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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: Finance and Resources
Position of Responsibility: Health & Safety and Facilities

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: Education & SEND
Position of Responsibility: Teaching and Learning Governor

Robin Frederick Lacey

Category of Governor: Co-opted Governor
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Date Appointed: March 2016, reappointed March 2020
Committee Membership: Education & SEND
Position of Responsibility: Education Governor 

deborah thorley

Category of Governor: Co-opted Governor
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Date Appointed: 7th December 2020
Committee Membership:  Education & SEND
Position of Responsibility: Safeguarding Governor

 

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/Pupil Premium
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:  Education 
Position of Responsibility: Post 16 Governor

SOPHIE mCCABE - STEPPED DOWN

Category of Governor: Co-opted Governor
Term of Appointment:  Stepped down 5th June 2020
Date Appointed: 1st September 2016
Committee Membership: Education & SEND
Position of Responsibility: Safeguarding  content

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
Richard Aindow

Head Teacher at Cumbria Academy for Autism

 

Spouse - fundraising for school

October 2019
Daniel Bowman Employee at Sellafield Ltd March 2020
Liza Ewing Business Manager at Cumbria Academy for Autism March 2020
Linda Guy None March 2020
Amanda Harlow Trustee at Tony Ward Memorial Trust March 2020
Robin Lacey

Governor of St Bees School

 

Governor of Gosforth School

October 2019
Sarah Kirkbride Deputy Head at Cumbria Academy for Autism March 2020
Lynne Thornton

Committee Member - ICAAN

 

Governor at UTC

October 2019

 

 

March 2020

Deborah Thorley None

December 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