The role of the Governing Body is to provide oversight, challenge and support to the School towards improvement.  Additional details regarding each member can be found below.

The following members are elected to the Governing Body:

Local Governing Body – Terms of Reference

Ormiston Academies Trust – Scheme of Delegation

Governor Role From To Pecuniary/Business interests Other Governing Body
Ms Rachel Beckett Chair 22.11.18 21.11.22 Principal at Sandon Junior School
Mr Matthew Bennett Community 06.10.16 05.10.20 Governor at Alexandra Junior School and Infants
Mr Lee Davies Staff 01.12.16 30.11.20 None
Mrs Katy Tomkinson Parent 14.03.18 13.03.22 None
Mrs Claire Stanyer Principal 01.09.19 31.08.23 Husband Principal at OSSMA
Ms Kate Burrows Community 03.10.19 02.11.23 SENCO at Sandon Junior School
Mr Paul Mangnall Community 01.09.15 31.08.23 Potteries Educational Trust and SASCAL
Mr Carl Robinson Community 01.10.19 02.10.23 None


Governors who have left
Name Leaving date
Ms Jane Gaffney 20th March 2019
Ms Sarah Thirlwell 31st July 2019
Mr Gareth Jones 31st August 2019
Ms Kelly Blundred 1st October 2019


Contact Details for governing body

Chair of Governors Ms Rachel Beckett –

Care of Ormiston Meridian Academy, Sandon Road, Meir, Stoke on Trent, ST3 7DF