Great Smeaton Academy Primary School

Academy Structure and Governance

Academy Structure

Members 

Name

 

 

 

Position

Mr D Vizzard   Member

Mrs F Farrow 

Member 

Mrs L Shaw

Member

Governors (Trustees) 
Name Position
Mrs S Dickinson   Governor / Responsibility for Health & Safety 
Mrs A Cafferty Head Teacher 
Miss Saima Sadiq   Staff Governor 
Mrs A Thurland   Governor/Responsibility for Teaching and Learning/Safeguarding
Mrs Helen Audritt   Chair/Member Elected Governor / Responsibility for SEND
Mr Jonathan Rayfield   Vice Chair/Member Elected Governor / Responsibility for HR
Mrs Libby Crewe   Parent Governor / Responsibility for Audit Committee
Governor Register of Pecuniary Interests
Name Type of Governor Date of Appointment Term of Office (Expires) Responsibilities Business Interests Relationship to other Governors/School Staff
Mrs S Dickinson  

 

Member Appointed  

December 2014  4 Years (Dec 2026) Health & Safety responsibility   (FTC Group) Company is employed by NYCC to carry out maintenance and building works on school premises    None
Mrs Leah Shaw  Member Appointed  April 2014  4 Years (Apr 2026)   Member None    None
Mrs Ann Thurland  Member Appointed  September 2015  4 Years (Sep 2024)   Chair of Curriculum Committee. Link Governor for KS1/Safeguarding None   None

 

Mrs Libby Crewe 

 

Parent Governor September 2021 

 4 Years (Sep 2025

School Improvement Responsibility  None   None 

Mrs Helen Simms (Audritt)  

 

Member Appointed Governor   February 2019    4 Years (Feb 2024) Chair, SEND responsibility and Curriculum Governor KS2   None 

Mother in Law of Jonathan Rayfield 

Mr Jonathan Rayfield  

 

Member Appointed Governor   April 2019    4 Years (April 2024) Vice Chair, HR responsibility and School Communications    None 

Son in Law of

Helen Simms (Audritt) 

Mrs Alison Cafferty

Headteacher September 2023 n/a Head Teacher None  None

Mrs Saima Sadiq

Staff Governor January 2021 Staff Governor None None

Mr D Vizzard

Member Member

Mrs F Farrow

Member Member

Governor Attendance for Latest Full Year 

Name Email Meetings Attended Not Attended Apologies Not Sent Apologies Not Accepted Start Date End Date
Mrs Helen Simms (Audritt)   chairperson@greatsmeatonschool.co.uk   6 6 0 Feb-05-2019   Feb-04-2024  
Mrs S Dickinson   sdickinson@greatsmeatonschool.co.uk 6 5 1 Dec-12-2018   Dec-11-2026  
Ms Lynne O'Mara headteacher@greatsmeatonschool.co.uk 6 6 0 0 0 Sep-01-2022 Aug-31-2023
Miss Saima Sadiq ssadiq@greatsmeatonschool.co.uk 6 6 0 0 0 Jan-06-2021
Mr Jonathan Rayfield   jrayfield@greatsmeatonschool.co.uk   6 5 1 Apr-02-2019   Apr-01-2024  
Mrs Leah Shaw  lshaw@greatsmeatonschool.co.uk   6 6 0 Oct-08-2018   Oct-07-2022  
Mr Kirk Siderman-Wolter   ksw@greatsmeatonschool.co.uk   5 4 Sep-27-2017   Sep-26-2021  
Mrs Ann Thurland  athurland@greatsmeatonschool.co.uk   6 4 2 Sep-01-2015   Oct-21-2024  
Mrs Libby Crewe lcrewe@greatsmeatonschool.co.uk 6 6 0 0 0 Sept 2021 Sept 2025

Audit Committee Attendance for Latest Full Year

Name Email Meetings Attended Not Attended Apologies Not Sent Apologies Not Accepted
Mrs S Dickinson sdickinson@greatsmeatonschool.co.uk 3 3 0 0 0
Miss Saima Sadiq ssadiq@greatsmeatonschool.co.uk 3 1 0 0 0
Mrs Leah Shaw lshaw@greatsmeatonschool.co.uk   3 2 0 0 0
Mrs Ann Thurland athurland@greatsmeatonschool.co.uk   3 1 0 0 0
Mrs Helen Audritt chairperson@greatsmeatonschool.co.uk   3 2 0 0 0
Mr Jonathan Rayfield jrayfield@greatsmeatonschool.co.uk 3 3 0 0 0
Mrs Libby Crewe lcrewe@greatsmeatonschool.co.uk 3 3 0 0 0
Mr Kirk Siderman-Wolter ksw@greatsmeatonschool.co.uk   2 1 1 0 0
Ms Lynne O'Mara headteacher@greatsmeatonschool.co.uk 3 3 0 0 0