Benjamin Adlard Primary School is part of the CfBT Schools Trust, a multi-academy trust. At local level, it has a joint governing body with Mount Street Academy and Lincoln Carlton Academy and the Kyra Teaching School Alliance. The Local Governing Body is known as the Lincolnshire Strategic Board (LSB) and was established in September 2016. All Governors are appointed by the CfBT Schools Trust and serve for a four-year period of office, except for the Executive Headteacher who serves ex officio.

Lincoln Carlton Academy is part of the CfBT Schools Trust, a multi-academy trust.  At local level, it has a joint governing body with Mount Street Academy, Lincoln, Benjamin Adlard Primary School, Gainsborough and the Kyra Teaching School Alliance.  The Local Governing Body is known as the Lincolnshire Strategic Board (LSB) and was established in September 2016.  All Governors are appointed by the CfBT Schools Trust and serve for a four-year period of office, except for the Executive Headteacher who serves ex officio. 

The Lincolnshire Strategic Board is accountable to the Trust for strategy, monitoring, oversight and challenge within the school.

To assist in its work, the LSB has the following committees:

  • An Educational Committee for each school, to consider standards, pupil performance, quality of teaching, attendance, etc.  
  • An Operational Committee to consider finance, buildings, staffing, etc. 
  • A Remuneration and Admissions Committee to consider pay and performance matters, admissions, exclusions, complaints etc.
  • A Steering Committee for the Kyra Teaching School Alliance to consider strategy, business planning, finance monitoring and performance.

The Chairman of the LSB is Mr Timothy Culpin and their Clerk is Mr Peter Wilks.  Both can be contacted via the school.

The members of the Lincolnshire Strategic Board are listed below, together with any special posts they hold and any interests that they have declared:

Mrs Helen Barker
Interest declared: Employee of Kyra which has a contract to deliver SPP training to CfBT.

Mrs Marie-Claire Bretherton
Interest declared: Employee of CfBT Schools Trust.

Mr Graeme Clark
Interest declared: (a) Wife is employed at Lincoln Carlton.  (b) Sister-in-law is employed at Benjamin Adlard, Lincoln Carlton and Mount Street schools.

Mrs Debbie Commons
Governor with special responsibility for Recruitment
Chairman of the Kyra Teaching School Alliance Steering Committee
Interest declared: (a) Fellow of Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (b) Husband is employed by Linkage.

Mr Samuel Coy

Mr Timothy Culpin
Chairman of the Lincolnshire Strategic Board
Interest declared: Also Chairman of Governors, Ellison Boulters Academy.

Mr Timothy Dawson
Vice Chairman of the Lincolnshire Strategic Boar

Mrs Rebecca Homer
Governor with special responsibility for Special Educational Needs and Disability

Mrs Amanda Konrath
Governor with special responsibility for Pupil Premium
Interest declared: Also a Governor at St Faith’s CE Infant School.

Mrs Rebecca Malam

Mrs Lauren Nicoll

Mrs Helen Reek

Mrs Kate Rouse

Mr Brian Smith

Ms Stacey Waller
Chairman of Remuneration and Admissions Committee
Governor with special responsibility for Safeguarding
Interest declared: Employed by Lincolnshire County Council

Mrs Carla Wray

Each of the three Educational Committees has two co-opted, non-voting  members with relevant expertise.  These are Mrs D Glover and Mrs D McKay (Benjamin Adlard), Mrs A Melhuish and Mrs J Healy (Lincoln Carlton) and Mrs R Horn and Miss Miss L Butler (Mount Street).




Name Appointed by Pecuniary interests Other governance roles Relationships with other school staff & governors Meeting attendance 2017-18 Committee meetings attendance
Mrs M Bretheton
Since: Feb 2015
Term: On-going
CfBT Schools Trust None
  • Staff Governor at LCMSA
  • Governing Body
None 4 N/A
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