Governance and the Local Governing Body


For information about governance in the South York Multi-Academy Trust, including information about the Trustees and Members of the board, please see the MAT website.

We are committed to local governing bodies in our schools
having delegated responsibility as far as possible,
consistent with good governance and prudent use of resources.
Schools will still need committed, skilled and enthusiastic governors!
Chair of Trustees
South York MAT
Local Governor’s NameCategory of Local GovernorTerm of Office
Mrs Lesley Dolben (Chair, Safeguarding)Trust appointed19/06/2022 – 18/06/2026
Mr Andy Wilcock (Vice-Chair, Health & Safety)Trust Appointed23/03/2022 – 22/03/2026
Mr Steve LewisPrincipal of the Academy (Headteacher)01/09/2019 – ongoing
Mr Matthew CarsonStaff appointed16/11/2018 – 15/11/2022
Mr Sam LynnStaff appointed15/11/2021 – 14/11/2025
Savitri PandeyParent Appointed23/03/2022 – 22/03/2026
Edward WebbParent Appointed23/03/2022 – 22/03/2026
Mrs Clare Sculpher (SEND)Trust appointed22/11/2018 – 21/11/2022
Mr Angus HoustonTrust appointed (Parent)12/02/2019 – 11/02/2023
Mrs Karen HuntTrust appointed (Parent)01/01/2020 – 31/12/2023
Jill RossTrust appointed14/07/2022 – 13/07/2026
VACANTTrust appointed