Our Governing Body

Governors are volunteers who give up their time to help our academy be the best it can be. Their role is to work together with academy leaders to set the strategic direction of the academy.


Should you wish to contact our Governors please see our contact details


Find out more about our Co-op Academies Trust Governance: www.coopacademies.co.uk/about-us/governance

Academy
Governors
Simon Plunkett
Full Name Simon Plunkett
Title Chair of Governors
Date Appointment 01/02/2018
Category of Governor Sponsor, Chair
Appointed by An employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Sub-committees Finance and Student Standards
Declarations of Interest None to declare
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020 : 1/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020 Finance : 1/2 2019-2020 Student Standards : 1/2
Neil D'Arcy
Full Name Neil D'Arcy
Date Appointment 21/02/2018
Category of Governor Parent
Appointed by Election
Sub-committees Finance
Declarations of Interest Canal & River Trust-Employee 507th ‘Invictus’ Explorer Scouts-Treasurer, One of the Governor’s children attend Co-op Academy Swinton
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020 : 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020 Finance : 2/2
Malcolm Dodd
Full Name Malcolm Dodd
Date Appointment 01/03/2018
Category of Governor Staff
Appointed by Election
Sub-committees Student Standards
Declarations of Interest None to declare
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020 : 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020 Student Standards : 2/2
David Furnival
Full Name David Furnival
Date Appointment 01/03/2018
Category of Governor Partnership
Appointed by Governing Body
Sub-committees Finance and Student Standards
Declarations of Interest Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust-Employee
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020 : 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020 Finance : 2/2 2019-2020 Student Standards : 1/2
Paul Griffin
Full Name Paul Griffin
Date Appointment 12/01/2021
Category of Governor Sponsor
Appointed by An employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Sub-committees Awaiting information
Declarations of Interest None Declared
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings N/A
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings N/A
Mark Harrison
Full Name Mark Harrison
Category of Governor Ex-officio
Appointed by N/A
Sub-committees Finance and Student Standards
Declarations of Interest None to declare
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020 : 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020 Finance : 2/2 2019-2020 Student Standards : 2/2
Andrew Hay
Full Name Andrew Hay
Date Appointment 01/02/2018
Category of Governor Sponsor
Appointed by An employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Sub-committees Student Standards
Declarations of Interest CIPD Member
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020 : 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020 Student Standards : 2/2
Dave Lambe
Full Name Dave Lambe
Date Appointment 01/03/2018
Category of Governor Staff
Appointed by Election
Sub-committees Student Standards
Declarations of Interest None to declare
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020 : 1/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020 Student Standards : 1/2
Sarah Mackenzie
Full Name Sarah Mackenzie
Date Appointment 12/04/2018
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 2019-2020 : 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020 Finance : 1/2
Andrew Meadows
Full Name Andrew Meadows
Date Appointment 03/02/2020
Category of Governor Local Authority Governor
Appointed by Governing Body
Sub-committees N/A
Declarations of Interest Salford City Council – Neighbourhood Manager
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020 : 1/1
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings N/A
Val Meredith
Full Name Val Meredith
Date Appointment 23/02/2018
Category of Governor Co-opted
Appointed by Governing Body
Sub-committees Finance
Declarations of Interest Ryders Farm Equestrian Centre - Partner
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020 : 0/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020 Finance : 1/2
Previous Governors
James Barron
Full Name James Barron
Date of Resignation 02/12/2020
Kate Lewis
Full Name Kate Lewis
Date of Resignation 20/01/2021