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Ingoldsby Academy is governed by a Local Governing Body.

Our governors are:

Associate Principal - Melanie Capes

DRET Appointed Governor - Richard Platt (Chair)

DRET Appointed Governor - James Healy

DRET Appointed Governor - Rachel Uttley

DRET Appointed Governor - Clare Greenhalgh

DRET Appointed Governor - Pritpal Matharu 

Parent Governor - David Earnshaw (Vice Chair)

Parent Governor - Rachel Ebbins 

Staff Governor - Michelle Bland

Clerk - Anne Prothero



All Governors

Data & Standards

Mel Capes

Richard Platt

Jamie Healy

Finance and General Purposes

Mel Capes

Richard Platt

Rachel Ebbins

David Earnshaw

Contacting a Governor 

To contact a governor, please phone or email the academy directly who will pass on your enquiry to the relevant governor.

Scheme of Delegation

Information about the David Ross Education Trust's scheme of delegation is available here.

Minutes of Local Governing Body meetings

Should you wish to view a copy of the minutes of the Local Governing Body at this academy, please contact the academy directly who will pass on your request to the Clerk who will be able to provide you with an electronic or paper copy of the minutes.

Interested in becoming a Governor at this Academy?

If you’d like to know more about the role of a governor at this academy and are considering joining the Local Governing Body, please contact DRET Governor Services by emailing