Mapplewell Primary is part of HCAT academy trust. Please click here for HCAT trustees and members information.

Our Register of Business Interests is as such

Register of Business Interest

HCAT Constitution and Terms of Reference

Our Responsibilities

  • Developing the strategic plan for the school
  • Determining aims, policies and priorities for the school
  • Approving the school budget
  • Appointment and dismissal of staff
  • Setting statutory and non-statutory targets
  • Monitoring and evaluating the work of the school
  • Drafting the school profile.
  • Reviewing progress against the school’s budget and objectives
  • Securing high levels of attendance and good standards of pupil behaviour
  • Ensuring pupils have access to a broad and balanced curriculum, to prepare them for the future
  • Maintenance of school buildings
  • Ensuring the health and safety of pupils and staff

Mapplewell Primary Governing Body comprises of  community governors,  local authority governors,  parent governors and  staff governors.


The Different Types of Governors 

  • Local Authority (LA) Governors: appointed by the Local Authority that maintains the school.
  • Community Governors: appointed by the governing body to represent the community. A community governor does not need to have any previous experience or knowledge of education, nor do they need to have children.
  • Parent Governors: elected onto the governing body by other parents from the school, and are usually parents of children in attendance at the school.
  • Staff Governors: elected onto the governing body by staff at the school.