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Local Governing Body (LGB)

The Priory Academy LSST's Governing Committee comprises:

Ms V Townshend (Chair)
Mr P Stephenson 
Mrs S Ashcroft (Vice - Chair designate)
Mr I Dodd
Mr D Knowles
Mr A Wood

Mr Glynn Johns


Each member of the LGB is responsible for an area of management within the Academy and is linked with the most appropriate member of the senior leadership team (SLT). In addition to the meetings above, these linked partnerships meet on a regular basis and report to the full Committee.

The Priory Academy LSST Link Governor Structure 2021/22

SEF Section of Responsibility

SLT Member

Link Governor

Leadership & Management

Mrs J Hopkinson


Mr J Nuttall (Health & Safety)

Ms V Townshend (Chair)

Mr D Knowles (Health & Safety)

Behaviour & Attitudes


Mr I Dinnie

Mr J Nuttall (DSL)

Mr Ian Dodd

Personal Development

Mr G Sleight

Mr A Wood

6th Form

Mrs E Mellor

Mrs S Ashcroft (Vice Chair designate)


Mrs J Hopkinson

Mrs R Sharpe

Ms V Townshend

Health & Safety

Mr J Nuttall

Mr D Knowles

Quality of Education:

Mrs S Davis

Mr P Stephenson

Intent & Implementation

Quality of Education:

Mr T Verdon        

Mr Glynn Johns 

Implementation & Impact





















To contact any member of the LGB, please email the Clerk: