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Academy Council Parent Councillor Elections

Monday 10 October 2022


Dear Parent/Carer

Academy Councillor Election – Parent Councillor 

We currently have a vacancy for an Academy Councillor and you are very welcome to put your name forward should you wish to stand for election.


Academy Councils are responsible for holding Principals and their leadership teams to account for the quality and effectiveness of the academy experience of the students under their care. They do this through monitoring the practices and procedures of the Academy and providing challenge where necessary ensuring the safeguarding of all our children and of academy staff.


We welcome applications from our parental cohort to join our Academy Council – please join us and make a difference.


All parents and carers are eligible to stand for election, except:

  • Persons liable to be detained under the Mental Health Act 1983
  • Undischarged bankrupts
  • Persons recently convicted of a serious offence
  • Persons disqualified under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986
  • Persons subject to disqualification as a Charity Trustee
  • Persons whose employment is prohibited or restricted
  • Persons disqualified from being proprietors of independent schools
  • Persons on the DfE List 99 (this is a list of people banned from working with children)


If you would like to put your name forward, please complete the form using the following link by Monday 31st October 2022:   Nomination Form for Parent Academy Councillor 


You will need to write a brief factual statement about yourself (not exceeding 100 words) and include it on this form.  You might like to include a little about your background and why you want to be a Councillor.  Should an election be necessary I will circulate to voters your statement and those of other candidates.  Please do take a look at the Academy Council section of the website for information about our Council.  If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to contact me by email at [email protected]



Yours sincerely

Sue Burns

Clerk to the Academy Council