Governing Board - The Unity Federation

Name 

Governor Type 

Responsibility 

End of Tenure 

Stuart Mycroft

Ex-Officio

Head of Federation

 

Steve Carney 

Co-opted 

Acting Chair 

15/09/24 

Anita Leech 

Co-Opted

 

15/09/24 

Nick Sexstone 

Co-opted 

 

15/09/24 

Lyndsey McDonough

Parent 

 

23/05/25

Susan Smith 

Staff 

 

15/09/24 

Katie Kirk

Staff

 

10/06/25

Cllr Helen Collinson

Local Authority   31/10/25

Steven Thompson 

Co-opted 

 

08/10/24 

David Bennet

Co-opted 

 

31/10/25

Anne McMullan

Co-opted 

 

31/10/25

Vacancy

Co-opted

Vacancy

Parent 

 

 

 

   
 
 
Full Governing Board Attendance
 

Member

Meeting 1

01/11/2021 

Meeting 2

03/02/2022

Meeting 3

 

Stuart Mycroft

Attended

 Attended

 

Ron Abbey 

Attended 

Attended
Resigned 11/02/22 

 

Steve Carney 

Attended 

Attended 

 

Cllr Anita Leech 

Attended

Did Not Attend

Apologies Received 

 

Nick Sexstone 

Attended 

Attended 

 

Lyndsey McDonough

Did Not Attend

Apologies Received 

Attended 

 

Susan Smith 

Did Not Attend 

Attended 

 

Katie Kirk

Attended

Attended 

 

Helen Collinson

Not yet a member Attended   

Steven Thompson 

Co-opted 

Attended 

 

David Bennet

Not yet a member 

Attended 

 

Anne McMullen

Not yet a member 

Did Not Attend

Apologies Received 

 

Vacancy

 

Vacancy

 

 

 

 

 
Families & Community Committee
Members: David Bennett (Chair of Committee), Stuart Mycroft, Steve Carney, Steven Thompson, Anita Leech, Anne McMullen, Councillor Helen Collinson, Lyndsey McDonough.
 
Member
Meeting 1
10/12/2021
Meeting 2
 
Meeting 3
 
David Bennett
(Chair of Committee)
Attended    
Stuart Mycroft
 
Attended    
Ron Abbey
 
Attended Resigned Resigned
Steve Carney
Acting Chair of Federation 
Attended    
Steven Thompson
 
Did Not Attend
Apologies Received
   
Anita Leech
 
Did Not Attend
Apologies Received
   
Anne McMullen
 
Did Not Attend
Apologies Received
   
Councillor Helen Collinson
 
Did Not Attend
Apologies Received
   
Lyndsey McDonough
 
Did Not Attend
Apologies Received
   
 
Curriculum & Performance Committee
Members: Stuart Mycroft, Steve Carney, David Bennett, Steve Thompson, Katie Kirk, Susan Smith.
 
Member
Meeting 1
07/01/2022
Meeting 2
 
Meeting 3
 
Stuart Mycroft
Headteacher
Attended    
Ron Abbey
 
Attended  Resigned Resigned 
Steve Carney
Acting Chair of Federation
Attended    
David Bennett
 
Attended    
Steven Thompson
Safeguarding Leading 
Did not attend
Apologies Received
   
Katie Kirk
Staff - Castleway/LNS
Attended    
Susan Smith
Staff - LNS
Did not attend    
       
 
 
Finance & Personnel Committee
Members: Stuart Mycroft, Steve Carney, Nick Sexstone
 
Member
Meeting 1
25/01/2022
Meeting 2
 
Meeting 3
 
Stuart Mycroft
 
 Attended    
Ron Abbey
 
Attended   Resigned Resigned 
Steve Carney
Acting Chair of Federation
Attended     
Nick Sexstone
 
 Attended