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.

Martin Sweeney

Category of Governor Co-opted 
Date of Appointment 01/05/17 
Term of office 4 years
Relevant business and pecuniary interest

None to declare

Attendance at Meetings 2016-2017 1/2
   
   
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Zoe Mclean

Category of Governor Parent Governor 
Date of Appointment  01/03/17
Term of office 4 years
Relevant business and pecuniary interest  None specific, her Mother is employed at Oakwood Primary Academy
Attendance at meetings 2016-2017 2/2
   
   
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Helen Whitworth

Category of Governor Co-Opted
Date of Appointment  20/10/16 
Term of office 4 years
Appointed by Co-Operative Group
Relevant busines and pecuniary interest  None to declare
Attendance at Governing Body meetings 2016/2017    4/4
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Giles Hall

Category of Governor: Co-Opted
Date of Appointment:  20/10/16 
Term of office: 4 years
Appointed by: Co-Operative Group
Relevant busines and pecuniary interest Member of Co-operative Group, Marylebone & Yorkshire Cricket Clubs & the Wine Society
Attendance at Governing Body meetings 2016/2017    4/4
   
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Michael Burnett

Category of Governor                                     Teacher

Date of appointment                                         31/10/16

Term of office                                                    4 Years

Date of resignation                                          N/A

Appointed by                                                     Election                                                                            

Relevant busines and pecuniary interest  None to declare
   

Attendance at Governing                                  3/4

body meetings 2016-17

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Jan Ali

Category of Governor                                      Co-opted


Date of appointment                                         01/09/2014


Term of office                                                    4 Years


Date of resignation                                          N/A


Appointed by                                                     Governing Body


                                                                            

Relevant busines and pecuniary interest  Trustee of Church of the Epiphany, Trustee of Leeds County Guide Association, Licensed Reader at the Church of the Epiphany, Brownie Leader 21st Leeds Brownies and a member of Girl Guiding UK
   

                          

Attendance at Governing                 4/4
body meetings 2016-17

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Claire Bennett

Category of Governor                               Co-opted


Date of appointment                                 01/09/2014


Term of office                                           4 Years


Date of resignation                                  n/a


Appointed by                                           Governing Body


Relevant business and pecuniary            Operations Director at Common                                                                              Purpose UK


Attendance record 2016-2017                   2/4

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Neil Braithwaite

Category of Governor                               Sponsor/Interim Chair


Date of appointment                                 01/09/2014


Term of office                                           4 Years


Date of resignation                                  n/a


Appointed by                                           Co-operative Group/ Trust Board


Relevant business and pecuniary interest  Chairman the Guiness Partnership, Chairman Brathay Trust, Director Hontreas Barnados & Director CAT Board

          

Attendance record 2016-2017                   3/4

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Christine Cunningham

Category of Governor                               Staff


Date of appointment                                 01/09/2014


Term of office                                           4 Years


Date of resignation                                  n/a


Appointed by                                           Election


Relevant business and pecuniary            None to declare
interest


Attendance record 2016-2017                   4/4

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Rebecca Ingram

Category of Governor                                                     Head Teacher


Date of appointment                                                        n/a


Term of office                                                                     n/a


Date of resignation                                                         n/a


Appointed by                                                                   n/a


Relevant business and pecuniary                     None to delcare
interest


Attendance records at Governing Body                       4/4
meetings 2016-17

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Donna Joyce

Category of Governor                               Parent


Date of appointment                                 15/05/2015


Term of office                                           4 Years


Date of resignation                                  n/a


Appointed by                                           Election


Relevant business and pecuniary           None to declare
interest


Attendance record 2016-2017                   0/4

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Ainee Khalid

Category of Governor                               Co-opted


Date of appointment                                 01/09/2014


Term of office                                           4 Years


Date of resignation                                  n/a


Appointed by                                           Governing Body


Relevant business and pecuniary            Awaiting Information
interest


Attendance record 2016-2017                   1/4

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Past Governors

Jan Spencer

Category of Governor                            Co-opted


Date of appointment                                01/09/2014


Term of office                                           4 Years


Date of resignation                                  31/08/2017


Appointed by                                           Governing Body


Relevant business and pecuniary interest
School Direct Consultant – Co-op Primary Academies
   

Attendance record 2016-2017                   4/4

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Tampu Mpofu

Category of Governor                               Staff


Date of appointment                                 01/02/2015


Term of office                                           4 Years


Date of resignation                                       01/08/2016


Appointed by                                                 Election


Relevant business and pecuniary            None to declare
interest                                                  
 


Attendance record 2015-2016                   4/5

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Bukosi Ngwenya

Category of Governor                               Parent


Date of appointment                                 01/09/2014


Term of office                                           4 Years


Date of resignation                                  12/10/2016


Appointed by                                           Election


Relevant business and pecuniary            None to declare
interest


Attendance record 2015-2016                   0/5

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Roger Harington

Category of Governor                               LA


Date of appointment                                 01/09/2014


Term of office                                           4 Years


Date of resignation                                  20/05/2016


Appointed by                                           Local Authority


Relevant business and pecuniary            Board Member of School 
interest                                                 of Contemporary Dance.
                                                           Governor at Bankside Primary                                                                     School. Trustee of CATCH.
                                                            Board Member of SHINE
                                                            and SHANTON GIPTON
                                                            and GIPTON Together.
                                                            Deputy Exec Board Children                                                                       Services. UNITE. CND.
                                                            Friend of the Earth.

Attendance record 2015-2016                   2/4

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