Our governors

Governors are one of the largest volunteer forces in the country and have an important part to play in raising standards in schools. At our academy, governors include representatives of staff, parents, our sponsor The Co-op and other local organisations.

To contact our governors please use the main academy contact details.

Academy
Governors
Jane Bates
Full Name Jane Bates
Title Chair of Governors
Date Appointment 01/09/2018
Category of Governor Sponsor, Chair
Appointed by An employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Sub-committees Finance
Declarations of Interest Awaiting Information
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019/20 - 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019/20 Finance – 2/2
Ian Arnold
Full Name Ian Arnold
Date Appointment 25/07/2019
Category of Governor Sponsor
Appointed by An employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Sub-committees Finance Committee
Declarations of Interest None to Declare
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019/20 - 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019/20 Finance - 2/2
Elizabeth Atkinson
Full Name Elizabeth Atkinson
Date Appointment 01/11/2018
Category of Governor Staff
Appointed by Election
Sub-committees Finance, HR & Curriculum
Declarations of Interest None to Declare
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019/20 - 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019/20 Finance – 2/2, HR & Curriculum – 2/2
Christopher Beard
Full Name Christopher Beard
Title Headteacher
Category of Governor Ex-Officio
Appointed by N/A
Declarations of Interest Awaiting Information
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings N/A
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings N/A
Michelle Bond
Full Name Michelle Bond
Date Appointment 25/10/2019
Category of Governor Parent
Appointed by Election
Sub-committees HR and Curriculum
Declarations of Interest Employee at Camberwell Park Specialist Support School. Son attends Co-op Academy Manchester and the 105th Manchester Scout group, which use the Academy facilities on a weekly basis.
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019/20 - 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019/20 HR & Curriculum – 1/1
Richard Chew
Full Name Richard Chew
Date Appointment 03/07/2020
Category of Governor Sponsor
Appointed by An employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Sub-committees Finance
Declarations of Interest Awaiting Information
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019/20 - 1/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019/20 Finance – 2/2
Geoff Clarke
Full Name Geoff Clarke
Title Chair of HR and curriculum committee
Date Appointment 01/09/2018
Category of Governor Co-opted
Appointed by The governing body
Sub-committees HR and Curriculum
Declarations of Interest Co-op Academy Trust Board: Director, Co-op Pension Scheme: Pensioner, Oakdale School: Governor, Coop Academy Manchester: Governor
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019/20 - 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019/20 HR & Curriculum – 2/2
Lorna Holden
Full Name Lorna Holden
Date Appointment 13/03/2018
Category of Governor Parent
Appointed by Election
Sub-committees HR & Curriculum, Community Engagement
Declarations of Interest Pike Fold Primary: Governor - Vice Chair
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019/20 - 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019/20 HR & curriculum – 2/2, Community engagement – 1/2
Tracy Langton
Full Name Tracy Langton
Title Chair of Community Engagement Committee
Date Appointment 01/09/2018
Category of Governor Co-opted
Appointed by The governing body
Sub-committees Community Engagement, Finance
Declarations of Interest Cheetham Hill Centre: Trustee
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019/20 - 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019/20 Community Engagement: 2/2, Finance - 1/2
Gail Lyon
Full Name Gail Lyon
Date Appointment 01/09/2017
Category of Governor Sponsor
Appointed by An employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Sub-committees Community Engagement, HR and Curriculum
Declarations of Interest Chartered Institute of Marketing: Member
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019/20 – 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019/20 Community engagement – 0/2, HR & Curriculum – 2/2
Melanie McMorrow
Full Name Melanie McMorrow
Category of Governor Ex-Officio
Appointed by N/A
Sub-committees Community Engagement, Finance
Declarations of Interest Awaiting Information
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings N/A
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings N/A
Date of Resignation 30/10/2020
Naeem Moosa
Full Name Naeem Moosa
Date Appointment 26/02/2018
Category of Governor Staff
Appointed by Election
Sub-committees HR and Curriculum
Declarations of Interest National Education Union: Member
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019/20 – 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019/20 HR & Curriculum – 2/2
Fiona Moore
Full Name Fiona Moore
Date Appointment 10/02/2020
Category of Governor Co-opted
Appointed by The governing body
Sub-committees N/A
Declarations of Interest None to Declare
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019/20 - 1/1
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings N/A
Former governors
Stephen Brice
Full Name Stephen Brice
Title Principal
Category of Governor Ex-officio
Sub-committees Community Engagement, Finance
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2018/19 – 4/4
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2018/19 Community engagement – 2/3 Finance – 3/3
Date of Resignation 01/09/2020
Louise Quinn
Full Name Louise Quinn
Date Appointment 15/03/2016
Category of Governor Partnership
Sub-committees Community Engagement
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2018/19 Community engagement – 1/3
Date of Resignation 14/03/2020
Melanie McMorrow
Full Name Melanie McMorrow
Category of Governor Ex-Officio
Appointed by N/A
Sub-committees Community Engagement, Finance
Declarations of Interest Awaiting Information
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings N/A
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings N/A
Date of Resignation 30/10/2020