Our Governing Body play an important role in supporting the Board of Trustees and providing key elements of local governance for schools.
The Governing Body are responsible for:
  • Ensuring the academy is operating within the mission and ethos of the trust and contributing to the trust’s key strategic priorities.
  • Monitoring the quality of teaching and learning, attendance, behaviour and safety, within the academy and progress against the academy improvement plan.
  • Holding school leaders to account for improvement of standards in the school.
  • Engaging with wider academy activities as a means of monitoring overall quality.
  • Ensuring compliance with the Trusts policy for Safeguarding and that the Academy maintains a ‘culture of vigilance in respect of all safeguarding matters.

Our Governors:

Mr Cathal Lynch – Chair of Governors

Mrs Abiola Adeboyejo – T&L Assessment

Mrs Arwa Kassim

Mrs Beverly Walters – PDB & W SEND Governor

Chris Jones – Staff Governor

Mrs Ria Evans – Outcomes

Miss Sarah Maxfield – T&L Assessment


Governors can be contacted via email to the school at: or by letter to the school.
Please mark your email or letter FAO the Chair of Governors and we will ensure that your communication is passed on. Any emails will be handled in confidence.

Register of Business Interests

Business Interests
Cathal Lynch Director of Structures in Schools

Charity Trustee of Friends of Cotteridge Park

Mrs Abiola Adeboyejo None
Mrs Arwa Kassim None
Mrs Beverley Walters None
Mr Chris Jones None
Mrs Ria Evans None
Miss Sarah Maxfield None