Lime Tree Primary Academy is part of The Dunham Trust. The Dunham Trust is governed by the board of Trustees. The Trustees comprise of:
- Board Appointed Trustees
- Chairs of Governors from Trust academies
Please see the Scheme of Delegation for full details of the roles and responsibilities of the Board Of Trustees and The Local Governing Body.
Effective governance is a key element of a successful academy. Local Governing Bodies act as a vital and critical friend to school leaders and staff. They provide the key and crucial connection to the community and to the Board of Trustees.
For further details on the structure please see
The results and year end financial position (at 31 August 2017) of Lime Tree Primary Academy are consolidated within the statutory accounts of The Dunham Trust, an exempt charity.
Chair of Governors
Vice Chair of Governors
Cllr Joanne Bennett
Mrs S. Windram
Mr S. Beswick
Mrs C. Larkin
Head of School
All governor committees meet at least once per term. The full board of governors also meets once each term and minutes from all committee meetings are reviewed at this meeting.
Minutes are produced after each meeting by Just A Sec Governor Support Services and circulated to all committee members as well as being lodged with Just A Sec and the Academy Business Manager. If you have any queries regarding the minutes please contact the Academy Business Manager) in the first instance.
If you are interested in becoming a parent governor, please contact the Chair of the Board of Governors via the school office who can advise of the process and when places become available.
Attendance at Local Governing Body
School Year 2018/2019
|Phil Welch (Chair)||Yes||–||–||–|
|Cllr Joanne Bennett||Yes||–||–||–|
School Year 2017/2018
|Denis Mallalieu (Chair)||Yes||Yes||Yes||No|
|Cllr Joanne Bennett||Yes||Yes||No||No|
|Jo Appleyard (Trust)||Yes||No||Yes||Yes|
School Year 2016/2017
|Denis Mallalieu (Chair)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Cllr Joanne Bennett||Yes||Absent||Yes|
Register of Business Interests
|Name of Governor||Role||Name of Business/ Associated Interest||Nature of Business||Nature of Interest||Date Interest Commenced|
|Phil Welch||Chair||Phil Welch||Website||Provide website services||2015|
|Phil Welch||IT||Provide IT advice||2015|
|Raechel Welch||Wife is employee||Wife is employee||2015|
|Dan Jagger||Vice-Chair||Nothing to Declare||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Cllr Joanne Bennett||Governor||Trafford Housing Trust||Charity/ Trust||Board Member||2008|
|Trafford Council||Local Authority||Elected Councillor||2004|
|Joanne Egerton||Parent Governor||Nothing to Declare||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Janet Green||Staff Governor||Lime Tree Primary||Education||Employee||2014|
|Janet Jarvis||Governor||Nothing to Declare||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Denis Mallalieu||Governor||Nothing to Declare||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|John Smith||Governor||Nothing to Declare||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Sarah Windram||Parent Governor||Lime Tree Primary||SEN Support||Employee||2018|
|Simon Beswick||Executive Principal||Nothing to Declare||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Clare Larkin||Head of School||C and H oven Cleaning Services||Oven Cleaning||Sibling Company||24/11/2017|