Local Governing Committees

There is a separate committee for each Academy which is known as a Local Governing Committee (LGC).

The details of the committees, along with Governors’ attendance records and business/pecuniary interests are available through the following links.

  • Archbishop Sentamu Academy

Chair: Mrs Susan Teal
Principal: Mr Chay Bell
Link: https://sentamu.com/governors/

  • Aspire Academy

Chair: Mrs Lynn Benton
Mr Chris Mulqueen
Link: https://aspirehull.com/meet-the-governors/

  • The Compass Academy

Chair: Mrs Lynn Benton
Mrs Jacqui Thompson
Link: https://thecompassacademy.co.uk/governors/

  • Newland St Johns CofE Academy

Chair: Neil Sanderson
Head of School:
Mr Neil Kenningham
Link: https://nsjhull.com/school-governors/

  • St James Academy

Chair: Mrs Patricia O’Brien
Head of School:
Mrs Julia Strickland
Executive Principal: Mrs Amanda Devaney
Link: https://stjameshullacademy.co.uk/school-governors/

"Staff talk about being part of the school family and are proud to work there"

Newland St John’s Academy Ofsted

"Pupils described how well staff get to know them and how carefully staff listen to what they say"

Aspire Academy Ofsted

"Teachers value the range of professional development opportunities which enable them to improve the quality of their teaching"

Archbishop Sentamu Academy Ofsted

"Leaders and managers, including governors, are passionate about giving pupils the best opportunities for future success. Leaders have driven the improvements to the quality of education in this school with determination"

Archbishop Sentamu Academy Ofsted

"Pupils’ excellent behaviour and good attendance reflect the school’s high expectations. Pupils are proud of their school and all that it stands for"

St James’ Church of England Academy Ofsted

"A strong culture of safeguarding permeates the school. Pastoral staff know the pupils and their families well and provide very effective care and support. Pupils speak highly of the staff who keep them safe and say they are happy at school"

Archbishop Sentamu Academy Ofsted

"Pupils grow and flourish in the caring ethos that underpins all that the school does. Parents and carers value the strong sense of community you encourage within the school’s very diverse cultural and social mix where everyone is treated with kindness and respect"

Newland St John’s Church of England Academy Ofsted

"Effective teaching in this school is characterised by teachers’ sound subject knowledge, backed up by a deep understanding of pupils’ different needs and the most effective approach to secure the best learning from each pupil"

Aspire Academy Ofsted

"The development of pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural learning is
a strength of the school. The Christian ethos is very clear and embedded"

Archbishop Sentamu Academy Ofsted

"Links to the local church and the school’s strong focus on social responsibility, tolerance and respect ensure that provision for pupils’ personal development, welfare, spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is outstanding"

St James’ Church of England Academy Ofsted