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 Local Governing Body which consists of up to three Parent Governors, three Staff Governors (including the Headteacher), and up to 5 Appointed Governors. For church schools there will also be a Diocesan appointed Governor. The role of the Governing Body 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 Local Governors for Hanley Swan School
|HUET Members||Jeff Robinson, Chair|
|Rev. Barry Unwin - Diocesan Representative|
|Marian Walters MBE - Independent|
|Dr David Webster - Independent|
|HUET Trustees||Jeff Robinson, Chair|
|Lindsey Cooke, Chief Executive Officer & Accounting Officer|
|Naomi Skellum - Responsible Officer|
|Sue Fitzjohn - Diocesan Representative|
|Rev. Sue Adeney - Diocesan Representative|
|Kate Taylor - School Improvement/Safeguarding|
|Steven Price - School Improvement/Performance Data|
|Sir Nicholas Lechmere - Independent|
|James Speller - Local Business|
|Company Secretary||Michelle Snape|
|Hanley Swan LGB|
|Parent Governors||Kerry Laughton-McConnon - Resources|
Terry Thomas (Vice Chair) - Standards & Teaching
Clare Walters (Chair) - Resources
|Staff Governors||Anita Wilkins - Standards & Teaching|
|Headteacher||Adrian Pratley - Resources, Standards & Teaching|
|Appointed Governors||Hilary Aldous - Standards & Teaching|
|Sally Hargreaves - Resources|
|Sue Roberts - Resources|
|Foundation Governors||Linda Bedford - Standards & Teaching|
|Barry Unwin - Resources (also a Governor at Upton-upon-Severn CE Primary School)|
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 Local Governing Body.