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
Sandip Patel

sandip.patel@coop.uk

Full Name Sandip Patel
Title Chair of Governors
Date Appointment 20/09/2021
Category of Governor (CoG)
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 None
Declarations of Interest None
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2020-2021: 5/5
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2020-2021: N/A
Amar Bhanabhai

amar.b@jensonknight.com

Full Name Amar Bhanabhai
Date Appointment 04/10/2019
Category of Governor Parent
Appointed by Election
Sub-committees None
Declarations of Interest None
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2020-2021: 5/5
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2020-2021: 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 None
Declarations of Interest Awaiting information
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2020-2021: 0/5
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2020-2021: N/A
Julie Lloyd
Full Name Julie Lloyd
Date Appointment 01/09/2021
Category of Governor Sponsor
Appointed by An employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Sub-committees None
Declarations of Interest None
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2020-2021: N/A
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2020-2021: N/A
Tom Walling
Full Name Tom Walling
Date Appointment 08/10/2020
Category of Governor Community
Appointed by Academy Governing Council
Sub-committees None
Declarations of Interest Awaiting information
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2020-2021: 3/5
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2020-2021: N/A
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 None
Declarations of Interest None
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2020-2021: 3/5
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2020-2021: N/A
Martin Blacoe

martin.blacoe@coopacademies.co.uk

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
Carrie Burrows-Pinn

carrie.burrows-pinn@coopacademies.co.uk

Full Name Carrie Burrows-Pinn
Date Appointment 09/03/2020
Category of Governor Staff
Appointed by Election
Sub-committees None
Declarations of Interest Awaiting information
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2020-2021: 5/5
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2020-2021: N/A
Tracey Metcalfe

tracey.metcalfe@coopacademies.co.uk

Full Name Tracey Metcalfe
Date Appointment 09/10/2017
Category of Governor Staff
Appointed by Election
Sub-committees None
Declarations of Interest Awaiting Information
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2020-2021: 5/5
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2020-2021: N/A