I am Wendy Eyre, Chair of the Dearne ALC Governing Body. The Governing Body fulfils its statutory role through full governing body meetings every term and committee meetings every month. It is there to provide support and challenge to the school...
I used to work for Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council as a Senior Manager in the School Improvement Team. I understand how schools operate and I work with the school to make things better.
Why I became a Governor at The Dearne ALC: To add value to the school curriculum, improve the opportunities of the students attending the school and assist the school in achieving its objectives.
Students and their families in this community deserve a school that delivers the best education to ensure the children have the same life chances as children from any community across the country. On a day to day basis I ensure this is what I...
The Dearne ALC is a school full of energy, excitement and positivity which lives and breathes its values of aspiration, ambition and achievement. Having helped support the school in previous years I decided to become a governor to help support and...
Why I became a Governor at The Dearne ALC: to contribute to the community and education of 11-16 year olds. To continue to the education and wellbeing of the children in the Dearne and improving life chances.
Why I became a Governor at The Dearne ALC: I’m really interested in making sure Barnsley’s young people reach their full potential.
Why I became a Governor at The Dearne ALC: to develop the school’s career programme and link it to the local employees; to help develop the students to get them ready for work and guide their choice of career and to provide extra support to the...
Why I became a Governor at The Dearne ALC: to support colleagues who work within the school, to achieve the best possible outcomes for the students and to raise aspirations of young people particularly those who come from disadvantaged backgrounds....
“Pupils are helpful, polite and courteous to staff, visitors and to each other. The atmosphere in school is positive, supportive and caring.” Ofsted 2016
“The teaching of mathematics is effective. Most pupils make good progress in this subject.”
68% of students make expected progress or better
“They are given a significant range of extra opportunities which prepare them well for life beyond the school. These pupils speak with passion and confidence about their ambitious aspirations for the future.” Ofsted 2016
of more able students achieved an A or A*
Students leaving with 5 A*-C grades, including English and maths