Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyWhat a brilliant night last night at the Spring Concert.Thanks to all the performers and also Mrs B, Ms N and the VOYS for all their support in making this happen. hours ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyWednesday brings another bronze Dofe evening walk, what a laugh! The students had a great time & did really well with nav work! Osmotherly has seen us 3 times this week & the students have been ace! Excellent work all - proud of you! 3 weekends & it will be the practice exped 👍 hours ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademySophie, Kelly and Lara have been hard at work making the biggest Fibonacci spiral they possibly could! Keep up the brilliant work girls! hours ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyReminder! Our school spring concert is tomorrow evening (Wednesday) from 7pm in the main hall! £2.50 adults and £1.50 child! Be great to see you there for a fantastic evening! 🎁1 day ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyCracking evening on another Bronze Dofe evening walk! This time in Osmotherly! Lovely students and despite the weather the students were enthusiastic and motivated to complete the 10km route. Always showing their best which is great to see. Very proud of our students!! 👍 day ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyA superb evening walk with some of the year 10 students tonight - nav skills coming on well 👍 scorcher of an evening to enjoy outside! Really was impressed with the groups team work together! A great way to end the day - roll on next week for next evening walk! days ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyLooking forward to seeing everyone at our Year 7 parents evening which will take place later today from 4-7pm.1 week ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyYear 10 boys played their final game of the season against Manor last night at home for the top spot. It ended up 2-0 to Manor but what a great evening of football. Weve finished 2nd by 2pts but very proud of the lads. Big thanks to Mr Metcalfe their manger for all his hard work!1 week ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyDofe Bronze evening Walk - 16th April and the suns shinning. Small group due to boys playing football match at school but what a lovely evening. Mrs Ward and Mr Rampling really were impressed with the students. Lovely evening to be in Bylands Abbey prepping for their expeditions! week ago
Vale of York Academy
Vale of York Academy
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Vale of York Academy
Vale of York Academy
Barlby High School
Manor CE Academy
Poppleton Ousebank Primary
Forest of Galtres Primary
Burton Green Primary


Our Governors

The governing body provides the school with a wide range of qualifications, skills and experience which supports the Senior Leadership team in vital decisions that enhance the schools environment, curriculum and delivery of the best educational experience possible.

To contact our Chair of Governors, Mr Kesterton, please click on his name below to open an email link. 

 Governor PostNameFromToCommittee ResponsibilitiesSLT Link and Duties
J.Kesterton_800pxChair (elected on 13/07/2017)Mr J Kesterton10/12/201409/12/2018Local Governing
Pay Review
Principal – Mrs H Dowds
Vision & Strategy, English and Maths
P.Looker_800pxVice ChairMr P LookerLocal Governing
Assistant VP – Mrs E Hardy
ALL Student Progress Data, IAG, Intervention and P8 Open Subjects
A.Davies_800pxCo-optedMrs A Davies12/10/201511/10/2019Local Governing
Business Manager – Ms W Munro
Budget, Facilities, Health & Safety and
P.Hodge_800pxParentMr P Hodge10/02/201509/02/2019Local Governing
Vice Principal – Mr M Halifax
CPD, Quality of Teaching, Curriculum Leaders Oversight and EBACC Subjects
Trust Appointed
Miss E Owens08/02/201707/02/2021Associate AP – Mr S Stancliffe
Administration and Events
S.Byrne_800pxLocal AuthorityMs S Byrne26/04/201625/04/2020Local GoverningAssociate AP – Mr R Orr
Community Co-ordinator
HelenDowds_VOY_800pxPrincipalMrs H Dowds04/09/2017ALL
M.Zulkernain_800pxStaffMs M ZulkernainLocal Governing
Attainment, Learning & Monitoring
Outgoing Governor (Chair) Mr P Black19/07/201616/05/2017Local GoverningPrincipal – Mrs H Dowds
Vision & Strategy

Other persons associated with the governing body are listed below:

 PostNameFromToCommittee ResponsibilitiesSLT Link and Duties
BrianCrosby_VOY_800pxExecutive PrincipalMr B Crosby04/09/2017ALL
L.Andrews-Wilson_800pxClerkMrs L Andrews-Wilson07/01/2014ALLN/A

The ‘Registered Business Interests’ of our Governors can be viewed by clicking here

The ‘Attendance Record’ for Governors can be viewed by clicking here

If you are interested in becoming a Governor for our school, please contact us on 01904 560000.