Governors Information

The Board of Governors maintains a skills matrix which demonstrates the diverse skills held by the Board of Governors. This document informs any appointments to ensure the Board of Governors maintains the skills required to be effective.

Clerk To Governors

Phone: 0161 348 7188

Email: enquiries@trustgs.co.uk

Website: www.trustgs.co.uk

Address: 28-32 Greenwood Street, Altrincham, WA14 1RZ

Trust Board

Terms of Office
Appointed
Expires
Mr P Martin Member Chair of Board 27 Jun 2018 26 Jun 2022
Mr W Linkhorn Member Chair of Finance 27 Jun 2018 27 Jun 2022
Mrs S Shawcross Member Chair of Staffing 10 Oct 2019 9 Oct 2023
Mr M Wilton Member Chair of Teaching & Learning 08 Dec 2017 7 Dec 2021
Mrs D Coady Parent Governor Vice Chair of Board 23 Nov 2018 22 Nov 2022
Mrs N Woodcock Parent Governor 18 Jul 2021 18 Jul 2025
Vacancy Parent Governor 19 Jul 2017 18 Jul 2021
Vacancy Parent Governor
Mrs M Price Co-opted 24 Sep 2017 23 Sep 2021
Vacancy Co-opted
Mrs C Walmsley Headteacher

Governors Attendance at Meetings

Trustee
Trust Board meetings Attended (2020-2021)
(4)
Extra-Ordinary Meeting of Trust Board (07/2021)
(1)
Committee meetings Attended (2020 -2021)
Finance & Buildings
(3)
Staffing
(2)
Teaching & Learning
(1)
Mr P Martin 3 1 3 2 1
Mr W Linkhorn 4 1 3 2 1
Mrs S Shawcross 3 1 N/A 1 1
Mr M Wilton 4 1 2 N/A 1
Mrs N Woodcock 4 1 2 N/A 1
Mrs D Coady 4 1 N/A N/A 1
Mrs M Price 3 1 N/A 2 1
Mr J Gildea 3 2 N/A 1
Mrs V Black 0 N/A N/A 1
Mrs C Walmsley 4 1 3 2 1

Declarations of Interest

Member

Confirmed

Entity

Nature

Notes

Mrs Debra Coady

parent

Confirmed 7 Oct 2021 Softcat PLC Legal Director & General Counsel  

Mrs Margaret Kitchen

Clerk

Nothing to declare: Confirmed 16 Mar 2021      

Ms Julie Lawson

clerk

Confirmed 6 May 2021 Laurus Trust Governor Chair of Academy Committee (Gorsey Bank Primary)
Trusted Governor Services Director Head of Service

Mr Walter Linkhorn

Member

Nothing to declare:

Confirmed 7 Oct 2021

     

Mr Pete Martin

Member

Confirmed 7 Oct 2021 Oldfield Brow Primary School Trafford  Governor Chair Of Governing Body 

Mrs Sarah Shawcross

Member

Confirmed 7 Oct 2021 Bianco Pizza & Coffee Director  
Park Road Sale Playgroup Trustee

Mrs Claire Walmsley

Headteacher

Nothing to declare: Confirmed 7 Oct 2021      

Mr Mike Wilton

Member

Confirmed 7 Oct 2021 Ove Arup & Partners Director Civil Engineer

Mrs Nic Woodcock

Parent

Confirmed 7 Oct 2021 ITV Accountant