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||4||Board Appointed|
|Gordon Beever||July 2014||4||Board Appointed|
|Molly Beever||September 2017||3||Board Appointed (LGB Chair)|
|Ian Bennett Hague-Brown||September 2016||3||Board Appointed (LGB Chair)|
|Colin Booth OBE||October 2015||4||Board Approved|
|Warwick Firmin||September 2016||2||Board Approved (LGB Chair)|
|Stewart Harper||January 2016||September 2017||4||Board Approved|
|Yiannis Koursis||May 2016||4||Sponsor Appointed|
|George Krawiec||September 2017||4||Board Appointed (LGB Chair)|
|Dianne Murray||June 2012||May 2016||4||Sponsor Appointed|
|Richard Owen||October 2017||4||Board Appointed|
|Michael Sanderson||November 2012||September 2016||4||Board Appointed (LGB Chair)|
|Mark Townley||July 2015||4||Board Appointed|
|Dave Whitaker||June 2013||July 2017||4||Board Appointed|
|Mark Wilson||June 2014||N/A||Ex-officio|
|Jenny Davis||August 2017|
|Cheryl Hobson||May 2017|
|Chris Webb||May 2017|
Register of Directors and Senior Staff Interests
The Board of Trustees Attendance 2015/16
|Trustee||Meetings attended||Out of a Possible|
|Hearl Lenton (Chair)||5||5|
|Mark Wilson (CEO)||4||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.
Articles of Association / Master Funding Agreement
WAT Master Funding Agreement
Scheme of Delegation
Recruitment and Selection Policies
Terms of Reference
Wellspring Financial Regulations
Wellspring Governance Structure
Wellspring Organisation Structure