Local Governing Body

Our governors are responsible for the management of the business of the academy, including adopting an annual plan and budget, monitoring the academies by the use of targets and budgets and senior staff appointments.


Trust Governance

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

Aaron Booth

I am a Civil Servant with over 5 years experience in finance and IT project management. I have two sisters who are currently in primary education. I have previous governing…

Elaine Walsh

Although I am fairly new to the governing body at co-op Academy Parkland, I have over 12 years experience as a school governor and have had various roles including chair…

Nicola Uttley

My name is Nicola Uttley, I am one of the staff governors here at Parkland, I am also the nursery teacher and Early Years Foundation stage leader. This is not…

Catherine Kaer-Jones

I have worked in education for the last 21 years primarily in secondary education. I have 3 grown up children so as a parent have experienced education at all stages….

Chris Bradbury

I am a Head of Change Management delivering major transformational changes for the Financial Services sector, currently working on the exit of Bank and Insurance. I have worked with the…

David Thomson

My name is David Thomson. I am an Information Security Consultant currently working at Angel Square for the Coop in Manchester. I have Cyber Security experience in 3 different industries…