Our governing body: making sure every child gets the best possible education

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The Morley Newlands Academy Local Governing Body includes representation from parents, community, and sponsor governors from The GORSE Academies Trust. The intention of this Local Governing Body is to ensure Morley Newlands Academy provides an exceptional education for all its students.

Become a governor

Becoming a governor is a rewarding way to help your local community and have a positive influence on the quality of young children’s education. The Morley Newlands Academy Local Governing Body includes people from all walks of life with each person adding their unique experience and skills to the work of running an academy.

if you feel that you could play a role in becoming a governor to send a message using our website form for further information.

Get in touch

The Chair of Governors can be contacted by writing to the following address:

Chair of Governors
Morley Newlands Academy
c/o The GORSE Academies Trust
Wide Lane
LS27 8PG

Governing Body Members

NameCategoryEnd of Term of OfficeCommittee MembershipVoting RightsBusiness InterestsOther establishments at which they governRelations within the academy
Angela BradshawTGAT31/12/2020n/aYesPendingNoneNone
Dean BruceParent31/12/2020n/aYesPendingNoneNone
Craig DaveyCommunity16/07/2018PPMYesNoneNoneDaughter – Teacher
Katie DaviesParent31/12/2020n/aYesPendingNoneNone
Jonathan Fyffe
Parent5/11/2018PPMYesNoneNoneWife – Teacher
Winifred KidgerCommunity02/09/2017PPMYesCouncillorNoneNone
Simon McCarthyPrincipaln/aPPMYesNoneNoneNone
Simon PecherTGAT31/12/2020n/aYesNoneNoneNone
Mike RobinsonCommunity02/09/2020n/aYesNoneNoneNone
Mark RoperTGAT31/12/2017n/aYesNoneRANone
Tammy SimpsonStaff31/12/2020n/aYesNoneNoneNone
Sir John TownsleyExecutive Principaln/aPPMYesNoneTMA, TFA, TRGA, BA, EHC, HA, RANone

Company Documentation

All company documentation relating to The GORSE Academies Trust can be found on our Trust website at www.tgat.org.uk/company-documentation