The role of the Governing Body is to help the School to provide the best possible education for its students by:

  • Setting the school’s vision and strategic aims and agreeing plans and policies, making the best use of available resources.
  • Monitoring and evaluating performance and acting as a ‘critical friend’ to the school.
  • Ensuring the school is accountable to the students and parents it serves and to its local community.

Our Governors have a major responsibility in the management of the curriculum, finance, staffing, premises and communication.

The Chair of Governors, Revd Prof P Scott can be contacted care of the school address.

Mr Julian Nicholls, Ex-officio Head

Responsibilities and committees
Head – Admissions, Curriculum, Finance, Personnel, Premises and Standing Committees.
Register of interests
Sole Director of Trinity Sports Services Ltd. Son is employed at the school with a casual contract for site and covid related work.

Mr Shaun Barton, Staff

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Curriculum Committee.
Register of interests
None.

Prof Erinma Bell, Parent

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Premises Committee.
Register of interests
Director/Trustee of the City of Manchester Learning Partnerships, Manchester Secondary PRU.

Revd Dr Admos Chimhowu, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Chair of Premises Committee and member of Standing Committee.
Register of interests
None.

Mr Peter Hilton, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Chair of Audit Committee and member of Admissions, Finance and Personnel committees.
Register of interests
Member of the Manchester Diocesan Schools’ Committee.

Mr Robert Jones, Co-opted 

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Finance and Audit Committees
Register of interests
Wife works at the school and co-opted governor at St James’ CE Primary School, Rusholme.

Dr Adanna Lazz-Onyenobi, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Curriculum Committee.
Register of interests
None.

Mrs Pamela Lord, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Vice Chair of Governors and Chair of Finance Committee. Also, member of Audit Committee, Standing Committee and Personnel Committee.
Register of interests
Parent governor at St Matthew’s CofE Primary School, Chadderton.

Ms Victoria Mambu, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Personnel Committee.
Register of interests
None.

Ms Ann Meadowcroft, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Chair of Admissions Committee. Also, member of Personnel, Standing and Finance Committees.
Register of interests
None.

Mr Nigel Murphy, Co-opted

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Finance Committee.
Register of interests
Deputy Leader of Manchester City Council. Married to Assistant Head at St Ambrose RC Primary School, Chorlton.

Mr Robert Palmer, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Chair of Personnel Committee. Also member of Admissions, Curriculum and Standing committees.
Register of interests
Foundation Governor of Governors at St Mary’s CE Primary School, Moss Side. Member of Manchester Diocesan Board of Education Finance and General Purposes Committee. Member of Hulme Deanery Synod.

Ms Alex Price-Davies, Parent

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Curriculum Committee.
Register of interests
None.

Ms Eleanor Russell, Staff

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Curriculum Committee.
Register of interests
Coopted governor at Oswald Road Primary School. A child at Trinity

Revd Prof Peter Scott, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Chair of Governors, Chair of Standing Committee and Chair of Curriculum Committee. Also, member of Admissions and Finance Committees.
Register of interests
None.

Revd Canon Falak Sher, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Premises Committee.
Register of interests
None.

Mr Michael Simon, Parent

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Premises Committee.
Register of interests
None.

Revd Grace Thomas, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Personnel committee.
Register of interests
None.

Mr Simon Worsley, Staff

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Curriculum and Premises Committees.
Register of interests
Father is sole owner of 1st Choice Sports and Trophies.

Additional Information:

Governor Full Terms of Office
Governor meeting record of attendance for 2020/21 - terms 1 and 2
Governor meeting record of attendance for 2019/2020
Appointment Date of Full Governing Body Members
Governance Structure - 2020-2021
Statutory Information from the Academies Financial Handbook
Governors and Members who have resigned in the last 12 months

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School Calendar – 2021/2022

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