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Trust

St Gabriel’s CofE Academy is part of the Houlton CofE MAT; a charitable company founded to provide high-quality education for its communities. The Trust Board, in collaboration with the leadership team, plays a key role in setting and championing the trust’s vision and strategic priorities for the future. The Board also has responsibility for setting and modelling its culture, value and ethos in conjunction with the local diocese and school leaders.

Education Brief 2023

Please see our Local Governing Body page to learn more about our Local Governors or continue reading below to learn more about our Trust Governing Body.

Houlton CofE Multi-Academy Trust Board and Members

Trust Board

Canon Linda Wainscot  – Chair of the Trust Governing Board (appointed by foundation body/sponsor) – appointed 28 November 2016

Mr Andrew Taylor – Trust Director (ex-officio by virtue of office as CEO) – appointed 28 November 2016

Mr Daniel Neeld – Trust Director (appointed by academy members) – appointed 9 December 2020

Mrs Johanne Thomas – Trust Director (appointed by foundation body/sponsor) – appointed 28 November 2016

Reverend Stephen Gold – Trust Director (appointed by academy members) – appointed 28 November 2016

Mr Samuel Baptiste – Trust Director (appointed by academy members) – appointed 14 June 2022

Ms Yolanda Morley-McKay – Trust Director (appointed by academy members) – appointed 5 August 2022

Mrs Georgina Newton – Trust Director (appointed by academy members) – appointed 26 September 2023

Trust Members

Diocesan Board of Education (Corporate) Rev. April Gold – Member (appointed by academy members) – appointed 1 September 2020

Bishop of Coventry – Member (original signatory member) – appointed 28 November 2016

Mr Douglas Tribe – Member (appointed by foundation body/sponsor) – appointed 28 November 2016

Canon Linda Wainscot – Member (original signatory member) – appointed 28 November 2016

Mr Richard Coppell – Member (appointed by foundation/sponsor members) – appointed 28 November 2016

Resigned Trust Directors (left within last 12 months)

Dr Rex Pogson – Trust Governor (appointed by academy members) – appointed 28 November 2016, resigned 31st December 2022

Mr Christopher Sawtell – Trust Governor (appointed by foundation body or sponsor) – appointed 28 November 2016, resigned 28th September 2023

Contact for the Chair of Trust Board:

Canon Linda Wainscot: trustchair@stgabrielscofeacademy.org

Governance Structure Documents

Terms of Reference 2023

Scheme of Delegation 2023

Houlton CofE MAT Articles of Association

Houlton CofE MAT Master Funding Agreement

Houlton CofE MAT Supplementary Funding Agreement

Attendance and Governor Interests

Governor attendance is recorded at all meetings and published below. Governors are asked to declare any other interests at the start of the academic year, and make the Academy aware of any changes as the year progresses – a summary of Governor Declaration of Interests can be found below:

Code of Conduct

Register of Interests 22-23

Trust Governor Meeting Attendance 22-23

Trust Governor Meeting Attendance 21-22

Trust Governor Meeting Attendance 20-21

Governor Meeting Attendance 19-20