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Local Academy Committee (LAC)

Welcome to the section of the website where you can find out more about our school Local Academy Committee, and the work that we do.

The Role of the Local Academy Committee

St Ann's CE Primary School is led by the Executive Headteacher and the Leadership Team. The Local Academy Committee oversees the effectiveness of the school and together with the Executive Headteacher provides strategic direction for the work and improvement of the school. It also supports, monitors, and evaluates the effectiveness of the school and monitors the budget. Finally, it holds the school to account for the standards achieved and the quality of education.

The Local Academy Committee is accountable to the LDBS Academies Trust. St Ann's Scheme of Delegation Sept 15.pdf

The day to day running and operations of the school is led by the Head of School.

What is a Local Academy Committee Governor?

For more information about the role of the governor please read the Academy Trust Governors Job Description

Membership and Structure

The committee comprises of ten governors, bringing together the key institutions that have an interest in the school. Our committee have a range of skills and interests and the membership includes a Executive Headteacher, a Head of School...


Appointed by 


Declaration of interest 

Simon Knowles
Executive Headteacher

LDBS Academy Trust

Executive Headteacher of St Ann's N15,
Holy Trinity N17, St Michael's N22


Mark Lancaster
Head of School

LDBS Academy Trust

Operations of school, implementation of school improvement and school ethos.


Rev. John Wood
Vicar of St Ann's Church

LDBS Academy Trust

Health and Safety


Four Governors are appointed by the LDBS Academies Trust.   

Jasmin Archibald

LDBS Academy Trust

Child Protection
First Aid and Medicines in School


Brian Foster

LDBS Academy Trust



Natasha Lewis

LDBS Academy Trust

 Finance and Administration & Maths


Rev Matthew Foy

LDBS Academy Trust



Two Governors are nominated by parents at the school.  

Liz Aamli

LDBS Academy Trust

Chair of the Committee
Strategic Leadership


Inclusion (inc. SEND)
Governor Training
Early Years



LDBS Academy Trust

 Digital Learning


One Governor is nominated by the school staff. 



LDBS Academy Trust




Jayne Reeve


 Executive Business Manager



Dates of Local Academy Meetings:


Term 1

Thursday 21st September 2017

Thursday 19th October 2017

Thursday 16th November 2017

Thursday 14th December 2017


Term 2

Thursday 25th
January 2018

Thursday 1st March 2018

Thursday 22nd
March 2018



Term 3

Thursday 26th
April 2018

Thursday 24th
May 2018

Thursday 5th
July 2018