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Cumbria Academy
for Autism

Governors

Governance at CAA

CAA has a governance structure with clear roles and responsibilities that ensures accountability and effective decision making in the Academy Trust and drives progress and improvement of the new free school.

Board of Governors

The current membership of the governing body is as follows:-

Daniel bowman

Category of Governor: Co-opted Governor
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Date Appointed: 2nd March 2020
Committee Membership: TBC
Position of Responsibility: TBC

linda guy

Category of Governor: Founding Governor
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Date Appointed: July 2015, reappointed July 2019
Committee Membership: Education & SEND
Position of Responsibility: Autism/SEND Governor  

Amanda harlow

Category of Governor: Co-opted Governor
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Date Appointed: 2nd March 2020
Committee Membership: TBC
Position of Responsibility: TBC

Robin Frederick Lacey

Category of Governor: Co-opted Governor
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Date Appointed: March 2016
Committee Membership: Education & SEND
Position of Responsibility: Education Governor

Sophie Mccabe

Category of Governor: Co-opted Governor
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Date Appointed: September 2016
Committee Membership: Education & SEND
Position of Responsibility: Safeguarding

Lynne Thornton

Category of Governor: Founding Governor
Term of Appointment: 4 Years (from opening September 2019)
Date Appointed: March 2015, reappointed July 2019
Committee Membership:  Finance & Resources 
Position of Responsibility: Chair of Governor

andrew wallam

Category of Governor: Co-opted Governor
Term of Appointment: 4 Years 
Date Appointed: 2nd March 2020
Committee Membership:  TBC
Position of Responsibility: TBC

 

Register of Business and Pecuniary Interests

Including:

  • Governor elsewhere (please include school or educational institutions name)
  • Relationships with school staff including spouses, partners and close relatives 
  • Employed at school   
Name Declaration of Business or Interest Date of Declaration
Robin Lacey

Governor at St. Bees School

Governor at Gosforth School

 

October 2019
Sophie McCabe Vice Principal at Westlakes Academy March 2020
Lynne Thornton

Committee Member - ICAAN

Governor at UTC

October 2019

March 2020

Richard Aindow

Head Teacher at Cumbria Academy for Autism

Spouse - fundraising for school

October 2019
Linda Guy None March 2020
Sarah Kirkbride Deputy Head Teacher at Cumbria Academy for Autism March 2020
Daniel Bowman Employee at Sellafield Ltd March 2020
Amanda Harlow Trustee at Tony Ward Memorial Trust March 2020
Liza Ewing Business Manager at Cumbria Academy for Autism March 2020
Andrew Wallam

Employee at Inspira

Member of The Labour Party

Member and H & S rep at Unison

Governor at Ashfield Junior School

March 2020