Ashton Sixth Form College Local Governing Body

The general role of the Local Governing Body is to provide the local context, challenge and support to the Principal, ensuring the very best local provision is given in the College.  Where more than one LGB is in place, the Chair of each will form a Chairs' Group which will ensure the LGB's have a role in influencing and communicating with the Trustees on the strategic vision of the Trust going forward.

Committee members

The following members serve on the ASFC Local Governing Body:

  • Colin Challenger (Chair)
  • Louise Hall
  • Elaine Grisdale
  • Kamlesh Rajput
  • Richard Allanson (Staff)
  • Hazel Kindley (Staff)
  • Student Council President (16-18)

The local governing body support the vision and mission of the Trust.  The Trust has set the following vision:

"Transforming lives through learning"

Our mission is to:

  • Engender a love of learning through an excellent standard of teaching and learning for all
  • Lay the foundations for career success
  • Promote well-being and inspire students and staff to lead fulfilling lives

Good Governance

The members of the local governing body are committed ensuring quality governance to support the education of the young people who study at the College.  To this end, we actively follow the guidance set out in the DfE's Governance Handbook and Competency Framework.


Register of Interests

Each member, trustee and governor must declare any interests that may conflict with their role with the Trust – these are recorded in the Register of Interests. 

The Trust is required to maintain and publicly disclose the register, which is available on request by contacting cwr@asfc.uk.


Minutes of Meetings 

These documents cover information relating to the way the College is governed and how decisions are made. In some instances information from local governing body minutes will be exempt from disclosure where it contains personal information, information that may damage the commercial interests of the College or that may threaten the health and safety of specific individuals.