Meet Our Governors

The academy is part of The Co-operative Academies Trust, a multi-academy trust. Please visit the Trust website to find out about the Board of Directors and also to view the Trust's Annual ReportPolicies and Financial Statements. 

The Trust and its academies operate within an established Scheme of Delegation detailing those matters that are reserved for the Board and delegated to governors and Principal. 

Decisions reserved for the Trust Board include providing strategic direction to the Trust, ensuring financial viability, establishing an Audit Committee and compliance with Department for Education requirements.

The governors at each academy are responsible for the management of the business of the academy including adopting an annual plan and budget, monitoring the academies by the use of targets and budgets and senior staff appointments. 

Patricia Swann

Category of Governor

Co-Opted

Date of Appointment

22/11/2016

Term of Office

4 years

Date of Resignation

N/A

Appointed by

Governing Body

Relevant business and pecuniary interest

None to decalre

Attendance Record 2015/2016

N/A

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Mark Fox

Category of Governor Parent
Date of Appointment 1/3/2017
Term of Office 4 years
Date of Resignation N/A
Appointed by Governing Body
Relevant business and pecuniary interest None to declare
Attendance Record 2015/2016 N/A
 
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Robin Williamson

Category of Governor

Co-Opted

Date of Appointment

5/10/2016

Term of Office

4 years

Date of Resignation

N/A

Appointed by

Governing Body

Relevant business and pecuniary interest

None to decalre

Attendance Record 2015/2016

N/A

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Peter Ball

Category of Governor

Sponsor

Date of Appointment

5/10/16

Term of Office

4 years

Date of Resignation

N/A

Appointed by

Co-Operative Group

Relevant business and pecuniary interest

None to declare

Attendance Record 2015/2016

N/A
 
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Debbie Bellis

Category of Governor Teaching staff
Date of Appointment 26/11/2015
Term of Office 4 years
Date of resignation N/A
Apppinted by Election
Relevant business and pecuniary interest None to declare
Attendance Record 2015 - 2016 3/4
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Haley Crispin

Category of Governor                               Staff

Date of appointment                                 26/11/2015

Term of office                                             4 Years

Date of resignation                                   n/a

Appointed by                                             Election

Relevant business and pecuniary        None to declare
interest

Attendance record 2015-2016                3/4

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Rebecca Ingram

Category of Governor Executive Headteacher
Date of Appointment N/A
Term of  Office N/A
Date of Resignation N/A
Appointed by N/A
Relevant business and pecuniary interest None to declare
Attendance Record 2015/2016 4/4
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Dave Johnson

Category of Governor Sponsor
Date of Appointment 5/9/2016
Term of Office 4 years
Date of resignation N/A
Appointed by Co-Operative Group
Relevant business and pecuniary interests None to declare
Attendance at Governing Body meetings 2015/2016 N/A
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Nazia Khan

Category of Governor Parent
Date of appointment 26/11/2015
Term of Office 4 years
Date of Resignation N/A
Appointed by Election
Relevant business and pecuniary interests None to declare
Attendance record 2015/2016 1/4
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Alison Lesurf

Category of Governor Co-Opted
Date of Appointment 1/9/2014
Term of office 4 years
Date of Resignation N/A
Appointed by Governing Body
Relevant business and pecuniary interests Association of Language Learning
Attendance record 2015/2016 4/5

      

  

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Frank Norris

Category of Governor Sponsor/Interim Chair
Date of Appointment 13/1/2016
Term of office To be reviewed after 6 months
Date of Resignation N/A
Appointed by Trust Board
Relevant business and pecuniary interest

Non-Executive Director of Paperworks based in Leeds.

Committee member at Bramhall Cricket Club, Cheshire

Attendance Record 2015/2016 2/2
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Matthew Price

Category of Governor Co-Opted
Date of Appointment 15/2/2015
Term of Office 4 years
Date of Resignation N/A
Appointed by Governing Body
Relevant business and pecuniary interest

Employee of Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Post graduate student at University of Leeds

Attendance Record 2015/2016 4/5
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Sarah Pudney

Category of Governor Co-Opted
Date of Appointment 1/9/2014
Term of Office 4 years
Date of Resignation N/A
Appointed by Governing Body
Relevant business and pecuniary interest Senior Manager, Finance Directorate, NHS England
Attendance record 2015/2016 5/5


                                      

Attendance record 2015-2016                    5/5

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Michael Smith

Category of Governor Sponsor
Date of Appointment 1/9/2014
Term of Office 4 years
Date of Resignation N/A
Appointed by Co-Operative Group
Relevant business and pecuniary interest Chair of Governing body at Sowerby Bridge High School
Attendance record 2015/2016 5/5

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Previous Governors 

Laura Hassoul

Category of Governor


Co-Opted

Date of Appointment 28/2/2017
Term of Office 4 years
Date of Resignation 22/3/2017
Appointed by Governing Body
Relevant business and pecuniary interest Awaiting information
Attendance Record 2015/2016 N/A
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Mike Urwin

Category of Governor Co-Opted
Date of Appointment 13/7/2015
Term of Office 4 years
Date of resignation 31/08/2016
Appointed by Governing Body
Relevant business and pecuniary interests Governor at Carr manor Primary School
Attendance record 2015/2016 3/5
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Alexander MacLeod

Category of Governor                        Co-opted


Date of Appointment                          06/10/2015


Term of Office                                    4 Years


Date of Resignation                            24/03/2016


Appointed by                                    Governing Body


Relevant business and                     Programme Manager at Leeds City       pecuniary interests                           Council. Wife is a Highways Planning                                                         Development Manager at Leeds City                                                           Council.                


Attendance Records                        1/3                                                       at Governing body meetings                                                                       2014-15                                                    

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Lorinda Robinson

Category of Governor                            Sponsor/Chair


Date of appointment                               26/11/2015


Term of office                                        4 Years


Date of resignation from                         12/02/2016                                     Governing Body


Appointed by                                         Co-operative Group/Trust Board


Relevant business and                          Charted Institue of Marketing -         pecuniary interest                                  member from 1982 to date


Attendance records at Governing             2/2                                               Body meetings 2014-2015

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