Board of Trustees
The Shaw Education Board is the overall governing body of the Trust and all its Academies. It is charged with the strategic direction of the Trust and is responsible to the Secretary of State for Education for executing its statutory duties. Trustees of the SET boards functions are:
  • setting annual performance targets
  • determining all statutory and other policies
  • ensuring that curriculum requirements are met
  • setting the budget for the Trust and each academy
  • being the employer of all staff
  • being the ultimate body of appeal within the Trust
  • agreeing all major building work with the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).

Streethay Academy Council/Local Advisory Board

Shaw Education Trust operates two models of local governance, Streethay Primary School operates under SET & Local Board terms.


Matters related to education, standards and performance are undertaken through the Progress Board.

Matters related to operational issues are undertaken through the Team Around the School Meeting.

We meet our duty to engage and consult with parents through local governance through the Local Advisory Board.

The Chair of the Progress Board and Team Around the School is Rachel King who can be contacted via Beth Barlow at

The Chair of our Local Advisory Board is Cathy Lomas and she can be contacted via


The main functions of the our local Academy Council/Local Advisory Board are:

  • monitoring school improvement work carried out 

  • providing understanding of the local context and the challenge that the local environment presents

  • acting as a sounding board for senior leaders, especially the Headteacher

  • providing regular monitoring of health and safety matters, safeguarding provision, the welfare of looked after children, and provision for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

  • monitoring and quality assuring the curriculum 

  • building and maintaining positive local perceptions of the school

  • building and maintaining relationships with the local and regional business community

  • building and maintaining relationships with community partners (e.g. health services, police, social services)

  • the Chair assisting in the recruitment process for leadership roles


Our Local Academy Council and focus areas:
  • Stuart Taylor - Headteacher
  • Cathy Lomas - Community Co-opted - Chair  - Safeguarding
  • Angela Dewell - Community Co-opted - Curriculum
  • Phillip Greenfield - Parent Councillor - SEND & RSE, Premiums
  • Lynsey Turton - Parent Councillor - Vice Chair , Health and Safety
  • Charlie Hooper - Parent Councillor
  • Charlotte Price - Staff Councillor 
Others supporting:
  • Katie Platt - Clerk (Entrust) 
  • Rachel King, National Director of Primary and Chair of the Progress Board and Team Around the School


Click below to be redirected to Get Information About Schools where governing terms are listed. 

Streethay Primary School - GOV.UK (


Academy Council meeting attendance

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Pecuniary Interests

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