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Committee Information

Appointments to all Board-level Committees and the Academy Performance Review Committees are made by the Board of Trustees.

Finance, Audit and Risk Committee

This Committee supports the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its corporate governance and oversight responsibilities by providing advice that is independent of management on all items relating to the Trust’s finance, audit and risk arrangements and systems of internal control, ensuring compliance with charity and company law and other legal requirements.

Membership

Gary Cox (Chair)

Victoria Del Giudice

Graham Dewhirst

Jem Greenwell

Learning and Achievement Committee (formerly Curriculum and Standards Committee)

This Committee supports the Board of Trustees in fulfilling statutory duties relating to curriculum, standards and safeguarding and understanding the unique context of each academy, whilst ensuring a consistent approach to reporting.  It supports the Board in understanding relevant key performance indicators, including performance, progress, outcomes, behaviour and attendance.

Membership

Victoria Del Giudice

People and Culture Committee (formerly Pay & Performance Committee)

This Committee supports the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its corporate governance and oversight responsibilities by providing advice that is independent of management on all items relating to pay and remuneration of employees.  It ensures compliance with School Teachers Terms and Conditions and policies and procedures agreed by the Board.

Membership

Karen Bennett (Chair)

Alison Black

Evolve Academy Performance Review Committee

This Committee provides independent challenge to the academy leadership, primarily in respect of pupil performance, the quality of the academy experience and the execution of the academy improvement plan.  It monitors academy performance in the following areas:

  • Safeguarding
  • Self-evaluation and school improvement
  • Pupil progress and outcomes
  • SEN and other vulnerable groups
  • Pupil Premium
  • Attendance
  • Staff and pupil wellbeing
  • Community and other stakeholder engagement
  • Risk

Membership

Karen Bennett (Chair)

Jayne Foster (CEO)

David Kiss (Head)

Hannah Lord (staff)

Abi Mulligan (LA rep)

Rebecca Smith (staff)

Ryan Taff (staff)

Lucyanne Booth (parent rep)

Elements Academy Performance Review Committee

This Committee provides independent challenge to the academy leadership, primarily in respect of pupil performance, the quality of the academy experience and the execution of the academy improvement plan.  It monitors academy performance in the following areas:

  • Safeguarding
  • Self-evaluation and school improvement
  • Pupil progress and outcomes
  • SEN and other vulnerable groups
  • Pupil Premium
  • Attendance
  • Staff and pupil wellbeing
  • Community and other stakeholder engagement
  • Risk

Membership

Jem Greenwell (Chair)

Jayne Foster (CEO)

Rebecca Smith (Executive Head)

Victoria Woodrow (Head)

Margaret Marshall (community rep – resigned 30.09.2022)

Rebecca Thompson (community rep)

Sue Wight (staff)

Alison Ward (staff)

Pam Ward (LA rep)

Get in Touch

Ethos Academy Trust

Field Hill Centre
Batley Field Hill
Batley
WF17 0BQ

Telephone01924 478 482

Emailtrustoffice@eat.uk.com

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