Our Governing Body

Our governors are responsible for the management of the academy. They must ensure that resources and finances are used with maximum efficiency and strong value for money.

Find out more about them here.

Academy
Trust Governance

Find out more about our Co-op Academies Trust governance, on our trust website.

Governance

Full Name Trust Governance
How to contact the Governing Body

If you would like to contact our Governing Body please bring a letter to Main Reception marked ‘Confidential for Governors’ along with your contact details.

Or post a letter marked ‘To contact the Governing Body’ to ‘FAO Chair of Governors, Co-op Academy Priesthorpe, Priesthorpe Lane, Pudsey, Leeds, LS28 5SG

This will then be passed on to the Governing Body who will get in contact with you.

www.coopacademies.co.uk

Full Name How to contact the Governing Body
Rachael Bickerstaff (CoG)
Full Name Rachael Bickerstaff (CoG)
Date Appointment 01/07/2017
Category of Governor Sponsor, Chair
Appointed by An employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Sub-committees Finance | Students, Standards and Community
Declarations of Interest None
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 3/3
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020: Finance - 2/2 | Students, Standards and Community - 2/2
Adnan Naqvi
Full Name Adnan Naqvi
Date Appointment 08/09/2020
Category of Governor Sponsor
Appointed by An employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Sub-committees Finance and Resources
Declarations of Interest None
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings N/A
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings N/A
Amar Bhanabhai
Full Name Amar Bhanabhai
Date Appointment 04/10/2019
Category of Governor Parent
Appointed by Election
Sub-committees Finance | Students, Standards and Community
Declarations of Interest None
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 3/3
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020: Finance - 1/1 | Students, Standards and Community - 1/1
Angela Conway
Full Name Angela Conway
Date Appointment 06/11/2017
Category of Governor Parent
Appointed by Election
Sub-committees Students, Standards and Community
Declarations of Interest None
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 3/3
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020: Students, Standards and Community - 1/2
Carrie Burrows-Pinn
Full Name Carrie Burrows-Pinn
Date Appointment 09/03/2020
Category of Governor Staff
Appointed by Election
Sub-committees None
Declarations of Interest None
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 1/1
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings N/A
Claire Pottage
Full Name Claire Pottage
Date Appointment 09/02/2018
Category of Governor Sponsor
Appointed by An employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Sub-committees Students, Standards and Community
Declarations of Interest None
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 1/3
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020: Students, Standards and Community - 1/1
Geoff Nash
Full Name Geoff Nash
Date Appointment 01/07/2017
Category of Governor Co-opted
Appointed by Governing Body
Sub-committees Finance
Declarations of Interest Awaiting information
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 1/3
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020: Finance - 0/2
Ian Featherstone
Full Name Ian Featherstone
Date Appointment 01/07/2017
Category of Governor Co-opted
Appointed by Governing Body
Sub-committees Finance | Students, Standards and Community
Declarations of Interest Governor, Co-op Academy Beckfield from March 2018 | Trustee, Calverley Local History Centre from June 2017 | Director, FYPT Trustees from June 2017
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 3/3
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020: Finance - 2/2 | Students, Standards and Community - 2/2
John Thorne
Full Name John Thorne
Date Appointment 01/07/2017
Category of Governor Local Authority
Appointed by Governing Body
Sub-committees Finance | Students, Standards and Community
Declarations of Interest Governor, Southroyd Primary School and Children's Centre from January 2008 | Chair, City of Leeds School Forum from September 2018 (Forum member since 2008)
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 1/3
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020: Finance - 2/2 | Students, Standards and Community - 2/2
Linda Evers
Full Name Linda Evers
Date Appointment 01/07/2017
Category of Governor Co-opted
Appointed by Governing Body
Sub-committees Finance and Resources | Students, Standards and Community
Declarations of Interest None
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 2/3
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020: Finance - 2/2 | Students, Standards and Community - 1/2
Lucy Brown
Full Name Lucy Brown
Date Appointment 08/09/2020
Category of Governor Sponsor
Appointed by An employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Sub-committees N/A
Declarations of Interest None
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings N/A
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings N/A
Martin Blacoe
Full Name Martin Blacoe
Category of Governor Ex-Officio
Appointed by N/A
Sub-committees Finance | Students, Standards and Community
Declarations of Interest Employee of Co-op Academies Trust
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 3/3
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings Finance: 2/2 | Students, Standards and Community - 2/2
Tom Walling
Full Name Tom Walling
Date Appointment 08/10/2020
Category of Governor Co-opted
Appointed by Governing Body
Sub-committees Students, Standards and Community
Declarations of Interest None
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings N/A
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings N/A
Tracey Metcalfe
Full Name Tracey Metcalfe
Date Appointment 09/10/2017
Category of Governor Staff
Appointed by Election
Sub-committees Students, Standards and Community
Declarations of Interest Awaiting Information
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 3/3
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020: Students, Standards and Community - 2/2
Chalene Mann
Full Name Chalene Mann
Date Appointment 17/09/2018
Category of Governor Sponsor
Appointed by An employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Sub-committees Students, Standards and Community
Declarations of Interest None
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 0/0
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings Students, Standards and Community: 1/1
Date of Resignation 03/11/2019
Colin Wiggins
Full Name Colin Wiggins
Date Appointment 01/07/2017
Category of Governor Staff
Appointed by Election
Sub-committees Finance | Students, Standards and Community
Declarations of Interest None
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 1/1
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings Finance - 1/1 | Students, Standards and Community - 1/1
Date of Resignation 27/11/2019
Jon Church
Full Name Jon Church
Date Appointment 01/07/2017
Category of Governor Sponsor
Appointed by An employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Sub-committees Students, Standards and Community
Declarations of Interest Employee, Co-op
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 1/3
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings Standards and Community: 0/2
Date of Resignation 03/08/2020