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Our Governing Body

Marton Manor Primary School is part of the James Cook Learning Trust. The Trust has responsibility for four primary schools. Academy trusts with multiple academies may establish a type of committee known as a Local Governing Body. Each school in the James Cook Learning Trust has a Local Governing Body.

Local Governing Bodies play a crucial role in the governance of the school and commit to working together in the best interests of the school and the James Cook Learning Trust. The Trust has delegated certain responsibilities to the school’s Local Governing Body.  The main purpose of the Local Governing Body is to:

  • Hold their school to account by monitoring and reviewing its academic and financial performance and its impact on pupil outcomes,
  • Ensure a School Improvement Plan is in place reflecting key priorities for the Academy and the Trust,
  • Ensure sound governance and financial management of their Academy,
  • Work collaboratively with the other schools in the James Cook Learning Trust,
  • Ensure effective links with the school community, and that the school meets its responsibilities to the community in relation to the safeguarding and education of its pupils.

Each Local Governing Body has up to nine members, two parent governors, the Headteacher, two staff governors and three co-opted governors. Your Local Governors may be contacted via the school.

Please visit our Trustee page to find out further details about the governance of the James Cook Learning Trust.

Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Jean Sharrocks Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 06/12/2018 05/12/2022

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Terry Cane Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 12/11/2020 11/11/2024
Geraldine Howard Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 06/12/2018 05/12/2022
Katherine Frazer Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 06/12/2018 05/12/2022
Kathryne Arnold Not recorded Elected by parents 06/12/2018 05/12/2022
Katie Blades Not recorded Elected by school staff 06/12/2018 05/12/2022
Samantha Hayes Not recorded Elected by school staff 06/12/2018 05/12/2022
Ben Murphy Not recorded Elected by parents 06/12/2018 31/08/2022

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Alfred Illingworth Local governor Appointed by GB/board 06/12/2018 06/11/2020

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Coronavirus Update

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Free School Meals

If any of our families find their circumstances have changed due to redundancy or loss of earnings and believe they may be entitled to income -related Free School Meals (rather than the universal free school meals that all Reception - Year 2 pupils currently receive) then please complete this form and send it off to the address on the form.

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