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Local Academy Board (LAB)

The Chair of the Local Academy Board, Peter Kelly, may be contacted at Merryfields School. More information regarding our Local Academy Board can be requested via the main office.

Minutes from our meetings can also be requested from the main office. 

For attendance records for our LAB meetings and Committee meetings in 2021.22, please click here



Merryfields Local Academy Board meet each term at a Full LAB, chaired by Peter Kelly. 

Each term, we also have a Finance Committee and a Data/Monitoring Committee, both chaired by Peter Kelly. 

Once each Term, LAB members will arrange a meeting with school, to conduct a review on their area of responsibility. Visit forms are completed for each of these visits and are shared with all other LAB members at the termly full LAB meeting. 


Manor Hall Trust Scheme of Delegation can be found here

Manor Hall Trust Terms of Reference can be found here

Register of Business Interests can be found here 


We currently have some vaccancies on our Local Academy Board. If you are interested in becoming a LAB member of Merryfields School, please contact the school office with an expression of interest and we will be happy to provide you with further information.   

Please see the following letter to parents, regarding a parent governor role - Letter 15th March

Please see the following letter to parents, regarding the governors election - Letter 25th March