Ebor Gardens Primary Academy


Wellspring Academy Trust is governed by a Board of Directors. The Board is comprised of:

For full details, follow the link to the WAT website-


All governors, excluding ex-officio, have a 4 year term of office.


The Governing Body

The Governing Body was re-constituted on 16.09.19. A Scheme of Delegation 3 arrangement is now in place, involving a small ‘Governing Group’ (primarily of Executive Team members) to provide agile and speedy governance support to the Academies on an interim basis.

The new members of the Governing Body are:


Governing Body Meeting Attendance Log

Attendance Summary 18-19


Leavers in the last 12 months

When the Governing Body was re-constituted the following members stepped down:

Catherine Waskett
Trust-appointed Governor
Date appointed: 1/12/15
Responsibility: Safeguarding
Business/ Financial Interests: None

Katie Mountain
Staff- appointed Governor
Date appointed: November 2017
Business/ Financial Interests: None

Phillip Whitehead (Vice-Chair)
Trust-appointed Governor
Date appointed: 11/9/17
Responsibility: Community Engagement
Business/ Financial Interests: None

Sara Sutcliffe (Vice-Chair)
Trust-appointed Governor
Date appointed: 11/9/17
Responsibility: Behaviour and Attendance
Business/ Financial Interests: Board Member of Families Forward

Ian Goddard
Ex-Officio Governor
Date appointed: Oct 2017
Business/ Financial Interests: None

Scott Jacques (Trust Employee)
Ex-Officio Governor
Date appointed: October 2018 (TA prior to this)
Business/ Financial Interests: Executive Principal at Springwell Leeds (part of WAT)

Lesley Jennings
Trust appointed Governor
Date appointed: October 2018
Responsibility: Business and Finance
Business/ Financial Interests: Member of Chartered Institute of Management Accounts

Barbara Moores
Trust-appointed Governor
Date Appointed : 20.11.18
Responsibility : Key Pupil Groups
Business/Financial Interests : Sole trader distributor for Tropic Skincare Products


Scheme of Delegation 3