Our Current Governors

These are our current governors, and governors who have resigned in the last 12 months.

Academy
Our Current Governors
Trust Governance

Find out more about our Co-op Academies Trust governance, on our trust website.

Governance

Full Name Trust Governance
Nick Speight

Nick Speight is a sponsor governor and Chair of Governors.

He can be contacted by emailing chairofgovs@failsworth.coop.

Alternatively, you can post a letter addressed to ‘FAO Chair of Governors, Co-op Academy Failsworth, Brierley Avenue, Manchester, M35 9HA.’

Full Name Nick Speight
Title Chair of Governors
Date Appointment 01/09/2017
Category of Governor Chair of Governors, Sponsor
Appointed by Appointed by Sponsor
Sub-committees Finance, Student Standards
Declarations of Interest Co-op Employee
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings (2019/20- 2/2)
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings (2019/20- 2/2, 2/2)
Ambrin Shah

Ambrin Shah is a sponsor governor.

Full Name Ambrin Shah
Date Appointment 01/09/2017
Category of Governor Sponsor
Appointed by Appointed by Sponsor
Sub-committees Finance
Declarations of Interest None to Declare
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings (2019/20- 2/2)
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings (2019/20- 2/2)
Jane Martindale

Jane Martindale is a partnership governor.

Full Name Jane Martindale
Date Appointment 30/11/2017
Category of Governor Partnership
Appointed by Appointed by governing body
Sub-committees Student Standards
Declarations of Interest None to Declare
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings (2019/20- 2/2)
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings (2019/20- 2/2)
Joanne Farnworth

Joanne Farnworth is a staff governor.

Full Name Joanne Farnworth
Date Appointment 01/09/2020
Category of Governor Staff
Appointed by Appointed by election
Sub-committees Student Standards
Declarations of Interest None to Declare
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings (2019/20- 2/2)
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings (2019/20- 2/2)
Kerrie Fayomi

Kerrie Fayomi is a staff governor.

Full Name Kerrie Fayomi
Date Appointment 19/06/2019
Category of Governor Staff
Appointed by Appointed by election
Declarations of Interest None to Declare
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings (2019/20- 2/2)
Mike Greenacre

Mike Greenacre is a co-opted governor.

Full Name Mike Greenacre
Date Appointment 01/09/2017
Category of Governor Co-opted
Appointed by Appointed by governing body
Sub-committees Finance
Declarations of Interest CAT Trust Board: Director, Children’s Nursery: Minority Shareholder
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings (2019/20- 2/2)
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings (2019/20- 2/2)
Natalie Prince

Natalie Prince is a parent governor.

Full Name Natalie Prince
Date Appointment 13/10/2017
Category of Governor Parent
Appointed by Appointed by election
Sub-committees Student Standards
Declarations of Interest Greater Manchester Police: Employee, Parent of student at the academy
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings (2019/20- 1/2)
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings (2019/20- 0/2)
Nijat Turan

Nijat Turan is a co-opted governor.

Full Name Nijat Turan
Date Appointment 25/06/2019
Category of Governor Co-opted
Appointed by Appointed by governing body
Sub-committees Finance
Declarations of Interest None to Declare
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings (2019/20- 2/2)
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings (2019/20- 1/1)
Paul Jacques

Paul Jacques is a co-opted governor.

Full Name Paul Jacques
Date Appointment 01/09/2017
Category of Governor Co-opted
Appointed by Appointed by Governing Body
Sub-committees Student Standards
Declarations of Interest Tameside Education Attainment and Improvement Board: Member, Glodwick Primary School: Governor, Oldham Education Partnership Board: Trustee, Oldham’s Virtual School: Chair of Governing Body, Oldham SACRE: Member, Association of School and College Leaders: Negotiation Secretary , Kingfisher Multi Academy Trust: Trustee, Governor is married to the councillor for Failsworth East
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings (2019/20- 2/2)
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings (2019/20- 2/2)
Phill Quirk

Phill Quirk is Headteacher of Co-op Academy Failsworth.

Full Name Phill Quirk
Title Headteacher
Category of Governor Ex-Officio
Sub-committees Finance, Student Standards
Declarations of Interest None to Declare
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings (2019/20- 2/2)
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings (2019/20- 2/2, 2/2)
Richard Hatley

Richard Hatley is a sponsor governor.

Full Name Richard Hatley
Date Appointment 11/05/2018
Category of Governor Sponsor
Appointed by Appointed by Sponsor
Sub-committees Finance
Declarations of Interest Employee of the Co-op
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings (2019/20- 0/2)
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings (2019/20- 1/2)
Tracie Redshaw

Tracie Redshaw is a parent governor.

Full Name Tracie Redshaw
Date Appointment 13/10/2017
Category of Governor Parent
Appointed by Appointed by election
Sub-committees Student Standards
Declarations of Interest Daughter is employed by Failsworth as a Teaching Assistant
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings (2019/20- 2/2)
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings (2019/20- 2/2)
Indupriya Raghunanth
Full Name Indupriya Raghunanth
Title Governor
Date Appointment 04/09/2020
Category of Governor Sponsor
Appointed by Appointed by Sponsor
Declarations of Interest Employee of the Co-op
Nick Websdell
Full Name Nick Websdell
Title Governor
Date Appointment 24/09/2020
Category of Governor Co-opted
Appointed by Appointed by governing body
Sub-committees Finance
Declarations of Interest Awaiting information
Past Governors
David Heyes
Full Name David Heyes
Date of Resignation 18/06/2020
Nick Websdell
Full Name Nick Websdell
Date of Resignation 18/06/2020
Andy Collinge

Andy Collinge is a local authority governor.

Full Name Andy Collinge
Date Appointment 01/09/2017
Category of Governor Local Authority
Appointed by Appointed by governing body
Sub-committees Student Standards
Declarations of Interest Awaiting information
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings (2019/20- 0/2)
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings (2019/20- 0/2)
Date of Resignation 24/09/2020