Governing Body

The overarching responsibility for Governance of the academy lies with the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) Board of Trustees.

Follow these links for: the Governance Framework of the Trust, the Articles of Association, Master Funding Agreement and each academy Supplemental Funding Agreement.

Sir Herbert Leon Academy - Governing Board Composition and Key Information

The Governing Body of an academy is accountable to the executive for the effective conduct of its respective academy, with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement for all pupils attending its academy. In carrying out their duties it is envisaged that members of the Governing Body will exercise a similar role to that of governors and will take a largely strategic role in the running of their academy. The day-to-day leadership and management of the academy is the responsibility of the Principal and the senior leadership team

The Governing Body at Sir Herbert Leon Academy have a Finance sub Committee which reports to the Governing Body regularly.

Gill Jerome – Clerk (contactable on

Scheme of Delegation