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Academy Governance

Longsands Academy is supported by a Local Governance Committee (LGC). The role of the committee within Astrea Academy Trust is to provide support, challenge and guidance to the Academy at a local level, with a focus on driving improvement in educational outcomes.

The members of the committee are:

  • Mark Young, Chair and LGC Lead Link for Assessment and Moderation
  • Barbara Hughes, LGC Lead Link for SEND and Pupil Premium
  • Lee Larcombe, LGC Lead Link for Leadership and Management and Sixth Form
  • Dawn Milne, LGC Lead Link for Personal Development
  • Donna Singleton, LGC Lead Link for Safeguarding and Behaviour
  • Richard Slade, LGC Lead Link for Teaching and Learning, Curriculum and Professional Development
  • Nathaniel Stephenson

For more information on governance within the Astrea Academy Trust and to see the terms of reference for the committee, please visit

The Local Governance Committee Impact Statement 2020-21 can be found here.

Statutory governance information can be found here:

Longsands LGC 03.03.22 Final Papers published
Longsands LGC 30.09.21 Final Papers published
Longsands LGC 08.12.21 Final Papers published

Local Committee Terms of Reference (September 2021)

Longsands LGC DOI and Attendance 2021-22 published
Longsands TMB DOI and Attendance 2020-21 published
Longsands TMB DOI and Attendance 2019-20 published

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