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Bluecoat Beechdale Academy is a member school of Archway Learning Trust. The Trust Board has appointed an Academy Advisory Board (AAB – previously known as the Local Governing Body or LGB) for Bluecoat Beechdale.

Details of the structure of the Trust, and the responsibilities of the AAB, its committees and its delegated powers can be found below in the Scheme of Delegation and Terms of Reference.

The  members of the AAB are shown in the table below, along with information about their business/pecuniary interests, governance roles in other schools, and attendance record.


Bluecoat Beechdale Academy Advisory Board

AAB members who have served at any point over the 12 months to 31 August 2019

NameHow appointedDate of appointment or last reappointmentTerm of officeBusiness/pecuniary interests declaredGovernance roles in other educational institutionsAttendance 2017/2018Attendance 2018/2019
Sarah BaileyEx-officio as Principal1 September 2019n/aEmployed by Archway Learning TrustNonen/an/a
Peter BevingtonBy Trustees1 September 20184 yearsEmployed by SHINE Multi Academy TrustNonen/a4/5
Alan ButtersStaff member, appointed by Trustees23 October 20184 yearsEmployed by Archway Learning TrustNonen/a4/4
Carl ElderEx-officio as PrincipalStepped down 31 August 2019n/an/an/a3/35/5
Daniel Gray (Chair)By Trustees23 October 20184 yearsEmployed by Nottingham Trent UniversityAcademy Advisory Board member at Bluecoat Primary Academyn/a4/5
Carole HutchinsonParent member, appointed by Trustees18 October 20174 yearsNoneNone2/23/5
Viv McCrossenBy TrusteesTerm of office ended 31 December 2018n/an/an/a2/30/2
Edith PagliacciBy Trustees1 April 20184 yearsDirector, Edith Pagliacci Educational Services Ltd, Educational consultancyCo-Chair of Governors at Crabtree Farm Primary School, Nottingham3/34/5
David Stewart OBE DL (Vice chair)By Trustees1 April 20184 yearsEmployed by Oak Field School, Nottm City CouncilGovernor ex-officio as Head Teacher at Oak Field School, Nottm3/33/5
Ben SummersParent member, appointed by Trustees28 March 20184 yearsNoneNone1/14/5
Nick WilsonStaff member, appointed by TrusteesResigned with effect from 31 August 20194 yearsn/an/an/a3/4

You can contact the Academy Advisory Board through the Clerk:

Simon Hudson 

Archway Learning Trust
Aspley Lane

Tel: 0115 929 7445 extension 3036
Email: shudson@archwaytrust.co.uk

For information on Archway Learning Trust, visit their website.

Contact Us

Bluecoat Beechdale Academy
Harvey Rd
NG8 3GP (for Sat Nav purposes please use: NG8 3BB)

E-mail: admin@bluecoatbeechdale.uk.com
Tel: 0115 913 5211

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