Mapplewell Primary is part of HCAT academy trust. Please click here for HCAT trustees and members information.

Further information regarding HCAT governance structure can be found by clicking here.

Click here for our Governance Arrangements that outlines the structure and remit of the trust’s members, board of trustees, committees and local governing bodies (the trust’s scheme of delegation for governance functions), and the full names of the chair of each Governing Body.

Our Responsibilities

  • Developing the strategic plan for the school
  • Determining aims, policies and priorities for the school
  • Approving the school budget
  • Appointment and dismissal of staff
  • Setting statutory and non-statutory targets
  • Monitoring and evaluating the work of the school
  • Drafting the school profile.
  • Reviewing progress against the school’s budget and objectives
  • Securing high levels of attendance and good standards of pupil behaviour
  • Ensuring pupils have access to a broad and balanced curriculum, to prepare them for the future
  • Maintenance of school buildings
  • Ensuring the health and safety of pupils and staff

Mapplewell Primary Governing Body comprises of  community governors,  local authority governors,  parent governors and  staff governors.

The Different Types of Governors 

  • Local Authority (LA) Governors: appointed by the Local Authority that maintains the school.
  • Community Governors: appointed by the governing body to represent the community. A community governor does not need to have any previous experience or knowledge of education, nor do they need to have children.
  • Parent Governors: elected onto the governing body by other parents from the school, and are usually parents of children in attendance at the school.
  • Staff Governors: elected onto the governing body by staff at the school.

Mapplewell Primary School Governing Body

Name: Appointed By: Period of Office From: Period of Office to:
Jocelyn Egan


Governing Body / Board 11 July 2023 11 July 2027
Caroline Stringer Elected by Parents 11 July 2023 11 July 2027
Tim Stevens Nominated by Other body & Elected by Governing Body 11 July 2023 11 July 2027
Andy Wealthall Appointed by Foundation/Trust 15 February 2022 15 February 2026
The register of Governors Business Interests can be found here

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