Welcome to the Governors Page

The Sentamu Academy Learning Trust (SALT) is a Company limited by guarantee and a Charitable Trust. Responsibility for the academies that make up the Trust and for the funds granted by the Parliament for providing education in those academies is entrusted to the Board of Trustees. The detail of the Members of the Company and of the Board of Trustees can be found at http://www.salt.sentamu.com/accountability-and-governance

Our Governing Body

Find out about the people who oversee the general vision and management of our school. They give their time to ensure that school policies and long term vision are followed carefully to ensure that your child has the best experience that can be whilst they are with us. The governing body has a range of duties and powers and a general responsibility for the conduct of the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement. The Governing Body have responsibility for raising standards of achievement in the school. They hold senior leaders to account, seek external views of the school and use a range of information to set the strategic direction.

Governor Details

St James’ Church of England Academy Governing Body

 Governor Date of Appointment

Appointed By


End of Term Area of Responsibility Declared Business and/or Pecuniary  Interest Other EABs/Governors Committees/ educational institutions


Jane Daniels


Staff Governor



By virtue of office

 01/01/2030 None  None
Julia Strickland

Deputy Head

Staff Governor




21/05/2019 None None
Pat O’Brien

Sponsor Foundation Governor

Chair of Governors



York Diocese Board

31/12/2021 Numeracy


None Trustee of Ann Watson Trust
Rev Gloria Naylor

Sponsor Foundation Governor

Ex Officio



York Diocese Board

08/11/2020 RE

Collective Worship

 None Trustee of Ann Watson Trust

Chair of St James PCC

Emma Davidson-Lane

Trust Foundation Governor




SALT Trust Board

01/02/2019 Child Protection

Looked After Children


Foundation Curriculum

 None  None
Martin Collingwood

Trust Foundation Governor



SALT Trust Board

06/06/2019 Equality M Collingwood Ltd None
Zoe Thomson

Parent Governor




29/11/2021 Health & Safety None None
Joanne Nundy

Parent Governor




 19/12/2021  None None
Patricia Lambert

Sponsor Foundation Governor



York Diocese Board

 31/08/2021  None None


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