Meet The Governors and Members of the Trust
The Governing Body
Our Articles of Association are the primary governing documents of the Academy Trust and The Governing Body. The governors act as the Trustees for the charitable activities of Wreake Valley Academy and are also the Directors of the Charitable Company for the purposes of company law.
The Articles of Association state that the following governors may be appointed:
- One Trust Governor appointed by the Trust Members: Vacancy
- Four Parent Governors elected by parents of registered pupils at the school:
Cassandra Soulsby (Vice Chair)
- Up to Six Community Governors appointed by the governing body:
Carol Chambers (Chair), Jane Middleton, Lucy Pathan, Michelle Wilkinson
- Co-Opted governor: James Myers
- Up to One Staff Governors appointed by the governing body: Matt Reid
- The Principal: Tony Pinnock
The Chair of Governors can be contacted via the Clerk to Governors, Rachael Boyall at
Rachael.firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephoning the school on 0116 264 1080.
The members of the Trust will be the Principal, Chair of Governors and Vice Chair of Governors as stated in the Articles of Association. Their Business and Pecuniary interests are shown below:
|Name||Position||Date of Appointment||Date
ceased to be a member
|Business and Pecuniary Interests|
|Chair||31/08/2017||26/02/18|| Director of GEMEG Training Provider
HE Links to Doncaster University
|Cassandra Soulsby||Vice Chair||03/05/17||Lightning Route Ltd|
|Cassandra Soulsby||Vice Chair||03/05/17||QVAC Ltd|
|Cassandra Soulsby||Vice Chair||03/05/17||Cultural Quarter (Leics)|
|Cassandra Soulsby||Vice Chair||03/05/17||Leicester City Education Authority|
Type of Governor
Date Term of Office ends
|Trust Governor||Russ Horsley (Chair and Trust Member)
|Parent Governor||Alvin Boivin
Term ended 30/03/18
|Parent Governor||Lisa Glover
|Parent Governor||Mark Measures
Term ended 30/03/18
|Parent Governor||Cassandra Soulsby
(Interim Vice Chair)
|Community Governor||Barbara Bromley
|Community Governor||Carol Chambers (Interim Chair and Trust member )||Governing Board||29/04/2016||28/04/2020|
|Community Governor||Jane Middleton||Governing Board||31/01/2016||30/01/2020|
|Community Governor||Lucy Pathan||Governing Board||31/03/2016||30/03/2017|
|Community Governor||Yasin Tayebjee Resigned 05/10/17||Governing Board||03/05/2017||02/05/2021|
|Community Governor||Michelle Wilkinson||Governing Board||18/05/2016||17/05/2020|
|Co-Opted Governor||James Myers||Governing Board||24/05/2016||23/05/2020|
|Governor/ Principal||Tony Pinnock
|Staff Governor||Matt Reid||Elected by staff||05/11/2012||04/11/2016|
Details of Business and Pecuniary Interests for the governing board are published separately.
Except for The Principal, Governors are subject to retirement after 4 years of service but are eligible for re-appointment or re-election at their final meeting.
The Clerk to The Governors is Rachael Boyall and the Company Secretary is Andrew Winter.
The Governing Body is responsible for the strategic direction of the Academy. The Governing Body reviews progress towards our educational objectives and student results. They also set the budget for the year and monitor our spending.
The full governing body meets four times a year with additional meetings as required. The work of the governing body is split into three committees: Outcomes, Resources and Risk Management, each committee meets half termly. Working party groups are set up as required to focus on specific tasks.