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Academy Governance

Astrea Academy Dearne is supported by a Local Governance Committee (LGC). The role of the committee within Astrea Academy Trust is to provide support, challenge and guidance to the academy at a local level, with a focus on driving improvement in educational outcomes.

The members of the committee are:

  • Mat Wright (Chair)
  • Joanne Wilson
  • Tomas Thurogood-Hyde
  • Dimitris Spiliotis
  • John Hays
  • Annette Hearne
  • Samantha Dixon
  • Sian Thiagarajah
  • James Annetts
  • Wendy Eyre
  • Sean Barry
  • Dafydd Cherry

For more information on governance within the Astrea Academy Trust and to see the terms of reference for the committee, please visit

Statutory governance information can be found here.