Leadership is the most important determinant in the success of a school. We know that supporting effective governance is critical to sustaining school success. Effective challenge, effective support and accurate self-evaluation are key to any school.
Wellspring Academy Trust can support:
Governance of Wellspring Academy Trust
Wellspring Academy Trust is governed by a Board of Directors. The Board is comprised of:
|Name||Commenced post||Date re – appointed (if applicable)||Current Term of Office (years)||Appointed By|
|Hearl Lenton||July 2014||July 2018||4||Board Appointed|
|Gordon Beever||July 2014||July 2018||4||Board Appointed|
|Molly Beever||September 2017||3||Board Appointed|
|Colin Booth OBE||October 2015||4||Board Approved|
|Stewart Harper||January 2016||September 2017||4||Board Approved|
|Yiannis Koursis||May 2016||4||Sponsor Appointed|
|Richard Owen||October 2017||4||Board Appointed|
|Mark Townley||July 2015||4||Board Appointed|
|Mark Wilson||June 2014||N/A||Ex-officio|
|Cheryl Hobson||August 2018||4||Board Appointed|
|Neil Clephan OBE||August 2018||4||Board Appointed|
|Jenny Davis||August 2017|
|Cheryl Hobson||May 2017|
|Chris Webb||May 2017|
|George Krawiec||July 2018|
|Ian Bennett Hague-Brown||July 2018|
|Michael Sanderson||July 2018|
|Warwick Firmin||July 2018|
Register of Directors and Senior Staff Interests
Trustees’ Attendance 2016/17
|Trustee||Meetings attended||Out of a Possible|
|Ian Bennett Hague-Brown||4||5|
|Hearl Lenton (Chair)||4||5|
|Mark Wilson (CEO)||5||
Academy Governing Bodies
In contrast to some Trusts, Wellspring believes in strong local governance. We believe that autonomy powers excellence.
Academies have their own Governing Bodies. Through the agreed Scheme of Delegation, the Governing Body is empowered to make decisions in the best interests of the children and the community it serves.
What is the difference?
We will provide:
Wellspring Academy Trust is committed to effective and autonomous local governance.
We can make a difference together.
Click the links below to find out more information about Wellspring Academy Trust Governance.
Memorandum & Articles of Association / Master Funding Agreement
Scheme of Delegation
Terms of Reference
Wellspring Governance Structure
Wellspring Organisation Structure