Academy Governors

The ASA Governing Body manages the Academy on behalf of the Academy Trust, and is responsible for many of the day-to-day management decisions affecting the Academy.

The Governing Body is made up of representatives from both of the Sponsor Dioceses (Clifton and Gloucester), the Local Authority, the Chair of Governors, two Partner Governors, the Principal, and representatives of the parents and staff at the Academy.

The responsibilities of the Governing Body include, but are not limited to the following:

  • ensuring the quality of educational provision at the Academy
  • challenging and monitoring the performance of the Academy
  • managing the Academy Trust’s finances and property
  • employing staff
  • exercising reasonable skill and care in carrying out their duties

The Full Governing Body meet four times per year, with the three Governing Committees (Standards and Steering, Staff and Resources and Welfare and Ethos) also meeting once per quarter.

The Chair of Governors is Mrs S Padfield.

For more information on the ASA Governors, please look on our Governors' profiles page.

For any further queries please contact the Clerk to the Governors on


For information regarding members and trustees terms of office and attendance of board and committee meetings please see: Annual Report 2019

Previous reports:

Annual Report 2018

Annual Report 2017

Annual Report 2016

Annual Report 2015