Aspire Academy Governance Information

The Sentamu Academy Learning Trust (SALT) is a Company limited by guarantee and a Charitable Trust. Responsibility for the academies that make up the Trust and for the funds granted by the Parliament for providing education in those academies is entrusted to the Board of Trustees.

Aspire Academy has its own Local Governing Committee (LGC).

The details of the committee members are shown below along with the Trust’s Governing Structure.

 

 

 

 

Local Governing Committee

Mrs Lynn Benton (Chair) Reappointment

Trust Board Governor

Date of Appointment:  13th May 2019
Term of Appointment: 4 Year
Appointed as: Trust Board Governor
Appointed by: Trust Board

Business & Pecuniary Interests (Inc. Nature of Interest)

Humber Learning Consortium – Director
Humber Learning Consortium – Trusteeship
Aspire Academy – Governor

Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2015/16  | 4/5
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2016/17 | 4/5
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2017/18 | 5/5
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2018/19 | 4/5
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2019/20 | 1/5

Mrs Zailie Barratt (Vice Chair)

Trust Board Governor

Date of Appointment: 13th July 2017  
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Appointed as: Trust Board Governor
Appointed by: Trust Board

Business & Pecuniary Interests (Inc. Nature of Interest)

Hull College Group | Head of Student Services
Aspire AcademyGovernor

Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2015/16  |  N/A
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2016/17 | 1/1 (As Attendee only)
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2016/17 | N/A
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2017/18 | 3/5
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2018/19 | 2/5

Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2019/20 | 1/5

Mr Chris Mulqueen (Principal)

Governor (Principal)

Date of Appointment: 13th May 2015
Term of Appointment: Ex-Officio
Appointed as: Governor (Principal)
Appointed by: Ex-Officio

Business & Pecuniary Interests (Inc. Nature of Interest)

Sentamu Learning Trust| Employee
Aspire Academy| Governor

Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2015/16 | 5/5
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2016/17 | 5/5
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2017/18 | 5/5
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2018/19 | 5/5

Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2019/20 | 1/5

Miss Sarah Kidd

Trust Board Governor

Date of Appointment: 17 October 2018
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Appointed as: Trust Board Governor
Appointed by: Trust Board

Business & Pecuniary Interests (Inc. Nature of Interest)

Hull Kingston Rovers | Employee
Rose and Kidd Furniture Limited | Company Director
Aspire Academy| Governor

Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2018/19 | 1/1 (As Attendee only)
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2018/19 | 3/4

Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2019/20 | 1/5

Mrs Kathryn Oldroyd

Trust Board Governor

Date of Appointment: 21 November 2018
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Appointed as: Trust Board Governor
Appointed by: Trust Board

Business & Pecuniary Interests (Inc. Nature of Interest)

PM Legal Services| Employee
Marcell LTD | Company Secretary
Marcell LTD | Legal Counsel
Marcell LTD | Director
Aspire Academy| Governor

Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2018/19 | 1/1 (As Attendee only)
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2018/19 | 2/3
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2019/20 | 1/5

Mr Michael Smith

Parent Governor

Date of Appointment: 21 November 2018
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Appointed as: Parent Governor
Appointed by: Trust Board

Business & Pecuniary Interests (Inc. Nature of Interest)

Wilko | Employee
Aspire Academy| Governor

Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2018/19 | 1/1 (As Attendee only)
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2019/20 | 1/5

Ms Amie Wheal

Trust Board Governor

Date of Appointment: 21 November 2018
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Appointed as: Trust Board Governor
Appointed by: Trust Board

Business & Pecuniary Interests (Inc. Nature of Interest)

Child Dynamix | Employee
Rose and Kidd Furniture Limited | Company Director
Aspire Academy| Governor

Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2018/19 | 1/1 (As Attendee only)
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2018/19 | 1/3
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2019/20 | 1/5

Mrs Christine Davidson

Trust Board Governor

Date of Appointment: 29th March 2019
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Appointed as: Trust Board Governor
Appointed by: Trust Board

Business & Pecuniary Interests (Inc. Nature of Interest)

Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trustl Employee
Aspire Academy! Governor

Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2017/18 I 1/1 (As Attendee only)
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2018/19 I 5/5
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2018/19 | 1/5

Mr Mark Richardson

Staff Governor

Date of Appointment: 13th May 2019
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Appointed as: Staff Governor
Appointed by: Election

Business & Pecuniary Interests (Inc. Nature of lnterest)
Aspire Academy Employee
Aspire Academy Staff Governor

Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2018/19 | 1/1 (As Attendee only)
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2018/19 | 2/3
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2019/20 | 1/5

Ex-Governors within the last 12 months

Mrs Jo Fox

Mrs Jo Fox

Staff Governor

Date of Appointment: 13th May 2015
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Appointed as: Staff Governor
Appointed by: Election
Date Appointment Ended: 13th May 2019

Business & Pecuniary Interests (Inc. Nature of Interest)

Sentamu Learning Trust| Employee
Aspire Academy|Governor

Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2015/16  |  5/5
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2016/17 | 5/5
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2017/18 | 3/5
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2018/19 | 2/5

Mrs Carole Carmichael

Mrs Carole Carmichael

Trust Board Governor

Date of Appointment: 13th May 2015
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Appointed as: Trust Board Governor
Appointed by: Trust Board
Date Appointment Ended: 11th May 2019

Business & Pecuniary Interests (Inc. Nature of Interest)

Craven Primary Academy | Employee
Archbishop Sentamu Academy| Governor
Aspire Academy | Governor

Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2015/16 | 4/5
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2016/17 | 5/5
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2017/18 | 3/5
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2018/19 | 1/5

Ms Lucy Kelly

Ms Lucy Kelly

Trust Board Governor

Date of Appointment: 22nd March 2017
Term of Appointment: 4 Years
Appointed as: Trust Board Governor
Appointed by: Trust Board
Date Appointment Ended: 13th February 2019

Business & Pecuniary Interests (Inc. Nature of Interest)

Leap Educational Network | Teacher
HCUK Training | Teacher
Exhibitions & series of Workshop | Teacher
Adult Education, East Riding Council | Employee
Northern Potter Association Kingston Art Group | Member
Aspire Academy| Governor

Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2015/16  |  N/A
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2016/17 | 1/1 (As Attendee only)
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2016/17 | 0/1
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2017/18 | 4/5
Attendance at LGC Meetings, 2018/19 | 0/5

Further information

The Sentamu Academy Learning Trust (SALT) is a Company limited by guarantee and a Charitable Trust. Responsibility for the academies that make up the Trust and for the funds granted by Parliament for providing education in those academies is entrusted to the Board of Trustees. The detail of the Members of the Company can be found on the link below:

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