Trusts Directors and Local Governors

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

Whitfield Valley 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 Whitfield Valley Primary Academy are:


Chair of the Trust

Name Governor Type
Rev’d 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 GrzegorzekCompany Director
Mrs Helen Stocking
Company Director and Chief Executive Officer
Mr Adam Clewes
Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Whitfield Valley 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.

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.

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.

Governing Body Members at Whitfield Valley Primary Academy are:


Name Governor Type
Mrs Barbara Grzegorzek Chair of Local Governing Body (Community Governor)
Mr Adam Clewes Head Teacher Governor
Mrs Natasha Austin Parent Governor
Miss Sonia Spilsbury Parent Governor
Mr David Broad Community Governor
Mrs Michelle Baker Teacher Governor
Mrs Caroline Henderson Staff Governor
Miss Karen Burgess Staff Governor