The directors of the Melrose Learning Trust are accountable to external government agencies including the Charity Commission and the Department for Education (DfE) for the quality of the education provided by the Company in addition to having financial accountability. The directors are required to have systems in place through which they can assure themselves of quality, safety and good practice. The directors are also accountable to Diocesan Board of Education Board to ensure that the Church of England academies within the Company and their business are conducted in accordance with the values and ethos of the Church of England and the Anglican faith. Further information about Trust governance can be found here: Welcome – Melrose Learning Trust

The Governing Body has been established by the Board of Directors to assist with the good governance of the Academies within the Trust.  The directors may appoint people with appropriate skills and knowledge to serve on the Governing Body.

Please contact the school office if you wish to make contact with the chair, Myfanwy Eyres.

Governing Body MemberDesignation
Myfanwy Eyres (chair) Director appointed member
Wendy Aitken (Headteacher) ex officio
Reverend Damon Bage (Director appointed member)Director appointed member
Philip Stokes (Director appointed member)Director appointed member
Pat Abbott (Director appointed member)Director appointed member
Lisa Jones Staff member
Catherine Ramplin Parent elected
Neil JohnsonParent elected
VacancyDirector appointed member

Attendance Register 2023 – 2024

Myfanwy EyresPresent
Philip StokesPresent
Wendy AitkenPresent
Father DamonApologies accepted
Pat AbbottPresent
Lisa JonesPresent
Cat RamplinApologies accepted
Neil JohnsonPresent

Attendance Register 2022 – 2023

Myfanwy EyresPresentPresent Present
Philip StokesPresentPresentPresent
Wendy AitkenPresentPresentPresent
Father DamonApologies acceptedApologies acceptedApologies accepted
Pat AbbottPresentPresentPresent
Lisa JonesPresentPresentPresent
Cat RamplinApologies acceptedPresentPresent
Neil JohnsonPresentApologies accepted

Attendance Register 2021 – 2022

Myfanwy EyresPresentPresentPresent
Wendy AitkenPresentPresentPresent
Father DamonApologies acceptedApologies acceptedPresent
Philip StokesApologies acceptedPresentPresent
Pat AbbottPresentPresentPresent
Lisa JonesPresentPresentPresent
Catherine RamplinPresentPresentPresent
Stacey SmartPresentApologies acceptedResigned
Lee KirklandPresentPresentResigned



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