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 name Category of Local Governor Term of Office
Lesley Dolben (Chair) Trust appointed 19/16/2018 – 18/06/2022
Andy Wilcock (Vice-Chair) Trust appointed 23/03/2022 – 22/03/2026
Steve Lewis Principal of the Academy (Headteacher) 01/09/2019 – ongoing
Matthew Carson Staff 17/11/2018 – 15/11/2022
Sam Lynn Staff 15/11/2021 – 14/11/2025
Savitri Pandey Parent 23/03/2022 – 22/03/2026
Edward Webb Parent 23/03/2022 – 22/03/2026
Claire Sculpher Trust appointed 22/11/2018 – 21/11/2022
Angus Houston Trust appointed 12/02/2019 – 11/02/2023
Karen Hunt Trust appointed 01/01/2020 – 31/12/2023
Natalie Knowles Trust appointed 22/02/2021 – 21/02/2025