Our Local Academy Committee is a local governing body composed of volunteers drawn from the community, each bringing a range of skills, expertise and professional experience. Our Governors provide essential links between the school, parents and carers and the local community. Governors work with staff and parents in an atmosphere of co-operation to provide the best possible framework for educating our children. They are involved in all aspects of school life and have the opportunity to influence the school experience and the lives of the children in our school.  

Governors fulfil their responsibilities by:

  • Supporting the school and its ambition by working strategically to develop and implement vision and ethos
  • Ensuring that the children are receiving the best education and achieve the best outcomes by monitoring the quality of teaching and standards across the school
  • Accounting to all stakeholders for the school’s performance and for the decisions they make
  • Listening and being the voice of our school community
  • Ensuring our children are supported to be in school by monitoring data linked to attendance.
Our committee members are: 

Iona Wallace – LAC Chair & Community Governor  

Emily Gladman – Staff Governor  

Carla Ferla – Headteacher    

Denise Bassett - Community Governor

Elizabeth King - Community Governor

Anthonia Ogunwuyi - Community Governor


Typical Day at our Local Academy Meetings

Please see below for our current vacancies:

We are recruiting Parent Local Academy Committee Members

If you are interested in becoming a Local School Governor at our school or would like to hear more about what the role involves, please email

Woodland Academy Trust Governance

Details of Woodland Academy Trust governance can be found at the following link:

Woodland Academy Trust- Governance