Governance

Governing Body

The governing body of the Academy are our directors. They oversee overall strategy for the Academy's development, including finance - and support the Principal in delivering the vision for the school.

Scheme of Delegation

The Scheme of Delegation can be found here

Wellington College Academy Trust

President: HRH Prince Andrew, Duke of York

Board of Directors

Chair of Directors: Tim Bunting (Partner, Balderton Capital)

  • Sir Anthony Salz (Executive Vice-Chairman, Rothschilds)
  • Stephen Crouch (Group Finance Director, Wellington College)
  • David Cowley (Chair of Governors, the Wellington Academy)
  • Dr Mike Milner (Excecutive Principal, Wellington College Academy Trust)
  • Neill Lunnon (Chair of Governors, Wellington Primary Academy)
  • Julian Thomas (Master, Wellington College)

Head of Governance: Claire Emery

Full Name

Date of Appointment

Term of Office Expires

Date Stepped Down

Who Appointed by

Record of Attendance 2015/16

Tim Bunting

01/09/2009

31/08/2017

 

Sponsor

4 of 5

David Cowley

01/09/2009

31/08/2017

 

Sponsor

5 of 5

Stephen Crouch

03/02/2012

02/02/2020

 

Sponsor

4 of 5

Neill Lunnon

01/10/2014

30/09/2018

 

Sponsor

5 of 5

Dr Mike Milner

01/09/2014

Ex Officio

 

-

5 of 5

Sir Anthony Salz

01/09/2009

31/08/2017

 

Sponsor

2 of 5

Julian Thomas

01/09/2015

Ex Officio

 

-

4 of 5

 

The Wellington Academy Governing Body and Information

Chair of Governors: David Cowley (Former Director, Willis Insurance Brokers)

  • Colonel James Denny (Commander, Tidworth, Bulford & Netheravon Garrison)
  • Robin Edwards (Parent)
  • Sarah Evans (Chair of Trustees, Westside School, Westminster)
  • Tom Hicks (Wellington College Representative)
  • Charles Howard (Community - Wiltshire Councillor - nominated by Tidworth Area Board)
  • Ann Keane-Maher (Chair of Academic Working Group)
  • Matt Oakman (Wellington College Representative)

Full Name

Date of Appointment

Term of Office Expires

Date Stepped Down

Who Appointed by

Record of Attendance 2015/16

David Cowley

01/09/2009

30/08/2017

 

Sponsor

6 of 6

Robin Edwards

28/09/2014

27/09/2018

 

Parent

4 of 6

Sarah Evans

19/11/2010

18/11/2018

 

Sponsor

6 of 6

Tom Hicks

01/09/2014

31/08/2018

 

Sponsor

5 of 6

Charles Howard

21/06/2013

20/06/2017

 

Board

6 of 6

Ann Keane-Maher

01/09/2013

31/08/2017

 

Sponsor

4 of 6

Mathew Oakman

01/09/2014

31/08/2018

 

Sponsor

6 of 6

Cilla Paget

01/09/2014

31/08/2018

11/09/2016

Sponsor

4 of 6

Allan Ridler

19/05/2015

18/05/2019

31/12/2016

Parent

4 of 6

 

Wellington Primary Academy Governing Body and Information

Chair of Governors: Neil Lunnon (Chair of Governors, Wellington Primary Academy) Letter from the Chair of Governors, Neil Lunnon

  • Abrilli Phillip (Acting Headteacher)
  • Jessica Goves (Sponsor Governor, Wellington College)
  • Carole Blundon-Lee (Sponsor Governor)
  • Reverand Annabel Copeland (Staff Governor, Chaplain Wellington College Academy Trust)
  • Kate Duckett (Military)
  • Mark Freeta (Community)
  • Rupert Gregory (Council)
  • Bill Murray (Community)
  • Claire Rhodes (Sponsor Governor, Eagle House)
  • Alexandra White (Parent)
  • Gareth Williams (Community)

Full Name

Date of Appointment

Term of Office Expires

Date Stepped Down

Who Appointed by

Record of Attendance 2015/16

Carole Blunden-Lee

11/11/2014

10/11/2018

 

Sponsor

5 of 6

Annabel Copeland

11/11/2014

10/11/2018

 

Community

5 of 6

Kate Duckett

20/01/2016

19/01/2020

19/07/2016

Community

3 of 4

Mark Freeta

02/10/2015

01/10/2019

 

Community

5 of 5

Jessica Goves

11/11/2014

10/11/2018

 

