Hodgson’s outstanding governing body have overall responsibility for the strategic direction of the academy, ensuring rigorous and effective monitoring and evaluation of standards, effectiveness, business and resources. Governors have a four-year term of office, so vacancies are filled on an ongoing basis and include a number of parent governors elected by the parents themselves.

All governors are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. Governor training is provided through Fylde Coast Academy Trust and Lancashire County Council. Training includes Safeguarding, Prevent and Safer Recruitment.

All governors can be contacted via the academy.

The Hodgson Academy Trust and Governance Membership, Structures and Declared Interests page can be viewed here: Hodgson Academy Trust and Governance Membership, Structures and Declared Interests .

Chair: Mrs Galloway Member of the Academy Trust, Member Appointed Governor
Vice Chair: Mrs H Benwell Member of the Academy Trust, Member Appointed Governor
Executive Principal: Mr A NicholsonMember Appointed Governor
Principal: Mr D YarwoodEx Officio Member of the Governing Body
Mrs J GlynnStaff Governor
Mr C McConnachieMember Appointed Governor Member of the Academy Trust, Member Appointed Governor
Mrs S KhanStaff Governor
Mr A WalkerMember Appointed Governor
Mr C JacksonMember Appointed Governor
Mrs A PrestonParent Governor
Mrs J VilaCo-opted Governor
Mrs S BensonCo-opted Governor
Kaye DaviesClerk to the Governing Body, Central Clerking Team Leader, Governor Services, Lancashire County Council (Tel: 01257 516124)
Mrs H BenwellParent Governor
Mr C Feeney Co-opted Governor
Mr I Lindsay Parent Governor
Mr S Smith Parent Governor

Governors / Trust meetings 2018/19

  • • 2nd October 2018
    • 27th November, 2018
    • 4th December 2018 (Academy Trust AGM)
    • 22nd January 2019
    • 19th March, 2019
    • 21st May 2019
    • 2nd July, 2019
Governors Attendance Policy

Details of Governors Attendance Policy – October 2018 [PDF]

Governors Code of Conduct

Details of Governors Code of Conduct – October 2018 [PDF]

Governor Induction, Training and Development Policy

Governor Induction, Training and Development Policy – October 2018 [PDF]

In relation to meetings of the governing body and its sub committees, if you require copies of minutes, agendas and meeting papers, then please contact Email: Martin Pickles, Finance Director, or call 01253 882815. Such information will be made available, with the exception of information that is properly considered to be private to the meeting.

Please find listed below minutes of governing body and governors sub committee meetings since 1st September, 2012. In relation to meetings of the governing body and its sub committees prior to the aforementioned date, if you require copies of minutes, agendas and meeting papers, then please contact Email: Martin Pickles, Finance Director, or call 01253 882815. Such information will be made available, with the exception of information that is properly considered to be private to the meeting.

Governors Meeting minutes 2018

Full Governing Body

Full Governing Body – Minutes 3 July 2018 [PDF]

Full Governing Body

Full Governing Body – Minutes 22 May 2018 [PDF]

Full Governing Body

Full Governing Body – Minutes 20 March 2018 [PDF]

Full Governing Body

Full Governing Body – Minutes 23 January 2018 [PDF]

Governors Meeting minutes 2015-17

Full Governing Body

Full Governing Body – Minutes 28 November 2017 [PDF]

Full Governing Body

Full Governing Body – Minutes 3 October 2017 [PDF]

Full Governing Body

Full Governing Body – Minutes 4 July 2017 [PDF]

Full Governing Body

Full Governing Body – Minutes 23 May 2017 [PDF]

Full Governing Body

Full Governing Body – Minutes 21 Mar 2017 [PDF]

Full Governing Body

Full Governing Body – Minutes 24 Jan 2017 [PDF]

Fylde Coast Academy Trust Governor Recruitment

Fylde Coast Academy Trust Governor Recruitment Advert [PDF]