Meet the Academy Trust Members

Name Type Date Appointed
Ellen Hagan Member 10th October 2019
Jeffrey Park Member 10th October 2019
Colin Richardson Member 10th October 2019
Brian Johnson Member 25th August 2016
David Wallace Member 1st June 2012

Meet the Board of Trustees 

The Trust Members devolve the day-to-day running of the Academy Trust to a Board of Trustees
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Name Type Appointment Date Selection Panel Personnel Personnel Appeals Committee Performance Management of HT Audit, Finance & Premises Curriculum Pupil Discipline Complaints Link role
Mrs Ellen Hagan Chair Parent 29.09.21
Y Chair Y Chair Y Y Y Chair Y H & S
Mrs Margaret Haswell  Co-opted 04.06.20  Y Y Y Y Y Y Literacy
Mrs Kimberley Bushby  Co-opted 13.10.22 Y Safeguarding / LAC 
Mrs Paige Huntingdon Staff 30.11.22 Y Curriculum 
Mrs Claire Webb Parent 24.09.20 Y Y Y EYFS
Mrs Rachel Chapman Parent 24.09.20 Y Y Y Sports Premium / Pupil Premium
Mrs Laura Jackson  HT Staff 01.09.22 Y Y
Mrs Michelle Hogg Staff 13.10.22 Y Curriculum / Literacy / Pupil Premium / Sports Premium / Personal Development / Wellbeing
Mrs Sue McNeilly
Vice Chair
Co-opted 06.02.20
Y SEND/Numeracy
Cllr Melanie Thornton Co-opted 14.10.20 Y Y Y Y Safeguarding/Curriculum

Eppleton Academy Primary makes available for public inspection:

  • the agenda for every meeting of the trustees, local governing bodies and committees
  • the approved minutes of each meeting
  • any report, document or other paper considered at each meeting.

Please submit a freedom of information request to detailing your reason for the request and trustees will consider and release the requested information.

The trust may exclude from any item any material relating to:

  • a named teacher or other employee or proposed employee
  • a named pupil or student at the academy, or candidate for admission or referral to it
  • any matter which, by reason of its nature, the trustees are satisfied should remain confidential.



Eppleton Academy Primary Governance with Interests September 2022
Eppleton Academy Primary Governance with Interests September 2022


Eppleton Academy Primary Meeting Attendance 2021 - 22
Eppleton Academy Primary Meeting Attendance 2021 - 22