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Lawnside Academy

Local Governing Body

Lawnside Academy's Local Governing Body operates to support and hold the Principal to account for the performance of students and staff and to engage meaningfully with all parents/carers, enabling them to put forward their views at key points in their child’s education.  Our Local Governing Body are:


Cheryl Johnson - Principal

Maurice Jones - Co-opted Governor (Vice Chair)

Vanessa Osborn - Co-opted Governor

Dawn Sullivan - Co-opted Governor

Lucy Blackford - Staff Governor


Governors can be contacted via our Clerk to the Governors by email at


Appointing Governors

We are currently looking for new governors to join our friendly governing body. Our governors have a range of different backgrounds, skills and experience but all share a common interest of wanting the best possible education for the children in our school.

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a governor please contact the Clerk to the Governors by email at


Governance Documents