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Church of England Community Academy


The Board of Directors

The number of directors varies according to the size of the school or academy. Freemantle's directors are made up of:

  • Staff directors ,
  • Foundation directors  (members appointed by the Church),
  • Community directors ,
  • Local Authority directors,
  • Parent  directors (normally parents or carers of children currently attending the school).
  • In addition the centre director is a director


There are director vacancies  at present. We are looking for directors who have specific skills in the finance sector to strengthen the board.

In addition to the appointment of senior staff, the roles of the directors centre around  monitoring the standards children attain, the progress they make and the curriculum they are taught, the health and safety of pupils, staff and visitors and ensuring that the academy's finances are spent wisely and for the benefit of the children's education.

To ensure these areas are fully explored, the directors have established a number of committees and working groups and these meet regularly during the year. The full board of directors meets twice each term, receiving reports from the various groups, looking closely and specific areas, such as SATs results, and discussing a headteacher's statement at each meeting. The board of directors also tries to maintain close links with parents or carers and welcomes comments and questions from any parent or carer of children at the school.

Curriculum and Standards


Chair: Mrs Janet Parker

Mrs Rachael Hatton,  Mrs Natalie McCartney


Finance/Audit Committee


Chair: Mrs Alison Saunders

Mrs Val Caldwell,  Mr Jeremy Moulton,  Mr Kevin Barnett 

Directors Link Curriculum Areas


English  Mrs Janet Parker
Mathematics Mrs Janet Parker
Science/ Eco Mr Jeremy Moulton

Humanities (Geography, History, MFL)


Mrs Val Caldwell
RE/CW/SMCT/British Values Mrs Alison Saunders TBC
PE Mrs Rachael Hatton

Mrs Natalie McCartney


Mrs Karen Grove         

Mrs Val Caldwell





Mrs Val Caldwell
Mr Jeremy Moulton

Mr Mike Denness- (TBC)

Mrs Carline Hallett- (TBC)

Mr Grant Strange- (TBC)

Meet our directors

Meet our directors 1 Mrs Val Caldwell - Chair of Directors
Meet our directors 2 Mr Jeremy Moulton - Co-opted Director
Meet our directors 3 Mr Kevin Barnett - Headteacher
Meet our directors 4 Mrs Rachael Hatton - Support Staff Director
Meet our directors 5 Mrs Janet Parker - Foundation Director- Vice Chair
Meet our directors 6 Mrs Karolina Staszczyk - Parent Director
Meet our directors 7 Mrs Karen Grove - Safeguarding Director
Meet our directors 8 Mrs Alison Saunders - Parent Director
Meet our directors 9 Mrs Natalie McCartney - Teacher Director
“The directors will soon be consulting on the academy’s admissions policy for 2021/22.  The draft policy will be made available on the school website (see Admissions).  If you would like to make any comments about the draft policy, please e-mail them to the academy’s admissions consultant, Mrs Jo Glenton, at or put your comments in writing, marked for the attention of Mrs Jo Glenton to the school office.”

The information on governance included here supplements that described in the governors' Report and in the Statement of governors' responsibilities. The board of directors has formally met twice during this year. Attendance during the year at meetings of the board of directors was as follows:



Meetings attended

Out of a Possible

K Barnett (HT)

0 0

V J Caldwell (Chair)

0 0

K Staszczyk  

0 0

R Hatton (Staff)

0 0

A Saunders

0 0

J Moulton

0 0



J Parker

0 0

N McCartney- (staff)

0 0

K Grove

0 0

J Powell

0 0






Pecuniary Interests


Mr Kevin Barnett - Daughter Employed by Freemantle Church of England Community Academy- Company Secretary- SCREBS

Mr Jeremy Moulton - N/A

Mrs Val Caldwell - TA South, Company that supplies Modern Apprenticeships

Mrs Rachael Hatton - Staff at Freemantle Church of England Community Academy

Mrs Janet Parker - NA

Mrs Natalie McCartney- Staff at Freemantle Church of England Community Academy

Mrs Karolina Staszczyk- Staff at Freemantle Academy

Mrs Alison Saunders- employed Regents Park College- SCLT school.

Mrs Karen Grove- Staff at Freemantle Academy

Mr J Powell- Daughter employed by Freemantle Church of England Academy


Goodbye and Thank You Dr Bradshaw!!

Goodbye and Thank You Dr Bradshaw!! 1
Goodbye and Thank You Dr Bradshaw!! 2