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The Trust’s Articles of Association, Memorandum of Association, Terms of Reference for a LGB and Scheme of Delegation for Governance can be viewed on the Trust website via the TCAT Governance Documents link in the menu provided. Click here to link to the Trust website page.

Primary Local Board
Amanda Fordham (Chair)  
Laura Hatfield  
Ben Munro (Vice Chair and PP Link)  
Mike Peck  
Rebecca Potter (PP Link)  
Joanne Spencer  
Clare Thorley (Safeguarding Link)  

Governors, attendance and declaration of interests:

Penshurst Local Governing Board

Secondary Local Board
Matt Benson (Chair)  
Narinder Gaddu (PP Link)  
Vince Groak  
Andy Haynes (Vice Chair and Safeguarding Link)   
Richard Lambert  
Jacqui Linwood (Send Link)  
Kallum Nicholson (Careers Link)  
Kelly Staveley  

Governors, attendance and declaration of interests:

Hessle Local Governing Board

Meeting Calendar


The intention of providing Members/Governors with an annual schedule for meetings is to:

  • Ensure Trust Members meet legal financial requirements
  • To ensure Members/Governors hit crucial evaluation agendas in the school year
  • To make the most efficient use of Member/Governor time
  • To act as a ‘critical friend’ to the Leadership Team of the Academy at key times in the decision making process

Dates of Meetings 2021-2022 

Penshurst Primary - 5pm start
Thursday 4 November 2021  
Thursday 9 December 2021  
Thursday 7 April 2022  
Thursday 23 June 2022  
Thursday 21 July 2022  
Hessle High - 5.30pm start
Tuesday 14 September 2021  
Tuesday 19 October 2021  
Tuesday 14 December 2021  
Monday 4 April 2022  
Tuesday 21 June 2022  

Meetings 2021- 2022 

Meetings 2020 - 2021 

Meetings 2019- 2020

Meetings 2018 - 2019