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Academy Council

Academy Council

The Academy Council have a general responsibility for the management of the school but do not take decisions about its day to day running. This responsibility lies with the  Headteacher.

Academy Council (ID 1339)

The Bishop of Leeds has the right to appoint Foundation Governors onto the Academy Council. Parents, including carers, of registered pupils at the school are eligible to stand for election for Parent Governorship at the school. Staff Governors are elected by the school staff and must be paid to work at the school. Should you wish to contact the chair of governors please email or call the school office.

The Academy Council has specific responsibilities in a number of areas including:

  • Catholic Ethos of the school
  • Curriculum and conduct of the school
  • Children with Special Educational Needs
  • Overseeing the school budget
  • Appointments, discipline and attendance of pupils
  • Community and parish use of the school

Jessica Wilkinson - Chair of Governors - Foundation, SEND, Wellbeing, Children Looked After.
Term: 13.06.22 -12.06.26
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended: 27.09.22, 31.01.23, 19.09.23

Jonathan Gibbons - Ex-Officio Headteacher, Headteacher at Holy Name Catholic Voluntary Academy
Term: 01.09.2023
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended: 19.09.23

Joanna Cooper - Vice Chair - Foundation Governor, Safeguarding, Attendance, Pupil Premium, Sports Premium, Children Looked After.
Term 01.12.22 - 31.11.26
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended: 27.09.22, 31.01.23, 19.09.23

Emily Brown - Staff Governor, teacher at Holy Name
Term: 06.10.2021-05.10.25
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended: 27.09.22, 31.01.23,

Rachel Oldham - Foundation Governor, Data
Term: 01.12.22 - 30.11.26
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended: 31.01.23, 19.09.23

Sophie Ledger - Foundation Governor
Term 01.12.22 - 30.11.26
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended: 31.01.23, 19.09.23

Fr Michael Doody - Foundation Governor, Catholic Life
Term: 01.09.22 - 31.08.26
Declared business interest: none
Academy Concil Meeting attended: 31.01.23, 19.09.23

Fr Marc Pitson - Foundation Governor, Catholic Life
Term: 08.01.24 -08.01.28
Declared business interest: none
Academy Concil Meeting attended: 19.03.24

Helen Burt - Parent Governor, EYFS
Term: 11.01.23 - 10.01.27
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended: 31.01.23, 19.09.23

Sarah McDonagh - Parent Governor, Health and Safety, English and Maths
Term: 11.01.23 - 10.01.27
Declared business interest: none
Academy Council Meeting attended: 31.01.23, 19.09.23

Correspondence address:
Holy Name Catholic Voluntary Academy
Otley Old Road
Leeds LS16 6NF
Contact email: holyname@holynameleeds.co.uk
Telephone number: 0113 2677532

Governor Attendance 2022-23

Governor Attendance 2022-23

Governor Attendance 2021-22

HNC-SMH Governor attendance 2021-2022

Governor Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct Sept 2022

Scheme of Delegation

BWCAT Scheme of Delegation - 2023

Articles of Association

Articles of Association

Signed resolution for BWCAT adoption of Articles

Register of Interest

Register of Interest