The Academy governing body consists of:

Mr Paul Callaghan

Mrs Joan Kennedy

Mr. Derek Duggan

Mr. Jim Farquhar

Councillor Doris McKnight

Mrs Veronica Preston

Mrs Carole Smith

Miss Amy Thompson

Clerk to the Local Governing Body

Mr Stuart Scrafton

c/o Red House Academy

Rutherglen Road



Email: [email protected]

The Local Governing Body will operate a Portfolio Model of governance from the 2015/16 academic year.

The following committees now feed into the Local Governing Body:

  • Finance and Resources
  • Achievement and Climate
  • Behaviour and Safety

Portfolio Holders:

Mr Paul Callaghan, CBE, DL - Chairperson of Local Governing Body, Chairperson of Achievement and Climate Committee, Portfolio Holder Achievement and Climate.

Mrs Carole Smith - Vice Chair of Local Governing Body, Chairperson of Behaviour and Safety Committee, Portfolio Holder Behaviour, Safeguarding and SEN.

Cllr Doris MacKnight - Vice Chair of Behaviour and Safety Committee, Portfolio Holder Teaching and Learning.

Mr Jim Farquhar - Chairperson of Finance and Resources Committee, Portfolio Holder Finance and Resources.

Mr Derek Duggan - Portfolio Holder Health and Safety.

The Academy can confirm that all of our Governors and members of the Senior Leadership Team have completed the related party transaction questionnaire.

Please click here for Declarations of Business Interests.