Sponsor

6 of 6

Rupert Gregory

02/10/2015

01/10/2019

 

Community

4 of 5

Neill Lunnon

01/10/2014

10/11/2018

 

Sponsor

6 of 6

Bill Murray

02/10/2015

01/10/2019

19/06/2016

Community

2 of 4

Claire Rhodes

11/11/2014

10/11/2018

 

Sponsor

5 of 6

Alexandra White

02/10/2015

01/10/2019

 

Parent

5 of 5

Gareth Williams

11/11/2014

10/11/2018

31/03/2016

Community

3 of 4

 

Register of Interests

Board Members

Full Name

Name of Business/ Associated Person

Nature of Interest

Date Disclosed

Tim Bunting

VXS UK Limited
Credit Benchmark Limited
Prodigy Investments Limited
Crowdcube Limited
First Magazine Limited
Kobalt Music Group Limited
Kobalt Capital Limited
Livebookings Holidays Limited
Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity
Top Up TV 2 Limited
Top Up TV Europe Limited
Top Up TV Holidays Limited
Oncimmune Holdings Limited
Oncimmune Limited
InterResolve Holdings Limited
Wellington College
Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Rentify Limited
Groupay Limited
Gocardless Limited
Nutmeg Saving and Investment Limited
The Springboard Bursary Foundation
Tor (Hook) Limited
Balderton Capital (UK) LLP
Balderton Atlantic Management Co II. LLC
Balderton Atlantic Management Co III. LLC
Balderton Atlantic Management Co II. LLC
Balderton Atlantic Management Co IV. LLC
Balderton Atlantic Management Co V. LLC

Directorships/Partnerships

08/09/2016

David Cowley

 

 

 

Stephen Crouch

Wellington College
Wellington College Enterprises
Wellington College International
Wellington College Academy Enterprises Ltd

Employee
Director
Director
Director

07/09/2016

Neill Lunnon

Wellington College

Employee

05/09/2016

Dr Mike Milner

Wellington College Academy Trust

Employee

13/09/2016

Sir Anthony Salz

N M Rothschild & Sons Ltd
The Scott Trust
The Scott Trust Foundation
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
The Guardian Foundation
Tate Foundation
Paul Hamlyn Foundation
The Conran Foundation
Reprieve
Responsible Leadership Foundation (Forward Institute)
Foundation for FutureLondon
Freeformers
Advisory Board of Exeter University’s School of Business and Economics
Teach First & Business Leaders Council
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom Arts Trust
Advisory Council of the Centre for the Study of Media, Communication and Power

Director
Director
Trustee
Chairman
Director
Director
Director
Director
Trustee
Director
Trustee
Investor/Adviser
Adviser
Chair
Trustee
Adviser

04/10/2016

Julian Thomas

Wellington College

 

12/09/2016

 

The Wellington Academy LGB Governors

Full Name

Name of Business/ Associated Person

Nature of Interest

Date Disclosed

Robin Edwards

Hampshire Countryside Access Forum

Daughter

Elected Member 

Student at the Wellington Academy

07/09/2016

Sarah Evans

 

 

 

Tom Hicks

Wellington College

Employee

07/09/2016

Charles Howard

Wiltshire Council

Member

12/12/2016

Ann Keane-Maher

Westside School

Trustee

16/12/2016

Steve Lawton

 

None

13/09/2016

Mathew Oakman

Wellington College

Employee

07/09/2016

 

Wellington Primary Academy LGB Governors

Name

Name of Business/ Associated Person

Nature of Interest

Date Disclosed

Carole Blunden-Lee

Winchester College Carwarden House School

Employee Company Director

14/09/2016

Geoff Burton

Wife

Wellington College Academy Trust Employee

14/09/2016

Annabel Copeland

Wellington College Academy Trust

Employee

13/09/2016

Mark Freeta

 

None

14/09/2016

Jessica Goves

Wellington College
Husband

Employee
Wellington College Academy Trust Employee

13/09/2016

Rupert Gregory

St Bartholomew's School
Tidworth Town Council

Employee
Councillor

14/09/2016

Neill Lunnon

Wellington College

Employee

05/09/2016

Claire Rhodes

Eagle House

Employee

14/09/2016

Alexandra White

 

None

14/09/2016

 

Financial Statements

The Wellington College Academy Trust - Report and Financial Statements August 2016

The Wellington College Academy Trust - Report and Financial Statements August 2015

The Wellington College Academy Trust - Report and Financial Statements August 2014

The Wellington College Academy Trust - Value for Money Statement Year Ending August 2014