Chairs of Governors

Chairs Forum

Each year our Chairs of Governors nominate from their group a chair for the Chairs Forum. The elected Chair becomes a Trustee for a period of 12 months. This provides a link between the Board and the Chairs of Governors.

Chairs of Governors

Allenton Community Primary School | Cathy Sheehan

  • Date of Appointment: 01/09/17
  • Appointed by: Trustees of Transform Trust
  • Business & Pecuniary Interests: None
  • Governance Roles in other Educational Institutions: None
  • governors@allenton.derby.sch.uk

“The local governors understand their roles well. They support and challenge school leaders to continue to raise standards. The local governing body is well informed about the school’s priorities and successes.”

Allenton Ofsted, 2017

Breadsall Hill Top Primary School | Malcolm Staley

  • Date of Appointment: 01/07/17
  • Appointed by: Trustees of Transform Trust
  • Business & Pecuniary Interests: None
  • Governance Roles in other Educational Institutions: None
  • sheila.laithwaite@transformtrust.co.uk

Brocklewood Primary School | Peter Munro

  • Date of Appointment: 01/01/2018
  • Appointed by: Trustees of Transform Trust
  • Business & Pecuniary Interests: None
  • Governance Roles in other Educational Institutions: Director of Transform Trust and Chair of Transform Trust Board, Trustee of Nottingham High School and Chair of Governors at Brocklewood Primary School
  • mary.farmer@transformtrust.co.uk

“Governors are conscientious, prioritising the areas for improvement identified by senior leaders. The Transform Trust has provided effective training which has brought increased rigour to governors’ actions. They use the school’s performance information well to challenge school leaders and hold them to account. They visit the school regularly to check on leaders’ actions and work closely with staff to be better informed.”

Brocklewood Ofsted, 2017

Bulwell St Mary’s C of E Primary School | Karen Slack

  • Date of Appointment: 01/09/16
  • Appointed by: Trustees of Transform Trust
  • Business & Pecuniary Interests: Contracted to provide LLE services to Transform Trust Schools
  • Governance Roles in other Educational Institutions: None
  • sheila.laithwaite@transformtrust.co.uk

Burford Primary & Nursery School | Rob Denzel

  • Date of Appointment: 01/08/16
  • Appointed by: Trustees of Transform Trust
  • Business & Pecuniary Interests: None
  • Governance Roles in other Educational Institutions: None
  • mary.farmer@transformtrust.co.uk

Edale Rise Primary & Nursery School | Claire Smith – National Leader of Governance (NLG)

  • Date of Appointment: 01/09/16
  • Appointed by: Trustees of Transform Trust
  • Business & Pecuniary Interests: Employed by Transform Trust to work at Transform central office.
  • Governance Roles in other Educational Institutions: Child Welfare Officer Keyworth FC.
  • sheila.laithwaite@transformtrust.co.uk

Highbank Primary School | Les Sullivan

  • Date of Appointment: 06/11/18
  • Appointed by: Trustees of Transform Trust
  • Business & Pecuniary Interests: None
  • Governance Roles in other Educational Institutions: Governor at Whitegate Primary School
  • sheila.laithwaite@transformtrust.co.uk

Parkdale Primary School | Dennis Jones

  • Date of Appointment: 01/07/18
  • Appointed by: Trustees of Transform Trust
  • Business & Pecuniary Interests: None
  • Governance Roles in other Educational Institutions: Governor at Edale Rise Primary School
  • sheila.laithwaite@transformtrust.co.uk

Pear Tree Junior School | Jill Wilkinson – National Leader of Governance (NLG)

  • Date of Appointment: 24/07/18
  • Appointed by: Trustees of Transform Trust
  • Business & Pecuniary Interests: None
  • Governance Roles in other Educational Institutions: Chief Operating Officer of Transform Trust
  • jill.wilkinson@transformtrust.co.uk

Robert Shaw Primary & Nursery School | Jill Wilkinson – National Leader of Governance (NLG)

  • Date of Appointment: 01/10/17
  • Appointed by: Trustees of Transform Trust
  • Business & Pecuniary Interests: None
  • Governance Roles in other Educational Institutions: Chief Operating Officer of Transform Trust
  • mary.farmer@transformtrust.co.uk

Rosslyn Park Primary & Nursery School | Alex Norris MP

  • Date of Appointment: 01/11/2018
  • Appointed by: Trustees of Transform Trust
  • Business & Pecuniary Interests: Member of Parliament for Nottinghamshire
  • Governance Roles in other Educational Institutions: None
  • mary.farmer@transformtrust.co.uk

“Governors are at the forefront of the decision-making process. They are highly ambitious for the school and its pupils.”

Ofsted, November 2017

Sneinton St Stephen’s C of E Primary School | Vernon Lloyd

  • Date of Appointment: 08/03/2017
  • Appointed by: Trustees of Transform Trust
  • Business & Pecuniary Interests: None
  • Governance Roles in other Educational Institutions: Transform Trust Trustee
  • Vernon.Lloyd@transformtrust.co.uk

South Wilford Endowed CofE Primary School | Alex Taylor

  • Date of Appointment: 23/05/18
  • Appointed by: Trustees of Transform Trust
  • Business & Pecuniary Interests: None
  • Governance Roles in other Educational Institutions: Chair of Chair′s Forum and Trustee of Transform
  • sheila.laithwaite@transformtrust.co.uk

Whitegate Primary & Nursery School | Stewart Powell

  • Date of Appointment: 01/07/17
  • Appointed by: Trustees of Transform Trust
  • Business & Pecuniary Interests: Employed by Nottinghamshire County Council
  • Governance Roles in other Educational Institutions: Related by in-law to another governor on Whitegate Governing Body
  • admin@whitegate.nottingham.sch.uk

William Booth Primary & Nursery School | Steve Oakley

  • Date of Appointment: 23/05/18
  • Appointed by: Trustees of Transform Trust
  • Business & Pecuniary Interests: Employed by Nottingham City Council
  • Governance Roles in other Educational Institutions: Governor at Newton Burgoland Primary
  • mary.farmer@transformtrust.co.uk

Zaytouna Primary School | Arshed Ahmed – Acting Chair

  • Date of Appointment: 21/01/19
  • Appointed by: TBA
  • Business & Pecuniary Interests: TBA
  • Governance Roles in other Educational Institutions: TBA
  • TBA