To be an exceptional and responsive academy sponsor providing life changing education, skills and experiences for individuals in our academies and in their communities.
- We believe that education can transform lives
- We respect the individual, relishing the contribution that diversity brings
- We strive to be the best we can be, actively and with pride
- We look after our environment to keep it safe, healthy and inclusive
- We lead by example and work as a team
- We take responsibility for our own actions and are active in finding solutions to any problems
- We respond flexibly to the needs of our students and take advantage of opportunities in the City of Leeds and the wider world
Leeds City Academy LAB Members
Richard is the Principal of Leeds City Academy.
John Leach - Chair
22/09/2022 – 24/09/2025
Professor John Leach recently retired from a 40-year career in education. He has held various senior leadership positions in Higher Education, and has served as a Head of Department, Dean and Pro Vice-Chancellor in 4 Universities. He has longstanding experience as a Non-Executive Director, including school governance across the maintained, independent and academies sectors at primary and secondary levels.
Jill Wood - Board Appointee
23/11/2021 - 22/11/2024
Jill was previously a Headteacher at Little London Primary School.
Paula Rego - Parent Governor
23/11/2021 - 22/11/2024
Sophia Din - Parent Governor
18/01/22 - 17/01/2025
Sophie is a Regional Diversity, Inclusion Participation Manager at Health Education England
Christine Harvey - Staff Governor
Christine is the Director of ICT & Digital Learning at Leeds City Academy
Samuel Wilson - Board Appointee
Director of Student Education, Lecturer of Computing at University of Leeds.
Jacob works at the HMRC and has various roles within the Finance Data department.
Jane is a visiting Lecturer and Link Tutor at Leeds Trinity University, team leader for Criminology BTEC external exams at WJEC, NPQ assessing and QA moderating / lead assessor ar Roehamption University and self employed assessing counselling students and conducting access arrangement assessments for schools/colleges/apprenticeship providers.
LAB Attendance Register
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LAB Member List
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White Rose Academies Trust of Board Directors
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Register of Interests 2023-24
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White Rose Academies Trust Annual Reports and Accounts
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