Multi Academy Trustees / Trust Directors and Local Governors


The Inspirational Learning Academies Trust has a board of Directors, these are:

Chair of the Trust

Name Governor Type
Rev Ann Ballard

Company Director and Chair of Local Governors at Whitfield Valley Primary Academy

Vice Chair of the Trust

Name Governor Type
Mrs Eileen Harvey

Company Director and Chair of Local Governors at Newstead Primary Academy

Chair of Finance

Name Governor Type
Mr Alan Irving

Company Director

Vice Chair of Finance

Name Governor Type
Mrs Leanne Barrow

Company Director

Other Directors

Name Governor Type
Mrs Pauline Smith

Company Director and Chair of Local Governors at Norton Le Moors Primary Academy

Mr Ben Mills

Company Director

Mr Dave Evans

Company Director

Mrs Barbara Grzegorzek

Company Director

Mrs Helen Stocking
Company Director and Chief Executive Officer
Mr Adam Clewes
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
To contact any of the trust directors, or Local Governors, please send your query to the school address, or e-mail address, marked for the attention of the relevant director or governor.

The constitution of the local governing body is as follows: 1x teacher governor, 1x staff non-teaching governor, 2x community governors, 2x parent governors, 1x Head Teacher governor, 1x Executive Head Teacher governor

It is the responsibility of the trust to appoint new governors to each local board.  The manner in which the governing body is constituted is by an open public vote.


Newstead Primary Academy also has a Local Governing Body who work together with the Directors of the Trust to ensure that local issues are addressed and high standards are maintained. 
Governing Body Members at Newstead Primary Academy are:

Name Governor Type
Mrs Eileen Harvey

Chair of Local Governing Body (Community Governor)

Mr Alan Irving

Parent Governor

Mrs Leanne Barrow

Parent Governor
Mrs Helen Stocking
Executive Head Teacher of Multi Academy Trust

Miss Kelly Sherrell

PA to the Executive Head Teacher

Mr Mike Sproston

Community Governor

Mrs Samantha Smith

Teacher Governor

Mrs Val Nixon

Staff Governor

Miss Suzanne Rawlings

Head of School Governor