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Yorkshire Endeavour Academy Trust is a unique and exciting partnership that was formed in 2018 by five primary schools that have a long and successful track record of collaborative working. Each with significant expertise in supporting schools.

Our Schools

Yorkshire Endeavour Academy Trust is a unique and exciting partnership that was formed in 2018 by five primary schools that have a long and successful track record of collaborative working. Each with significant expertise in supporting schools.

About our school

Our governors

Castleton, Glaisdale and Lealholm Governors

The Governing Body

The Governing Body has a general responsibility for the effective management of the school, acting within the framework set by national legislation and by the policies of the Academy.

Parent Governors are elected by parents of pupils registered at the school

Staff Governors are elected by staff at the school

Minutes of Local Governing Body meetings are available from the school on request. Please contact the Company Secretary at companysecretary@yeat.co.uk 

Category Appointed End of Office Responsibilities Meetings attended
Mrs J Kevan Chair of Governors (Parent Governor) 29/09/20 29/09/21

Training and development

Health and safety

Equality and diversity

Finance committee

Mrs R Denniff Vice-Chair (Parent Governor) 29/09/20 29/09/21

SEND, Pupil Premium, Vulnerable

Equality and diversity

Finance committee

Mrs H Ward  Headteacher
Mrs K Hird Headteacher
Mr D Medcalf Co-opted Governor 01/09/18 31/08/22

Health and safety

Finance committee

Mrs E Sayer Co-opted Governor 26/11/19 25/11/23

English

Maths

Mr R Beadnall Co-opted Governor 24/09/19 23/09/23

Safeguarding

EYFS

Mr M Hollingworth Co-opted Governor 29/09/20 29/09/24

Attendance

Finance committee

Mrs J Sinclair Co-opted 2/12/20 2/12/24
VACANCY Parent
VACANCY Co-opted
VACANCY Staff
NYCC clerking service Clerk to the Governors

Register of Interests

Business Interests Personal Interests Interests in other educational establishments
Mrs J Kevan

Castleton Village Hall [Vice Chair to the committee]

Castleton Cricket Club [Secretary to the committee]

Castleton Tennis Club [Secretary to the committee]

Related to peripatetic music teacher who works in Castleton, Glaisdale and Lealholm Schools. [No involvement in decision making relating to this appointment].

Mrs R Denniff Flash Company Arts Ltd CIC [Director]
Mrs H Ward  None
Mrs K Hird None Associate Headteacher at West Cliff Primary School
Mr D Medcalf None Married to a member of YEAT staff Trustee of YEAT
Mrs E Sayer None Teacher at Skelton Primary School
Mr R Beadnall None Headteacher at Levendale Primary School
Mr M Hollingworth

Glaisdale Cricket Club [Chair]

Robinson Institute (village hall) [Trustee]

Moorsweb [Committee member]

Mrs J Sinclair