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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)
Anthony Rice Parent 6 March 2017 5 March 2021
Elaine Whitehead (Chair) Co-opted 7 June 2017 6 June 2021
Ian Morrish Parent 27 February 2017 26 February 2021
Neil Anderson Trustee Appointed 19 March 2018 18 March 2022
Robert Cole Head Teacher 1 September 2018
Gail Ash (Vice Chair) Trustee Appointed 08 November 2018 07 November 2022
Georgia Cunningham (R) Staff 28 January 2019 31 August 2019

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests

Name Date of Declaration Details of Business Interests Declared Details of Business Interests of Immediate Members of Family
Anthony Rice 18/09/2017 None None
Elaine Whitehead​  26/09/2018  1) Current employment: Retired None
Ian Morrish 01/10/2018 1) Caterpillar, Skinningrove None
Neil Anderson 01/10/2018 1) Managing Director Caterpillar
3) Caterpillar UK
5) C.Q.I (Chartered Quality Institute) Member
Robert Cole 21/09/2018 1) Head Teacher, Whitecliffe Academy
5) Whitecliffe Local Academy Council
Gail Ash 08/11/2018 1) Assistant Head Teacher Inclusion, Saltburn Primary School None


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 2018-2019

Name Meetings attended Out of a possible
Anthony Rice 3 3
Elaine Whitehead 3 3
Ian Morrish 3 3
Neil Anderson 3 3
Sara McCallum 3 3
Robert Cole 3 3
Gail Ash 2 2
Georgina Cunningham 2 2