The David Ross Education Trust

David Ross Education Trust schools create a rich and exciting learning environment that inspires students to become their confident, academic best.

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Ingoldsby Academy

Founded in 1877, Ingoldsby is a mixed Primary School, for children from 4 to 11 years old with a nursery facility on site at the school, taking children from their third birthday.

Governors

Our Governors

Ingoldsby Academy is governed by an Academy Scrutiny Committee.

Our governors are:

  • Melanie Capes
    Principal
  • Clare Greenhalgh
    DRET Appointed Governor (Chair)
  • Anna Sorensen
    DRET Appointed Governor (Vice Chair)
  • Alex Green
    DRET Appointed Governor
  • Rachel Cope
    DRET Appointed Governor
  • Sam Cheffins
    DRET Appointed Governor
  • Jeanette Gledinning
    Staff Governor
  • Edyta Tomlinson
    Parent Governor
  • Emma Stephens-Dunn
    Clerk

 

Governor Assigned Responsibilities

Safeguarding - Rachel Cope
SEND - Clare Greenhalgh

Attendance - Alex Green

Reading - Edita Tomlinson

Arts Award - Clare Greenhalgh

Contacting a Governor

To contact a governor, please contact the Trust Governance Team by emailing governance@dret.co.uk.

If you are looking to contact a Governor to make a complaint or share a concern, please note that as per our Complaints Policy, governors do not investigate complaints at Stage 1 or Stage 2.  This enables them to be impartial should a complaint be escalated to a Stage 3 governor panel. If you wish to make a complaint, please complete this form and your complaint will be investigated accordingly.

Scheme of Delegation

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

Minutes of the Academy Scrutiny Committee

Should you wish to view a copy of the minutes of the ASC at this academy, please contact the Trust Governance Team, who will be able to provide you with an electronic or paper copy of the minutes.

Are you interested in becoming an academy governor?

We are looking for new governors to support our academies. Our governors work closely with their academies to support the Trust’s goal of broadening the horizons of young people through a world-class education, equipping our students with the skills and experiences to become their confident, academic best, no matter what.

If you have an interest in, and commitment to, improving education and would like to make a difference within your community, please register your interest in becoming a governor by completing our governor application form. If you have any questions about a governor’s role or responsibilities please contact us at governance@dret.co.uk or review our information pack below. 

march 2024 governor recruitment booklet.pdf

 

What is it like being a Governor with DRET?

To understand what it is like to be a governor with us, take a look at our testimonial booklet and videos which contain insights from serving governors.

governor testimonial booklet .pdf

 

 Emma Bennett 

Angela Watts 

Stephen Platten 

Garry Allen 

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