Local Governing Body (The East Manchester Academy)

The East Manchester Academy’s Local Governing Body (LGB) is represented by numerous members of the community. Governors are an important part of our school community and provide essential critical support.

They are responsible for raising standards through guidance and provide strategic direction. Governors are an important part of our school community, and provide essential critical support to the school.

Local Governing Body

Name Title Governor Type Appointed Term of Office Ends Business and Pecuniary Interests
Jessica Bowles Chair of Governors Community 22/12/16 21/12/20
Dave Newton Vice Chair Community 11/05/17 10/05/21
Jackie Bowen Academy Headteacher Staff
Neil Smith Community 20/09/16 19/09/20 DHT at Manchester Grammar School, governor at Blackden Trust & Hurtshead Infants
Christopher Coe Staff (teaching) 23/04/18 22/04/22
David Elms Staff (support) 01/09/16 31/08/20
Susan Naouali Parent 20/01/17 19/01/21
Elaine Morrison LA Governor 01/08/14 31/07/18
Waseelat Onikeku Parent 29/06/17 28/06/21
Steve Warrener Community 11/09/17 10/09/21 Strategy director at TFGM
Dale Bassett Co-opted 18/09/18 17/09/22

Governing Body Committees and Chair

Meeting Type Key/Reference Chair of Meeting
Local Governing Body LGB Jessica Bowles
Finance and Resources F&R Steve Warrener
Curriculum and Standards C&S Neil Smith
Wellbeing WB Elaine Morrison

Governors’ Attendance at Meetings (2017/18)

Governor LGB Meetings Finance & Resources Meetings Curriculum & Standards Meetings Wellbeing Meetings
 Anthony Benedict  5/5  4/4  4/4  3/3
 David Elms  4/5  N/A  N/A  3/3
 Jessica Bowles  5/5  4/4  4/4  2/3
 Neil Smith  3/5  N/A  4/4  N/A
 Susan Naouli  5/5  N/A  3/4  N/A
 David Newton  5/5  2/3  4/4  N/A
Elaine Morrison 5/5 1/1 N/A 3/3
Steve Warrender 3/5 4/4 N/A N/A
Waseelat Onikeku 5/5 N/A N/A 2/3
Christopher Coe 1/1 N/A N/A N/A

Contact the Chair of Governors

If parents / carers wish to contact school governors, please route any enquiry or written correspondence (addressed private and confidential) to Mrs J. Bowles, Chair of Governors, via school. Alternatively, email Miss C Hunt, Headteacher’s PA: c.hunt@temac.co.uk

Quality Marks, Awards & Affiliations

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