SCHOOL
COMMUNITY
BOARD

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Representatives

Newport Community School Primary Academy is part of the Tarka Learning Partnership. All schools within the trust are responsible to the Directors and Members of the Trust. 

Newport Community School became an Academy on 1st August 2011 and is formally known as Newport Community School Primary Academy (NCSPA). In 2018, the school became part of a Multi-academy Trust known as the Tarka Learning Partnership.
 

School Community Board

 

The Chair of our board is David Cresswell and he can be contacted in writing through Newport Community School Primary Academy, Landkey Road, Barnstaple, Devon EX32 9BW.

 

The Tarka Learning partnership is a registered company at Companies House.  An annual financial record is compiled each year and sent out to parents and relevant community partners.  This statement is available through the school office and the Academy’s website.

 

The School Community Board is responsible for ensuring that the school provides the best possible education for the children, and to see that it fulfills all the requirements laid down by law.  Our School Community Board is made up of community members.

 

Parent representative are elected by the parents of children at the school, and teacher and non-teaching staff governors by their colleagues. Elections are held every four years, unless a vacancy arises. 

 

The School Community Board members are:-

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David Cresswell

Chair of the School Community Board - Parent Representative

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Kieran Kidd

Community Representative

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Laura Kies

Staff Representative Occupation Head Teacher

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Jo Hill

Staff Representative Occupation Teaching Assistant

ATTENDANCE AT MEETINGS

(School Representatives can be contacted through the school: 01271 376252 or email 
admin@newportprimary.devon.sch.uk. Letters can also be handed into the school office).

 

The School Community Board meet six times a year as a whole.  This board discusses the community, curriculum, home-school links and all aspects of pupils experience within the school. The Tarka Learning partnership’s Board of Trustees oversees the work of Newport’s School Community Board in accordance with a delegated scheme of Governance.