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Acorn Academy

Infant and Nursery School

Speech and Language Centre

Governing Committee

Welcome to our Governors’ section.


Please find below details of how our Governing Committee is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

Our Governors


Cheryl Noble


Chair of Governors

Louise Boroughs ~ Non-Elected Governor

Term of Office:  01/04/2021 - 25/06/2027



Emma Francis ~ Parent Governor (Co-Vice Chair)

Term of Office:  01/04/2021 - 08/10/2024


Sarah McKelvie ~ Parent Governor

Term of Office:  01/04/2021 - 08/10/2024


Emma Daniels ~ Staff Governor

Term of Office:  20/11/2021 - 19/11/2025


Suzie Lowe ~ Parent Governor (Co-Vice Chair)

Term of Office: 31/01/2023 - 30/01/2027 


Elaine Elliott ~ Staff Governor

Term of Office: 31/01/2023 - 30/01/2027 


The Governing Committee works in partnership with the school's leadership team to provide an environment that respects the needs, values, cultures and opinions of others, where children can develop positive attitudes towards learning, discover success and develop self-esteem.


We are committed to working with the school team to ensure high standards of achievement, behaviour and discipline and to ensure excellence for all our children.


From time to time there are vacancies on the Governing Committee.  If you feel that you have the skills and the time to commit to working in partnership with the school in this way, please contact the Clerk (Mrs Nikki James) and your details will be passed to the Chair of Governors, who will contact you to discuss the role with you in more detail.

Bridge Academy Trust

Acorn Academy joined Bridge Academy Trust on 1st April 2021.


To view our Member and Trustee information please follow this link:  Members and Trustees.


To view the Bridge Academy Trust Annual Accounts and other information please follow this link:  Bridge Academy Trust. 


To view the Bridge Academy Trust Strategic Plan please follow this link:  BAT Strategic Plan 2024-2029

Bridge Academy Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 07663795.

Registered Office: Community Building, Bridge Academy Trust, Brian Close, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9DZ.

Tel: 01245 202 937