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.

Mr Shaun Barton, Staff

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

Dr Admos Chimhowu, Foundation

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

Mrs Jane Coogan, Parent

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Premises Committee.
Register of interests
Director of PEN (parental engagement network).

Mr Peter Hilton, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Admissions, Finance and Personnel Committees.
Register of interests
None.

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 Standing Committee and Personnel Committee.
Register of interests
Parent governor at St Matthew’s CofE Primary School, Chadderton. Employed by Centrica PLC.

The Ven Karen Lund, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Curriculum 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 David Moore, Staff

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Curriculum and Premises Committees.
Register of interests
None.

Cllr 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. Invigilator at Whalley Range 11-18 High School.

Mrs Andrea Plimmer, Parent

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Finance and Premises Committees.
Register of interests
None.

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.

Mr Brian Selby, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Chair of Premises committee. Also, member of Standing and Finance committees.
Register of interests
School Governor of St Andrew’s Primary School, Manchester.

Revd Canon Falak Sher, Foundation

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

Miss Julie Tattersall, Parent

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
1st Choice Sports.

Additional Information:

Governor Full Terms of Office
Governor Meeting Record of Attendance
Appointment Date of Full Governing Body Members

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Engineering and Physics Trip

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Jan 24, 2020

‘Mental Toughness’

Following the mock exam results in the first week back, the Year 11 students gathered in the main school hall for an assembly of two parts. The first was a presentation by Mr Westmoreland and Mr Cann which outlined the main milestones remaining in Year 11, emphasising that there is ‘no time to waste’ in […]