Academy Committee

Term of office is 4 years.
 

 

2023-24

Full Name 

Academy Committee role 

Register of Interests

Date of Appointment

Date Stepped Down

Appointed by:

Meeting Attendance 

Adrian Ball

Chair 

Chief Executive and Trustee, Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust

 

Trustee, Villiers Park Educational Trust 

1/9/22

-

Trust Board 

 

Chris Jennings

Academy committee member

Principal, Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form     

20/7/17

-

Trust Board 

 

Simon Jones 

Academy committee member

Chair, Norwich Conservative Federation

15/10/21

-

Trust Board 

 

Oliver Henderson 

Parent academy committee member 

Principal Data Scientist, Aviva 

29/11/21

-

Elected by parents 

 

Rachel Hope

Academy committee member

Assistant Principal, East Point Academy 

15/11/21

-

Trust Board 

 

Nichola Cole 

Parent academy committee member 

-

29/11/21

21/3/24

Elected by parents 

 

Nikki Morris

Academy committee member 

-

10/3/22

-

Trust Board 

 

Mark Sowersby

Academy committee member - 26/4/24 - Trust Board   
Jeremy King Parent academy committee member - 26/04/24 - Elected by parents  

 

2022-23

Full Name 

AC role 

Interests

Date of Apt

Date Stepped Down

Appointed by

Meeting Attendance 

Adrian Ball Chair

Chief Executive, Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust

Trustee, Villiers Park Educational Trust

1/9/22 - Trust Board  3 of 3 

Chris Jennings

Academy Committee Member

Principal, Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form  

20/7/17

-

Trust Board

2 of 3

Simon Jones  

Academy Committee Member

Chair, Norwich Conservative Federation

15/10/21

-

Trust Board

3 of 3

Oliver Henderson

Parent Academy Committee Member 

Principal Data Scientist, Aviva   

29/11/21

-

Elected by parents 

3 of 3

Rachel Hope

Academy Committee Member

Assistant Principal, East Point Academy 

15/11/21

-

Trust Board 

3 of 3

Nichola Cole 

Academy Committee Member

-

29/11/21

-

Elected by parents 

0 of 3

Mel Betts Academy Committee Member Teacher, St Francis of Assisi 15/11/21 19/09/22 Trust Board 0 of 0 
Nikki Morris Academy Committee Member - 10/3/22 - Trust Board  2 of 3


The Academy Committee is part of a wider governance structure within the Inspiration Trust. Further details of roles and responsibilities can be found in the governance section of the Inspiration Trust website. 

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