Governance information

Meeting Attendance

Member and Trustee Disclosures 

The Register of Interests allows Members and Trustees of the Trust to declare any interests that they hold outside of the organisation.

NameBusiness InterestsOther Directorships
& partnerships
Other Trusteeships/
school staff
Jason BellNill Nill Nill Nill
Minesh Chauhan Nill Nill
Chair of governors at Bridge Junior School.
Former Chair of Governor at GreenLane Infant School
Treasurer of Leicester Neptune Swimming club
Brian DownesDownes Management Consultancy LtdDownes Management Consultancy Ltd
Downes Management Consultancy Ltd Vice President of The Institute of Asphalt Technology
Nill Nill
Gina Samuel-RichardsonLegal advisor to the Boards of Leicester Rape Crisis and The City RetreatDirector and shareholder at AGR LawFormer governor Shenton Primary School (ended Feb 2019) Nill
Hanif AsmalNational Leader of Governance Nill Roundhill Academy
(Deputy Chair)
Sunil DesaiLeicester City Council Nill Former Governor at Shenton Primary School (ended March 2019) Nill
Rose GriffithsUniversity of Leicester Nill Member for the Vines Multi Academy Trust Nill
Lee JowettLeicester City Council Nill Nill Nill
Pankaj Patel Nill Nill Nill Nill
John TurnerConsultancy work with Bradgate Education PartnershipDirector at:

John Turner Consulting Ltd
Turner Consulting Services Ltd

International Leadership Associates Ltd
Nill Nill
Learie GonsalvesOne Building Solution LtdOne Building Solution Ltd Nill Nill
Robert GrantLoughborough Schools Foundation Nill Member of Institue of Workplace and Facilities Managers (IWFM) Member of the IWFM Audit and Risk committee Nill
Andrea Gray Nill Nill Nill Nill
Zahir MamujeeMCL Property LtdMCL Property Ltd MCL Property Special Projects Ltd M Cubed Ltd Prosol Enterprises LLP MCLSP Narborough LtdMamujee Foundation Nill
Husein MussaFinancial Controller at Howes Percival LLP (Solicitors)Lote Tree Consultancy Limited Nill Nill
Stacy Thornton Nill Nill Governor at Eyres Monsell Primary School Nill
Khalid MahmoodSchool Development Support Agency (SDSA)TryDifferent Technologies Ltd Nill Spouse works as a TA at Uplands Infant School
Louise Dobbs Nill Nill Nill Nill
Jane RidgewellDirector at The School Development Support AgencyDirector at The School Development Support Agency

IEB member of Taylor Road Primary School
Nill Part time Headteacher at Highfields Primary School
David Nimmo Nill Nill Nill Part time Business Manager at Highfields Primary School
Member, Trustee and Executive Team Disclosures

Trust Committees  

The Trustees have appointed two central committees:

1.  Audit and Resources Committee

2. School Standards and Improvement Committee

The composition of the Committees is provided here for reference:

Lee JowettAudit and Resources CommitteeChair
Sunil DesaiAudit and Resources CommitteeTrustee
Lee JowettAudit and Resources CommitteeTrustee
Learie GonsalvesAudit and Resources CommitteeTrustee
Paul LonglandAudit and Resources CommitteeGovernor
Stacy ThorntonAudit and Resources CommitteeTrustee
Hussein MussaAudit and Resources CommitteeGovernor
Hanif AsmalSchool Standards and Improvement CommitteeTrustee
Pankaj PatelSchool Standards and Improvement CommitteeTrustee
Rose GriffithsSchool Standards and Improvement CommitteeTrustee
John TurnerSchool Standards and Improvement CommitteeTrustee

Local Governing Boards

The membership of each schools’ Local Governing Body can be found on our schools’ websites.

Details for the Chair of Governors of each school is provided here for reference with a link to their registers of interest.

Highfields Primary School

Green Lane Infant School

Sparkenhoe Community Primary School

Uplands Infant School

Local Governing Board Chairs

SchoolName of Chair
Greenlane Infant SchoolPaul Archdeacon
Highfields Primary SchoolAbdikayf Farah
Sparkenhoe Community Primary SchoolJo Webb
Uplands Infant SchoolSarah Orton

See a list of Members and Trustees.