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Local Advisory Committee

Ivingswood Academy is an academy within Kings Education Trust. Each school in the Trust has a Local Advisory Committee (LAC) whose powers are defined by Kings Education Trust in a Scheme of Delegation. (to be updated)

The LAC at Ivingswood Academy is made up of:

  • 2 elected parent governors
    • Elected by parents. Only people with children at Ivingswood Academy can put themselves forward for election
  • 1 staff governor
    • Appointed by the Local Advisory Committee, following an election amongst staff
  •  up to 8 governors appointed by Kings Education Trust
    • Appointed by Kings Education Trust in conjunction with the Headteacher and Chair of Governors
  • the Headteacher
    • The Headteacher is automatically a permanent member of the Local Advisory Committee when they take up their post

Meeting Attendance


2017/18 - Click here

2018/19 - Click here

2019/20 - Click here

2020/21 - Click here

2021/22 - Click here

Declarations of interest

2018/19 - Click here

2019/20 - Click here

2020/21- Click here

2021/22- Click here

2022/23 - Click here

Our Governors

Below you can see a list of our current Governors, their Governor type, roles within the Governing Body and their terms of office.

You can find out more about our Governors, by viewing their biographies - click here


Governor Type and Role

Start Date

Expiry Date

Gillian Davies Trust Governor - Safeguarding, EYFS, SEND 1st September 2015 31st August 2023
Graham Pickering Trust Governor - Vice Chair, Health & Safety, Finance 7th February 2018 6th February 2026
Shailini Revel Trust Governor - Maths 21st June 2021  20th June 2025
Natalie Spencer Parent Governor - PE, Sports Premium 23 October 2020 22 October 2024
Julie-Ann Swaysland Headteacher 1st September 2018 n/a
Sue Walton Trust Governor - Chair, Pupil Premium, Development 1st September 2017
31st August 2025
Mike Bateman Associate  13 June 2022 31 July 2023
Charlotte Newnes Associate  13 June 2022 31 July 2023
Vacant Staff Governor  
Vacant Parent Governor