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Trustees and Local Governing Body

Our Board of Trustees govern the Education and Leadership Trust, which comprises of 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

  1. Michael Chidley (Chair of Trust Board)
    Appointed: 26/02/14
  2. Andrew Mullen (Vice Chair)
    Appointed: 23/09/14
    Business & Pecuniary Interests: Employee of the University of Manchester
  3. Richard Paver (Chair of Finance)
    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.

  1. Michael Chidley (Chair of Trust Board)
    Appointed: 26/02/14 | Term of Office Ends: 25/02/18
  2. Andrew Mullen (Vice Chair of Trust Board)
    Appointed: 23/09/14 | Term of Office Ends: 22/09/18
    Business & Pecuniary Interests: Employee of the University of Manchester
  3. Richard Paver (Chair of Finance)
    Appointed: 23/09/14 | Term of Office Ends: 22/09/18
    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)
  4. Patsy Kane (Executive Headteacher)
    Appointed: 26/02/14 | Term of Office Ends: 25/02/18
    Business & Pecuniary Interests: ASCL Council Member
  5. Ronan Brindley
    Appointed: 25/04/16 | Term of Office Ends: 22/04/20
    Business & Pecuniary Interests: Employee of Manchester Art Gallery
  6. Emma Antrobus
    Appointed: 23/09/14 | Term of Office Ends: 22/09/18
    Business & Pecuniary Interests: Director of the Kingsway Community Trust
  7. John Moran
    Appointed: 23/09/16 | Term of Office Ends: 22/09/20
    Business & Pecuniary Interests: Governor at St Barnabas CofE Primary School
  8. Sandra Milne
    Appointed: 06/12/16 | Term of Office Ends: 06/12/20


Local Governing Body (Whalley Range 11-18 High School)

All positions appointed by the Board of Trustees.

Community:

  1. Michael Chidley (Chair of Governors)
    Appointed: 01/08/2014 | Term of Office Ends: 31/07/18
  2. Richard Masztalerz
    Appointed: 01/08/2014 | Term of Office Ends: 31/07/18
  3. Andrew Mullen
    Appointed: 01/08/2014 | Term of Office Ends: 31/07/18
    Business & Pecuniary Interests: Employee of the University of Manchester
  4. Elaine Morrison
    Appointed: 01/08/2014 | Term of Office Ends: 31/07/18
  5. Majella Dalton Barkley
    Appointed: 01/08/2014 | Term of Office Ends: 31/07/18
    Business & Pecuniary Interests: Senior Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University

Staff:

  1. Justin Eagleton (support staff)
    Appointed: 23/09/2014 | Term of Office Ends: 31/07/18
  2. Hannah Black (teaching staff)
    Appointed: 13/02/2017 | Term of Office Ends: 4 years

Parent:

  1. Darren Micklewright
    Appointed: 01/08/2014 | Term of Office Ends: 31/07/18
    Business & Pecuniary Interests: Teacher at Wilbraham Primary School
  2. Mr Naseer Ahmad
    Appointed: 14/01/2016 | Term of Office: 4 years

Co-operative:

  1. Hazel Remeika
    Appointed: 01/08/2014 | Term of Office Ends: 31/07/18
    Business & Pecuniary Interests: Employee of the Co-operative Group (working with schools involved with the Co-operative Academies Trust)

Headteacher:

  1. Elizabeth Hole
    Headteacher


Governing Body Committees and Chair

Meeting Type Key/Reference Chair of Meeting
Local Governing Body (LGB) Mike Chidley
Finance and Resources (F&R) Andrew Mullen
Curriculum and Standards (C&S) Majella Dalton-Bartley
Wellbeing (WB) Elaine Morrison

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
Pauline Newman 5 4 N/A N/A
Iram Kiani 2 0 N/A N/A
Justin Eagleton 5 2 N/A N/A
Ronan Brindley 2 1 N/A N/A

Governors’ Attendance at Meetings (2015/16)

Governor GB meetings GB attended Resources Comms Resources Comms attended C&S Comms C&S Comms attending Wellbeing Comms Wellbeing Comms attending
Mike Chidley 5 5 4 3 5 5 3 0
Liz Hole 5 5 4 4 5 5 3 3
Andrew Mullen 5 5 4 4 N/A N/A 3 2
Hazel Remeika 5 3 4 1 N/A N/A 1 1
Justin Eagleton 5 2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Elaine Morrison 5 4 N/A N/A N/A N/A 3 3
Darren Micklewright 5 5 N/A N/A 5 4 3 2
Richard Masztalerz 5 1 N/A N/A 3 0 5 0
Sajid Bashir 5 4 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Claire Walsh 5 0 N/A N/A 3 2 N/A N/A
Andrew Fender 5 3 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Majella Dalton-Bartley 5 5 1 1 5 5 3 0
Naseer Ahamad 1 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A 1 1

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 M. Chidley, Chair of Governors, via school. Alternatively, email Mrs S. Mellor, Headteacher’s PA: smellor@wrhs1118.co.uk

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