Governors

The current Governing Body at Woodlands Academy of Learning for 2022 – 2023 is as follows:

Parent Governor Nomination Form Sept 22

Community Governors

  • Mr R Lawrence (Chair)
  • Miss K Glanville
  • Mrs S Spriggs
  • Mr R Eynon

LA Governor

  • Mrs M McGrath

Co-opted Governor

  • Mr S Simpson (Vice Chair)
  • Mrs D Sims

Parent Governors

  • Vacancy
  • Mr I Whitehouse

Staff Governors

  • Mrs T Newton (Headteacher)
  • Mrs J Jackson (Assistant Headteacher)
  • Mrs J Graham (Pastoral Team and Safeguarding)

Associate Trustee

  • Mrs L Lowe

Members

  • Mrs Lowe
  • Mr D Wills
  • Mr M Reid

Governance Structure

 

Trustee Registers of Business & Pecuniary Interest 2021/2022

Trustees Name Appointment Date & term of Office Type of Trustee Appointed by Business Interest & Date Charity Trustee Details & Date Trustee/Gov     at Other Establishments & Date Member of professional body, organisation or Public body & Date Contractual Link to Academy or Other Education Setting & Date Relationship to staff / pupils / trustees Signed Date
Russell Eynon 14/05/20 – 13/05/24 Community Trustee Board of Trustees Company Director Breakwells Paints Ltd and Arcs & Sparks N/A N/A None None Parent of a registered pupil Yes 30/09/2021
Kate Glanville 01/09/19 – 31/08/23 Community Trustee Board of Trustees Head of Dept – BCU
Sept 2013
N/A N/A Member of Geographical Association Woodlands provide Teacher Training for BCU students via School Direct None Yes 26/09/2022
Jayne Graham 19/10/21 – 18/10/25 Staff Trustee Staff None N/A N/A None Pastoral & Safeguarding Team

Sept 2010

None Yes 22/09/2022
Julia Jackson 25/09/18 – 24/09/26 Staff Trustee Staff None N/a N/A None Assistant Head

Sept 2009

None Yes 22/09/2022
Robert Lawrence 11/10/20 – 10/10/24 Chair Community Trustee Board of Trustees None 1. Dunston with Coppenhall PCC – April 2019

2. Hyde Lea & Coppenhall Village Hall July 2010

LGB member at Haughton St. Giles CE Primary Academy

Dec 2019 – Dec 2023

None None None Yes 22/09/2022
Lesley Lowe July 2012 – 21/05/20 – 20/05/24 Member – Associate Governor Members Board of Trustees None N/A N/A None Bloxwich Academy None Yes 23/09/2021
Mary B McGrath 17/03/2022 – 17/03/2026 LA Governor Board of Trustees None N/A N/A None None None Yes 22/09/2022
Tamsin Newton Accounting Officer Headteacher Board of Trustees None NAHT

2020

N/A None Headteacher

Sept 2015

None Yes 22/09/2022
Matthew Reid December 2021 Member Members None N/A N/A None None None Yes 02/12/2021
Sam Simpson 02/12/21 – 01/12/25 Vice Chair
Co-opted Governor
Board of Trustees Relationship Director, HSBC Bank

April 2022

N/A N/A None None Parent of a registered pupil

Related to T Alves (Staff Member)

Yes 19/01/2022
Diane Sims 17/03/2022 – 17/03/2026 Co-opted Governor Board of Trustees None N/A N/A Member of – The Rotary Club, Willenhall

2004

None None Yes 22/09/2022
Susan Spriggs 05/07/2022 – 04/07/2026 Community Trustee Board of Trustees None N/A N/A None None None Yes 22/09/2022
Ian Whitehouse 28/11/20 – 27/11/24  Parent Trustee Parents Staffordshire Police N/A N/A None None Parent of a registered pupil Yes 14/10/2021
David Wills July 2012 Member Members None N/A N/A None None None Yes 14/10/2021

Committee Members & Attendance 2021/2022 – 2022/2023

Full Board Meetings 
Dates: 23/09/21 02/12/21 17/03/22 07/07/22 22/09/22 01/12/22 23/03/23 06/07/23
Russell Eynon A X P A X
Kate Glanville P P P P A
Jayne Graham P P P P P
Natalia Hill A P P
Julia Jackson P P P P P
Robert Lawrence P P P P P
Lesley Lowe P X X A A
Lisa Macey P P X A
MaryB Mcgrath P P
Tamsin Newton P P P P P
Sam Simpson P P A P
Diane Sims P P P
Susan Spriggs P P P P P
Ian Whitehouse A P P A P

Key: P = Present, A = Absent (Apologies), X = Absent (No Apologies), – = Attendance not Required

Finance, Staffing & Buildings Committee
Dates: 18/11/21 03/02/22 23/06/22 17/11/22 02/02/23 22/06/23
Russell Eynon P P P
Natalia Hill P P
Robert Lawrence P P P
Tamsin Newton P P P
Sam Simpson P P
Diane Sims P
Ian Whitehouse P P A
Curriculum & Standards Committee
Dates: 21/10/21 03/03/22 09/06/22 20/10/22 02/03/23 18/05/23  
Kate Glanville P P A
Jayne Graham P P P
Julia Jackson P P P
Robert Lawrence P P P
Lesley Lowe A A A
Lisa Macey A A A
MaryB McGrath P
Tamsin Newton P P P
Susan Spriggs P P P