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School Advisory Committee


We strive to ensure that the school and its students by providing education of the highest quality in a supportive atmosphere based on the school vision ‘Perform to your Potential’.

We, as Academy Committee Members, are volunteers from the community appointed by the Trust Board of Ambitions Academies Trust. Our experience is drawn from all walks of life and we aim to provide grounded support and challenge.

We meet regularly during the term to support the school in continuing to raise standards of achievement for all our students. Working together with the school, we challenge and monitor development priorities in partnership with the Principal and other staff to in turn support all students to aspire to the school mantra ‘Perform to your Potential’.

There is a Link Trustee assigned to our Academy Advisory Committee ensuring communication and accountability is fed back to the Trust Board directly as set out in the AAT Scheme of Delegation. This scheme can be found on the Ambitions Academies Trust website as well as LeAF Studio’s website.

The current Academy Advisory Committee Members are as below:
Shirley Thompson – Volunteer Committee Member – Chair
Joe Phillips – Staff Committee Member
Ted Taylor – Volunteer Committee Member
Alice Moore – Volunteer Committee Member
Elizabeth Evesham – Volunteer Committee Member

The school has made great strides in school improvement since joining Ambitions Academies Trust on 1st September 2017. From the start of the 2020-21 academic year the governance structure transitioned from the previous high support model (School Priority Support Committee) to the standard Academy Advisory Committee as outlined above.

LeAF Studio is currently seeking to recruit additional committee members. If you are interested in finding out more about the role please contact Emma Collins, Clerk to the Committee, at the school office in the first instance.

All members of The Academy Advisory Committee are contactable through the school office.