Local Governance

As part of Penk Valley Academy Trust, The Rural Enterprise Academy is accountable to the Board of Trustees and its committees.

You can find out more about the governance of Penk Valley Academy trust on the trust website www.penkvalley.co.uk
The trustees have delegated certain matters of governance to a Local Governing Committee in each of its schools.
Below you can find information about the committee.

Name Nature of office Term of office Declaration of interests
Jenny Steel Chair (Parent) 13.11.2019 – 12.11.2023 None
Jamie Cook Vice Chair 09.06.2021 – 08.06.2025 Curriculum Manager, South Staffordshire College
Alice Corrigan Headteacher Ex-officio by virtue of office held None
Deb Cunnion Staff Governor 01.08.2019 – 31.07.2023 SENCo at The Rural Enterpirse Academy
Clive Noak Trustee – Penk Valley Academy Trust 01.08.2019 – 31.07.2023 None
Liam Meredith Co-opted Governor 09.06.2021 – 08.06.2025 Assistant Headteacher, Penkridge Middle School
Nicola Truman Co-opted Governor 09.06.2021 – 08.06.2025 Safeguarding Officer, South Staffordshire College

Amanda Stevenson-Bate Parent Governor 16.12.2021 – 15.12.2025 None

Read our Terms of Reference for Local Governing Committees

If you are interested in joining the Local Governing Committee
then please contact the clerk Caroline Perry via enquries@ruralenterpriseacademy.com