The members are the subscribers to the trust’s memorandum of association. They have an overview of the governance arrangements of the trust and have the power to appoint trustees and remove these trustees.

NameAppointed Date
Mr C. O'Shaughnessy (Chair of Governors / Chair of Personnel Committee) February 2016
Ms S. HatfieldFebruary 2016
Mr I. RobertsFebruary 2016

Trustees are responsible under the academy trust’s articles of association for controlling its management and administration. They have responsibility for directing its affairs, and for ensuring that it is solvent, well-run, and delivering the trust’s charitable outcomes for the benefit of the public.

NameAppointed Date
Mr G. Keown (Chair of Trustees)April 2017
Mrs J. Lowe (Headteacher) February 2016
Mrs A. Thompson February 2016
Mrs C. Booth (Vice-chair / Chair of Curriculum Committee)February 2016
Ms K. GillanJune 2019

Trustees are appointed by the members. The Headteacher is appointed by the Board of Trustees.

Governing Body
The Governors are volunteers who make a positive contribution to the school by giving their time, expertise and experience to help to shape the leadership and quality of learning across The Kingsway School. The Governors work in partnership with all staff to raise the educational achievement and attainment of all our pupils.

Co-opted Governors

  • Mr C. O’Shaughnessy
  • Mrs C. Booth
  • Ms K. Sandler (Chair of Finance Committee)
  • Ms S. Hatfield
  • Mrs A. Thompson
  • Mrs J. Appleton


  • Mrs J. Lowe

Parent Governors

  • Vacancy
  • Vacancy
  • Mrs T. Payton
  • Mrs S. Holmes
  • Miss L. Baker
  • Mr G. Keown

Staff Governors

  • Mr P. Lawton
  • Ms B. Murray


  • Mr A. Sheikh

You can write to any of our governors; care of The Kingsway School, Foxland Road, Gatley, SK8 4QX

Further information about the governance arrangements at the school are detailed within the Scheme of Delegation document below.

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