Local Advisory Board
Since 1st October 2018 when Abbey Park School formally converted to an academy and joined The Park Academies Trust (TPAT), governance at Abbey Park has been led by a Local Advisory Board (LAB). The LAB is a committee of the main Board of the Trust and is accountable to the TPAT Trustees for its decisions. The LAB is responsible for a range of areas, including:
- Ensuring that standards of attainment and progress by all students at the school are high.
- Taking a strategic role in the governance of the school.
- Acting as a ‘critical friend’ to the school and its staff.
- Ensuring that TPAT’s vision for the school is carried forward.
The following people are members of the Abbey Park School LAB:
Jon Young - Operational Principal
Richard Scorer - Chair & Parent Governor
Helen Boddy - Staff Governor
Jennie Fellowes - Community Governor
Paul Freeland - Parent Governor
Jez Khattak - Community Governor
Stu O'Brian - Community Governor
Lesley Stewart – Community Governor and Co-Chair
Cordou Van Oppen - Community Governor
Clerk to the LAB - Stephanie Connolly
For full details of their terms of office and business/personal interests, please see the attached document.
If you have any queries in relation to the LAB, or to request copies of minutes for the LAB, please email the clerk: firstname.lastname@example.org
Also, if you are interested in finding out more about the work of the LAB, especially if you would like to be part of its work, please email the clerk: email@example.com