Academy Advisory Committee Challenge and Support


The Manorside Academy Advisory Committee (AAC) is a voluntary committee comprising parent volunteers and independent local community members who provide their time and expertise (Support) for the benefit of the school, its pupils and staff. Its primary function is to hold the school to account (Challenge) against its general performance and the value it adds to each of the pupils it provides education to and equally to provide independent support for a range of administrative tasks.


The Manorside AAC comprises the following members:


Chairperson – Vacancy


Mrs Sarah Smith – independent member

Profile: As the Primary Outreach Coordinator at Bournemouth University I have a strong commitment to raising and supporting the aspirations of young people. I believe the earlier young people can start to think and plan for their future the more likelihood they have of reaching their goals. I have worked in Outreach at the University for the past 12 years working with both Primary and Secondary Schools across Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset.  Prior to this I lived in London and as a music graduate I taught Classical Piano to all ages including adults and children with SEN. I still play the piano and now enjoy teaching my son. I am dedicated to supporting students particularly those students who face the biggest challenges to ensure they achieve the very highest standards.


Mrs Kruti StHelen – parent member

Profile: I am the Safeguarding AAC Member at Manorside Academy. I am dedicated in helping the school work hard in achieving excellence and maintaining high standards for your child and all children that pass through the school over time.
Outside of the school, I am a qualified Counsellor/Psychotherapist and I run my own my private practice as well as conduct training and seminars for various organisations, including the NHS, on mental health. In my spare time,  I like reading and writing. I love spending time with my family, especially when it involves being outdoors.


Independent member – vacancy



AAC  Members Attendance Record 2017-2018

School Information

Thought of the week

Clay P. Bedford You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiousity he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.


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