Our Governing Body

Our governors are responsible for the management of the academy. They must ensure that resources and finances are used with maximum efficiency and strong value for money.

Find out more about them here.

Academy
Trust Governance

Find out more about our Co-op Academies Trust governance, on our trust website.

Governance

Full Name Trust Governance
How to contact the Governing Body

If you would like to contact our Governing Body please bring a letter to Main Reception marked ‘Confidential for Governors’ along with your contact details.

Or post a letter marked ‘To contact the Governing Body’ to ‘FAO Chair of Governors, Co-op Academy Nightingale, Stanley Road, Harehills, Leeds, LS9 7AX

This will then be passed on to the Governing Body who will get in contact with you.

www.coopacademies.co.uk

Full Name How to contact the Governing Body
Tony Hind (CoG)
Full Name Tony Hind (CoG)
Category of Governor Sponsor, Chair
Appointed by An employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Sub-committees Finance | Pastoral and Curriculum
Declarations of Interest Awaiting information
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020: Finance - 2/2 | Pastoral and Curriculum - 2/2
Angela Craig
Full Name Angela Craig
Date Appointment 01/05/2018
Category of Governor Co-opted
Appointed by Governing Body
Sub-committees Finance | Pastoral and Curriculum
Declarations of Interest Assistant Director of Operations, NHS from July 2018
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020: Finance - 2/2 | Pastoral and Curriculum - 2/2
David Brook
Full Name David Brook
Date Appointment 22/10/2019
Category of Governor Sponsor
Appointed by An employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Sub-committees Pastoral and Curriculum
Declarations of Interest Awaiting information
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020: Pastoral and Curriculum - 1/2
Jack Sowter
Full Name Jack Sowter
Category of Governor Ex-Officio
Appointed by N/A
Sub-committees Finance | Pastoral and Curriculum
Declarations of Interest None
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020: Finance - 2/2 | Pastoral and Curriculum - 2/2
Nicky Zielinkski
Full Name Nicky Zielinkski
Date Appointment 27/01/2020
Category of Governor Staff
Appointed by Election
Sub-committees None
Declarations of Interest None
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 1/1
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings N/A
Robin Williamson
Full Name Robin Williamson
Date Appointment 05/10/2016
Category of Governor Co-opted
Appointed by Governing Body
Sub-committees Finance
Declarations of Interest None
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020: Finance 2/2
Shareen Sharif
Full Name Shareen Sharif
Date Appointment 25/07/2019
Category of Governor Parent
Appointed by Election
Sub-committees Pastoral and Curriculum
Declarations of Interest Sister, Mehnaz Sharif, is an employee of the academy
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020: Pastoral and Curriculum - 1/2
Tassawar Hussain
Full Name Tassawar Hussain
Date Appointment 25/07/2019
Category of Governor Parent
Appointed by Election
Sub-committees None
Declarations of Interest None
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 1/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings N/A
Anthony Assani
Full Name Anthony Assani
Date Appointment 13/05/2019
Category of Governor Co-opted
Appointed by Governing Body
Sub-committees Pastoral and Curriculum
Declarations of Interest Awaiting information
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 0/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020: Pastoral and Curriculum - 0/2
Date of Resignation 23/09/2020
Michael Smith
Full Name Michael Smith
Date Appointment 01/09/2018
Category of Governor Co-opted
Appointed by Governing Body
Sub-committees Finance | Pastoral and Curriculum
Declarations of Interest None
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 1/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020: Finance - 2/2 | Pastoral and Curriculum - 2/2
Date of Resignation 23/09/2020
Zara Beattie
Full Name Zara Beattie
Date Appointment 01/12/2018
Category of Governor Staff
Appointed by Election
Sub-committees Pastoral and Curriculum
Declarations of Interest Awaiting information
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2019-2020: 2/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2019-2020: Pastoral and Curriculum - 1/2
Date of Resignation 12/11/2020