The Cumbria Education Trust Board Directors delegate to the Local Advisory Board (LAB) members its responsibility and powers as the Governing Body of the school. These responsibilities are discharged by the LAB members in accordance with its constitution, any Cumbria Education Trust Policies and advice from the Department for Education (DFE) and Ofsted.
View the Trust Board membership here: http://www.cumbriaeducationtrust.org/about-us/leadership/
The Newtown Primary School LAB is crucial to helping the school to raise standards.
Some of the roles of the LAB are to:
- provide the information required by the Trust and not to withhold any information which the Trust reasonably requires;
- refer certain decisions to the Trust for approval as set out in the Scheme of Delegation;
- report to the Trust Board Directors on the outcomes and progress within a one-week period of each meeting;
- act in accordance with the LAB Protocols.
If you have any queries for the LAB or would like to contact the Chair, please email Leanne Coats, Clerk to the LAB, at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 016977 45300.
Composition of Local Advisory Board (LAB) members:
|Type of member||Number||Term of office||Elected by who|
|CEO||1||Indefinite||N/A – by appointment as CEO|
|Headteacher||1||Indefinite||Appointment as Headteacher by CEO/Trust Board|
|Sponsor Board member (including Chair and Vice Chair)||Max 7||4 years||By the Cumbria Education Trust Board resolution|
|Parent Board member||2||3 years||Seconded parent volunteer -applications to be considered by Cumbria Education Trust Board Directors.*
*If there are more than 2 applications, an election will take place with all parents eligible to vote
|Staff Board member||1||3 years||Staff election**
** If only one member of staff is nominated they are automatically elected