Frost  Trustee Director    1st February 2013  31st August 2016
 Cllr Carl Sweeney  Trustee Director  1st February 2013  
 Mr Mark Rowlands  Trustee Director  1st February 2013  
 Mrs Val Lewis  Member Director  14th February 2014  
 Mrs Debra Wood  Trustee Director   1st April 2015  
 Mr Peter Harmer  Trustee Director  1st April 2015  
 Mr David Sherrington  Trustee Director  1st February 2013  15th December 2016
 Mr Geoff Ashton  Co-opted Director  16th September 2015  
       
 Mrs Michelle Foster  Clerk to the Trust  1st September 2016  

 

Directors with Specific Roles

 Name   Specific Role
 Mr Jack Pugh  Vulnerable Children (including Safeguarding & CLA)
 Mr Neil Bailey  Special Educational Needs & Disability
 Mrs Val Lewis  Pupil Premium & Data
 Mr Mark Rowlands  Health & Safety

 

Record of Attendance

 Name  15.12.16 27.09.16   29.06.16 16.03.16 16.12.15 19.09.15  26.06.15
 Mr Jack Pugh
 Mr Neil Bailey
 Mrs Sue Darbyshire
 Mrs Michelle Frost  ✓
 Cllr Carl Sweeney
 Mr Mark Rowlands
 Mrs Val Lewis
 Mrs Debra Wood
 Mr Peter Harmer
 Mr David Sherrington
 Mr Geoff Ashton

 

Directors Meetings

Please click here to view the minutes taken from the Community First Academy Trust Directors meetings.

 

Community First Academy Trust Statutory Information

Please click here to view the Community First Academy Trust Statutory Information including:

  • Articles of Association
  • Financial Statements to August 2016
  • Financial Statements to August 2015
  • Financial Statements to August 2014
  • Scheme of Delegation

 

Community First Academy Trust  Policies

Please click here to view the Community First Academy Trust Policies

  

Register of Business Interest for Directors

Please click here to view the Community First Academy Trust Register of Business Interest for Directors

 

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