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Quest Academy

MacIntyre Academies

Quest Local Advisory Board 

Quest's Local Advisory Board (LAB) plays a key role in supporting MacIntyre Academies Trust Board to fulfil their regulatory duties by providing local scrutiny.

Particular focus is given to:

  • Implementation of the School Improvement Plan and school curriculum
  • Implementation of MacIntyre Academies’ Safeguarding Policy 
  • Attainment and progress reports, including pupil premium
  • Recruitment, HR and staffing structures
  • Local academy marketing and relationships with all local stakeholders
  • Other locally co-ordinated activities and forums
This is the structure that has been adopted for Quest Academy:

 

Position

Name

Specialist skills/experience required (in addition to key skills set out in the Terms of Reference)

LAB Chair/ Parent representative

Richard Stephenson

Senior Educational Leadership in a successful establishment. Good curriculum knowledge. 

Principal (ex-officio)

Nicola Wells

Those identified in the Person Specification of the Principal Job Description

Parent representative

Lynn Bayliss

An understanding of the needs of young people with autism/SEMH and their families

Staff representative

Anna Stelfox

Curriculum and the needs of young people

Staff representative John Harrison Curriculum and the needs of young people
Community representative Julie Gent Health and Safety / Personal Development

Community representative

Guy French

Wellbeing and Safeguarding

Community representative

Dawn Revess

Pupil Premium / Teaching and Learning / Finance

Community representative

Tony Phillips

Resigned 25/03/21

Community representative Cheryl Keen Teaching and Learning
Community representative Joel Silber Resigned 3/11/20
Parent representative Nicola Skipp Resigned 9/9/20
Parent representative Nigel Bell Resigned 29/9/20

         

 

LAB Member 

Type of LAB member 

Date signed

Conflicts declared 

 

Richard Stephenson, Chair 

Parent Representative 

12/10/2020 

I have 1 daughter as a student at Quest, and another daughter is a TA at Quest.  

N/a 

Lynn Bayliss  

Parent Representative 

09/10/2020 

I have 1 son as a student at Quest 

N/a 

Guy French 

Co-opted LAB member 

12/10/2020 

None 

N/a 

Julie Gent 

Co-opted LAB member 

04/11/2020 

None 

N/a 

Cheryl Keen 

Co-opted LAB member 

31/10/2020 

None 

N/a 

Tony Philips 

Co-opted LAB member 

08/11/2020 

None 

N/a 

Dawn Revess 

C-opted LAB member  

09/10/2020 

Governor at Godalming College 

N/a 

Joel Silber 

Co-opted LAB member 

 

(resigned) 

 

Anna Stelfox 

Staff Representative 

08/11/2020 

None 

N/a 

John Harrison  

Staff Representative 

16/11/2020 

None 

N/a 

Nicola Wells 

Principal - Ex-officio 

05/11/2020 

Related to: 

Ed Wells (son / staff member) 

See outside of school: 

Lizzie Logan (staff member) 

Joan Goodrich (staff member) 

Anna May (staff member) 

Xavier Eloquin (staff member) 

Cheryl Keen (LAB member) 

N/a 

 

 

       

        Nicola Wells    Anna Stelfox    Cheryl Keen    

The LAB also worked with the Principal, during the pre-opening stages of the Academy, to advise on the development of local policy and curriculum, local community links and support in the recruitment of a staff team. The role of the LAB is identified in the Terms of Reference below.

Contact

Quest LAB Clerk is Shelley Campos and she can be contacted via:

quest.clerk@macintyreacademies.org

Further governance information