Moorland Local Advisory Committee
The Moorland LAC has recently been expanded to now include Wolborough academy, who join Ilsington, Moretonhampstead and Widecombe-in-the-Moor academies and the former Newton and Teign Hub, Bearnes and Hennock academies. The Moorland LAC clerk is Louise Lloyd, she can be contacted through her email address Louise.Lloyd@thelink.academy. This Committee is more recent in its formation but has a very strong group of experienced governors collaborating to support the academies. The Moorland LAC was initiated in February 2020 when the academies were re-brokered into the Link.
Parent Governor - Hennock
Parent Governor - Bearnes
Parent Governor - Moretonhampstead
Parent Governor - Widecombe
Parent Governor - Ilsington
East Devon Local Advisory Committee
The East Devon LAC serves Drakes and Otterton primary academies which was previously a Federation. This group underwent some changes on joining the Trust and while small, are a significant support to these two small schools. The East Devon LAC is clerked by Fran Mills and can be contacted on this email address Fran.email@example.com. The two schools worked very closely with the Link in a Management Partnership until December 2019 when the schools became academies and joined the Link.
Parent Governor - Otterton
Parent Governor - Drake's
Totnes Local Advisory Committee
Totnes LAC serves Broadhempston, Diptford, Harbertonford, Landscove, Sparkwell and Stoke Gabriel primary academies. The Totnes LAC clerk is Nicol Bush, she can be contacted through her email address Nicol.Bush@thelink.academy. Totnes and Newton and Teign Federations were the first Hubs to be formed as they were operating as such when the Trust was established. Newton and Teign have now joined with the Moorland LAC. These were the two Federations that joined together to form the Link Academy Trust in April 2016.
Chair, Community Governor - Broadhempston
Vice Chair, Parent Governor - Harbertonford
Lead in Safeguarding, Parent Governor Broadhempston
Parent Governor - Diptford
Parent Governor - Landscove
Parent Governor - Sparkwell
Parent Governor - Stoke Gabriel
Mid Devon Local Advisory Committee
Mid Devon LAC serves Cheriton Bishop, Tedburn St Mary, Yeoford and Morchard Bishop C of E primary academies. The Mid Devon LAC Board is clerked by Pam Down and can be contacted on this email address Pam.Down@thelink.academy. The three Woodleigh schools joined the Trust in March 2018, they were a Federation and the Local Board simply moved across, with Morchard Bishop adding to the group most recently in October 2021.
Chair - Community Governor
Parent Governor - Cheriton Bishop
Parent Governor - Yeoford
Parent Governor - Tedburn St Mary