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Whitecliffe Local Academy Council

The Academies within the Trust have Local Academy Councils, their principal remit as described in their terms of reference is to;

  • act as a critical friend to the Head Teacher
  • represent the views of the community in discussions on budget issues that relate to community engagement and activity and make recommendations to the Head Teacher
  • support the Trust’s senior management staff, deal with parental complaints pursuant to the Trust policy on parental complaints
  • support the Head Teacher in exclusion processes where appropriate

The responsibility and authority delegated to the Local Academy Councils is laid out in the Trust Scheme of Delegation available on Teesside Learning Trust website.

Members of the Council (apart from the Head Teacher) will have a 4 year term of office and can be re-elected at the end of the term.

Members of the Whitecliffe Local Academy Council

Name Type of Membership Term of office start date Term of office end date or date stepped down (R)
Joshua Hukin (Chair) Co-opted 3 December 2015 10 July 2018 (R)
Anthony Rice Parent 6 March 2017 5 March 2021
Elaine Whitehead Co-opted 7 June 2017 6 June 2021
Ian Morrish Parent 27 February 2017 26 February 2021
Adam Gaunt Co-opted 3 December 2015 15 March 2018 (R)
Neil Anderson Parent 19 March 2018 18 March 2022
Sara McCallum Executive Head Teacher 1 September 2017 20 May 2018 (R)
Robert Cole Head Teacher 1 September 2018  

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests

Name Date of Declaration Details of Business Interests Declared Details of Business Interests of Immediate Members of Family
Joshua Hukin 15/06/2017 1) Current employment: Assistant Principal – Freebrough Academy TLT
2) Governors: Chair of Governors – Whitecliffe Academy TLT
Anthony Rice 18/09/2017 None None
Elaine Whitehead 22/09/2017 1) Current employment: Retired None
Ian Morrish 25/09/2017 None None
Adam Gaunt 18/09/2017 1) Current employment: Rector – Loftus & Carlin How in Diocese of York
2) Charity Trusteeships: Greensward Charitable Trust, Together Middlesbrough and Cleveland, Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum
3)Membership of Professional Bodies: Elected member of the General Synod of the Church of England
Sara McCallum 15/10/2017 1) Current employment: Executive Headteacher – Whitecliffe Academy TLT
2) Membership of professional bodies: NAHT (Not a postition of control or management)
3)Governor: Freebrough Academy TLT


Annual Reports and Accounts

More information about governance of the Teesside Learning Trust and finance documents can be found on the TLT website.

The TLT Gender Pay Gap Report can be found on the TLT website here.

Attendance Records at Meetings 2017-2018

Name Meetings attended Out of a possible  
Joshua Hukin (Chair) 3 3  
Anthony Rice 3 3  
Elaine Whitehead 3 3  
Ian Morrish 2 3  
Adam Gaunt 2 2  
Neil Anderson 2 3  
Sara McCallum 1 1  
Robert Cole 3 3