Freebrough Local Academy Council

The Academies within the Trust have Local Academy Councils, their principal remit as described in their terms of reference is to;

  • act as a critical friend to the Principal/Head Teacher
  • represent the views of the community in discussions on budget issues that relate to community engagement and activity and make recommendations to the Principal
  • support the Trust’s senior management staff, deal with parental complaints pursuant to the Trust policy on parental complaints
  • support the Principal in exclusion processes where appropriate

The responsibility and authority delegated to the Local Academy Councils is laid out in the Trust Scheme of Delegation available on Teesside Learning Trust website

Members of the Council (apart from the Principal) will have a 4 year term of office and can be re-elected at the end of the term.

Members of the Freebrough Local Academy Council

Name Type of Membership Term of office start date Term of office end date
Asma Shaffi (Chair) Co-opted 5 November 2016 4 November 2020
Stephanie Grady Parent 4 March 2016 3 March 2020
Alison Holmes Staff 22 July 2014 21 July 2018
Sara McCallum Co-opted 1 September 2014 31 August 2018
John Chance  Co-opted 29 April 2014 28 April 2019
Rachel Prentice  Principal 1 September 2016  


Academy Council Terms of Reference

Freebrough Academy Funding Agreement

More information about governance of the Teesside Learning Trust and finance documents can be found on the TLT website.