Trustees and Local Governing Body

Any correspondence or communications related to the Education and Leadership Trust should be made to:
Ms P Kane M.A, Whalley Range 11-18 High School, Wilbraham Road, Whalley Range, Manchester, M16 8GW


Trustees and Local Governing Body

Our Board of Trustees govern the Education and Leadership Trust, which comprises of The East Manchester Academy, Whalley Range 11-18 High School and Levenshulme High School in a co-operative academy trust. Our Governing Body is represented by numerous members of the community.

They are responsible for raising standards through guidance and provide strategic direction. Governors are an important part of our school community, and provide essential critical support to the school.


Board of Trustees (2016/17)

Members

  • Michael Chidley (Chair of Trust Board)
    Appointed: 26/02/14
  • Andrew Mullen (Vice Chair)
    Appointed: 23/09/14
    Business & Pecuniary Interests: Employee of the University of Manchester
  • Richard Paver
    Appointed: 23/09/14
    Business & Pecuniary Interests: Commission for the New Economy (Director) / Manchester International Festival (MIF Productions Ltd) (Director) / MIDAS – Manchester Investment and Development Agency Service Ltd (Director) / TfGM Executive Board (Non-Exec. Director) / Education and Leadership Trust (Personal Capacity) / Greater Manchester Combined Authority/AGMA (Treasurer) / Manchester Growth Company (Audit Committee) / Manchester Metropolitan University (Audit Committee)

Directors

All new Directors must be approved by the Board of Trustees.

  • Michael Chidley (Chair of Trust Board)
    Appointed: 26/02/14
  • Andrew Mullen (Vice Chair of Trust Board, Chair of Finance for Audit matters)
    Appointed: 23/09/14 | Term of Office Ends: 22/09/18
    Business & Pecuniary Interests: Employee of the University of Manchester
  • Richard Paver (Chair of Finance)
    Appointed: 23/09/14 | Term of Office Ends: 22/09/17
    Business & Pecuniary Interests: Commission for the New Economy (Director) / Manchester International Festival (MIF Productions Ltd) (Director) / MIDAS – Manchester Investment and Development Agency Service Ltd (Director) / TfGM Executive Board (Non-Exec. Director) / Education and Leadership Trust (Personal Capacity) / Greater Manchester Combined Authority/AGMA (Treasurer) / Manchester Growth Company (Audit Committee) / Manchester Metropolitan University (Audit Committee)
  • Patsy Kane
    Appointed: 26/02/14
    Business & Pecuniary Interests: ASCL Council Member
  • Ronan Brindley
    Appointed: 25/04/16
    Business & Pecuniary Interests: Employee of Manchester Art Gallery
  • Emma Antrobus
    Appointed: 23/09/14 | Term of Office Ends: 22/09/18
    Business & Pecuniary Interests: Director of the Kingsway Community Trust
  • John Moran
    Appointed: 29/07/10 | Term of Office Ends: 31/08/20
    Business & Pecuniary Interests: Governor at St Barnabas CE Primary Academy

Local Governing Body (The East Manchester Academy)

All positions are appointed by the Board of Trustees.

Community:

  • John Moran (Chair of Governors)
    Appointed: 01/09/16 | Term of office: 01/09/20
    Business & Pecuniary Interests: Governor at St Barnabas C of E Primary
  • David Regan (Vice Chair)
    Appointed: 01/09/16 | Term of office: 01/09/20
  • Neil Smith
    Appointed: 20/09/16 | Term of office: 20/09/20
    Business & Pecuniary Interests: DHT at Manchester Grammar School
  • Dirk Pittaway
    Appointed: 15/11/16 | Term of office: 15/11/20
  • Jessica Bowles
    Appointed: 22/12/16 | Term of office: 22/12/20

Staff:

  • Colin Walton (teaching staff)
    Appointed: 21/10/16 | Term of office: 21/10/20
  • David Elms (support staff)
    Appointed: 01/09/16 | Term of office: 01/09/20

Parent

  • Susan Naouali
    Appointed: 20/01/17 | Term of office: 20/01/21

Headteacher:

  • Patsy Kane (Executive Headteacher)
    Business & Pecuniary Interests: ASCL Council Member
  • Anthony Benedict (Academy Headteacher)

Governing Body Committees and Chair

Meeting Type Key/Reference Chair of Meeting
Local Governing Body (LGB) John Moran
Finance and Resources (F&R) Dirk Pittaway
Curriculum and Standards (C&S) Neil Smith
Wellbeing (WB) David Regan

 

 


The Education and Leadership Trust Director Attendance at meetings 2015/16

Director Trust board (TB) meetings TB meetings attended Finance Comms Finance Comms attended
Mike Chidley 5 5 4 4
Patsy Kane 5 5 4 4
Andrew Mullen 5 4 4 3
Dr Chris Turner 2 2 1 1
Richard Paver 5 2 4 4
Emma Antrobus 5 5 4 4
Justin Eagleton 5 2 N/A N/A
Ronan Brindley 2 1 N/A N/A

Governors’ Attendance at Meetings (2015/16)

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Contact the Chair of Governors


If parents / carers wish to contact school governors, please route any enquiry or written correspondence (addressed private and confidential) to Mr J. Moran, Chair of Governors, via school. Alternatively, email Miss C Hunt, Headteacher’s PA: c.hunt@temac.co.uk