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Academy Conference 2015/ 16

The Swaledale Alliance ran a conference in May 2016 on the Academisation of schools.

Please find below the presentations that were given by our esteemed guest speakers:

Mike White, Director of the Swaledale Alliance

Academy Conference - May 2016

Andy Lancashire, Princial Adviser, NYCC

The White Paper presentation for GSINs (PB)

Don Parker, Headteacher, Askwith Primary School and CEO of the Yorkshire Collaborative Academy Trust

YCAT presentation Academy Journey

Richard Noake, Diocesan Director of Education for West Yorkshire and the Dales

This presentation will be uploaded as soon as possible.

James Royal, Executive Officer of the Methodist Family of School (MAST)

Academy Conference - MAST Presention

Chris Brien and Andrew George, Department of Education

Academy Conversion


The Swaledale Alliance has also provided some resouces below that were available at the Academy Conference.

Numbers on Role for Schools North of North Yorkshire (from October 2015 census)

Numbers on Role - Oct 2015

Articles of Association

Please find below the links to the Articles of Association for the different Schools and Governors.

  • Church of England Schools

Community Schools - Article of Association

Catholic Schools - Article of Association


Key Questions Asked by Governors