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Academy Council

The Academy Council of DBAT (Diocese of Bristol Academy Trust) is the legal Governing Body for all its schools, but in practice most functions are delegated to the school's Academy Council. The Academy Council work in partnership with the Heads of School ensuring every child has the opportunity to achieve their potential by delivering a good quality education.


The Academy Council are responsible for the strategic management of the school that include:

  • Working with the Heads of School to determine the overall direction of the school
  • Form a policy on the school's curriculum
  • Oversee the school's budget
  • Appoint and monitor staffing and performance
  • Monitor the performance of the school, including target setting and standards
  • Making sure school buildings are welcoming and safe
  • Advising, setting and monitoring the school policies and procedures


If you would like to contact the Academy Council, please use the links below or alternatively phone the school or come into the office.