The Board of Governors of Leigh Academies Trust has a range of powers and responsibilities which it is legally required to carry out, working in a close and balanced partnership with the Chief Executive and Principals, to ensure that the Academy provides the best possible education for all its students.
Detailed work is carried out in two Committees: Academic Standards and Resources which report to the full Board of Governors.
Eastcote Primary Academy also has its own Board of Governors which is shared with Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy (the Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy Board). The Academy Board is responsible for the day-to-day management and governance of the academies under its jurisdiction. The majority of the leadership and management is delegated to the Principals of each academy. The chairperson of the academy board is represented on the Trust Board to ensure that there is effective and coherent governance.
The school has good partnerships with parents and carers and the work of the family support worker is central to engaging all families. A wide programme of coffee mornings and workshops for numeracy and literacy and managing behaviour is well attended and appreciated by parents and carers.
The behaviour of pupils is outstanding. They enjoy exceptionally good relationships across all cultures, having many opportunities to find out about other communities across the world. Parents, carers and pupils are all extremely positive about safety in the school and pupils’ active involvement in the safety of their environment ensures the pupils have an excellent understanding of risk.
Pupils’ behaviour and attitudes to school are outstanding and pupils thoroughly enjoy school and learning in the extremely calm, harmonious and safe environment.