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This half term our Christian Value is Kindness.


We are a happy, family school with strong Christian values. We all work together to promote a love of learning where children succeed and reach their full potential. We hope you enjoy your visit.Hanley Swan Primary School is part of the Hanley and Upton Educational Trust

Governance Structure

Hanley Swan, St Gabriel’s with St Mary’s, C of E Primary School became an Academy on 1st April 2017 as part of a Multi Academy Trust along with Kempsey Primary School and Hanley Castle High School forming the name of the Hanley and Upton Educational Trust (HUET).


As a Multi Academy Trust, the Articles of Association allow for the HUET to consist of up to 5 members and 9 trustees.


In addition each school has a Academy Standards Committee which consists of up to three Parent Members, up to three Staff Members (including the Headteacher), and up to 5 Appointed Members. For church schools there will also be a Diocesan appointed Member. The role of the Academy Standards Committee is to provide strategic management, ask challenging questions and to act as a "critical friend", in partnership with and supporting the work of the headteacher and other staff. They are people from all walks of life, who care about children's education and are prepared to work as a team to support their school and local community.


Please find below a list of HUET Members and Trustees and Academy Standards Committee for Hanley Swan School


HUET MembersTim Sinden,  Chair of HUET board
 Rev. Barry Unwin - Diocesan Representative
 Marian Walters MBE - Independent
 Steven Price - Independent
 Sir Nicholas Lechmere - Independent
HUET TrusteesTim Sinden - Chair (
 Mark Stow, Chief Executive Officer & Accounting Officer
 Gail Black, Teaching and Learning
 Sue Fitzjohn - Diocesan Representative
 Rev. Sue Adeney - Diocesan Representative
 Kate Taylor - School Improvement/Safeguarding
 Vacant - Health and Safety
 Peter Saunders - Finance
Company SecretaryMichelle Snape
Hanley Swan Academy Standards Committee 
Parent MembersKate Walker - (Chair)

Richard Ashton - (vice Chair) 

 Terry Thomas
Staff MembersAnita Wilkins 
HeadteacherAdrian Pratley 
Appointed MembersHilary Aldous 
 Katherine Blance
Foundation MembersBarry Unwin - (also a Governor at Upton-upon-Severn CE Primary School)
ClerkYvonne Shaw



The HUET is a charitable company responsible for the successful operation of all three academies. Its role is strategic and it delegates day to day management of the School to the Headteacher and the Academy Standards Committee.