The Governing Body


The Role of Governor


The roles of individual Governors, and subsequently members of a Governing

Body, work collectively to perform a strategic role and carry out key functions

such as:

· Discuss and set the aims and objectives for the Academy.

· Set the required policies for achieving those aims and objectives.

· Set the required targets for achieving those aims and objectives.

· Monitor and evaluate the progress that the Academy is making towards its set

aims and objectives.


Finally, the role of role of the Academy Governor is to be a source of challenge

and support to the Principal, i.e. a 'critical friend.'


The Governing Body of Dukes and Duchesses of Cambridge Academy


The Academy is a member of the --------------- . Ultimate responsibility for the

Academy rests with the Board of Trustees, but much of the work of the Board is

delegated to the Local Governing Body which is comprised of Governors of the

Academy. Some Governors are appointed by the board whilst others are elected by

parents/guardians of students at the Academy or by staff. The details of the

Governors at Dukes and Duchesses of Cambridge Academy can be obtained by

request in writing to the Head Principal of the School.


The School is committed to the vital contribution all Governors and staff can make

to safeguarding children. We will strive to make sure that every student in the

School feels secure, well cared for, and able to reach their full potential.

We will ensure all our own staff, other professionals, parents/carers and students

 work together to know the rules about keeping children safe. They will understand

the importance of following procedures and listening to each other, especially

when there are concerns about safety.

The School will work hard to reduce all the kinds of harm that children can suffer,

including abuse, bullying, discrimination and avoidable injuries. If you have any

concerns at all about the safety or welfare of a child please do not hesitate to

contact us.


The School Lead Designated Child Protection Officer is:

Mrs ------------, Executive Principal


The Deputy Lead Designated Child protection person is:

Miss ------------, Family Liaison and Welfare Manager 

 Governor responsible for Safeguarding is:



The contact details are:

Email: admin@dudesandduchessesofcambridge.com


Tel: 080---------------

Student Welfare


The School has a range of policies and procedures in place thatensure the welfare

of all of our students. Several of these policies set out expectations about good

behaviour. This means everyone feels safe and can learn, this includes good

learning behaviour around the School and in lessons and also rules about how you

communicate and behave appropriately towards other students and staff.


If you have any questions or concerns regarding the welfare of your own

son/daughter, please contact the Principal or Vice Principal via the School office.


Excellent attendance is the expectation at Dukes and Duchesses of Cambridge

Academy. The expectation is that pupils attend every day unless they are unwell,

in which case parents or carers are expected to contact the School before 9am on

each morning of absence.

Name and contact details of the Family Liaison Officer at DADOC:

Mrs.  ----------------


Email: admin@dudesandduchessesofcambridge.com


Tel: 080---------------

Majority of our board of trustees are non-executive directors most of who do not receive remuneration but are passionate with the development of a sound education system fit-for-purpose in our current generation.

Children are the leaders of tomorrow. We all love our children and want them to do well as they grow.

However, keeping our children safe from various aspect of life is very important to us. We work in partnership with parents to ensure that their children's safety are taken care of.

Shoul you have any concern with the safety of your child, we encourage you to contact us immediately.

Our students are trained to have respect for others value other students of different gender. We want every student to fee safe and valued both inside and outside the academy, we achieve this by embedding Equality and Fairness into our process.

This give our students the confidence needed to stand tall and thrive in whatever circumstances they face, building them as future leaders.