Members, Trustees & Governors

Meeting Attendance 2017/18

Members

 

Danielle George

Professor Danielle George is Vice Dean for Teaching and Learning in the Faculty of Science and Engineering, and a Professor of Radio Frequency Engineering at the University of Manchester. She completed her BSc in Astrophysics, MSc in Radio Astronomy at The Victoria University of Manchester based at Jodrell Bank Observatory, and her PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with UMIST.

Miles Hewstone

Miles Hewstone is Professor of Social Psychology, University of Oxford. He has published widely on inter-group contact, segregation and integration, and is actively involved in national public policy to improve inter-group relations.

Andrew Kilburn

Andrew is a former Chief Executive of Oldham Council and former Chair of Governors at Oldham Sixth Form College. He has a wealth of experience in the areas of leadership, resources and finance.

Estelle Morris

Estelle Morris is a former teacher, Member of Parliament and Secretary of State for Education. She recently chaired the Oldham Commission into Education which set out a framework for raising standards across the town.

Sanna Waseem-Khawaja

Sanna Waseem-Khawaja is a former student of both Hathershaw and Oldham Sixth Form College. She went on to study Medicine at the University of Oxford and University College London. She is currently working as a junior doctor at King’s College Hospital in London and maintains strong ties with both schools through the promotion of higher education and careers in Medicine.

Trustees

 

Chair of Trustees

Andrew Kilburn

Andrew is a former Chief Executive of Oldham Council and former Chair of Governors at Oldham Sixth Form College. He has a wealth of experience in the areas of leadership, resources and finance.

Vice Chair of Trustees

Cllr Ateeque Ur-Rehman

Ateeque is an elected member of Oldham Council and local businessman. He has been Chair of Governors at The Hathershaw College for the last seven years.

Accounting Officer | Executive Principal

Jayne Clarke

Jayne has been Principal at the highly successful Oldham Sixth Form College for the last seven years. She is an active member of the Sixth Form College Association Council and Chair of the Funding Committee. Jayne is a National Leader of Education, a member of the Oldham Opportunity Area Partnership Board and continues to support other secondary schools that are not members of The Pinnacle Learning Trust through membership of a number of Governing Bodies.

Dave McEntee

Dave has been Principal at The Hathershaw College for the last four years. He has overseen the College’s journey from an Ofsted Requires Improvement judgement in February 2014 to Good in April 2016. GCSE Progress 8 outcomes in 2017 (+0.35), placed Hathershaw results in the top 18% of all schools nationally with those of Disadvantaged students being +0.29. Dave is in the process of gaining accreditation to become a Local Leader of Education.

Mike Gibbons

Mike is the Director of External Relations and Deputy Registrar at Manchester Metropolitan University. Prior to his appointment on the Board of Trustees at The Pinnacle Learning Trust, Mike was a governor at Oldham Sixth Form College.

John Porter

John is a partner in a local firm of solicitors and heads the firm’s Commercial Department, specialising in Employment Law and Business matters. He is also the current Chair of Governors at Oldham Sixth Form College.

Chris Wilson

Chris recently retired from a successful career at The Co-operative Bank where he took ultimate responsibility for the Specialist Sectors business, including Local Authorities, Charities, Real Estate, Co-op Retail Societies and Treasury. Living in the Borough from the age of 10, Chris has also been a Governor of North Chadderton School, Chair of the Local Advisory Board of the Career Academy and Chair of the Partnership Board of the University Centre Oldham.

Register of Pecuniary Interests

Pecuniary Interests

Governors

Oldham Sixth Form College

 

Principal

Jayne Clarke

Jayne has been Principal at the highly successful Oldham Sixth Form College for the last seven years. She is an active member of the Sixth Form College Association Council and Chair of the Funding Committee. Jayne is a National Leader of Education, a member of the Oldham Opportunity Area Partnership Board and continues to support other secondary schools that are not members of The Pinnacle Learning Trust through membership of a number of Governing Bodies.

Chair of Governors

John Porter

John is a partner in a local firm of solicitors and heads the firm’s Commercial Department, specialising in Employment Law and Business matters. He is also the current Chair of Governors at Oldham Sixth Form College.

The Hathershaw College

 

Principal

Dave McEntee

Dave has been Principal at The Hathershaw College for the last four years. He has overseen the College’s journey from an Ofsted Requires Improvement judgement in February 2014 to Good in April 2016. GCSE Progress 8 outcomes in 2017 (+0.35), placed Hathershaw results in the top 18% of all schools nationally with those of Disadvantaged students being +0.29. Dave is in the process of gaining accreditation to become a Local Leader of Education.

Chair of Governors

Cllr Ateeque Ur-Rehman

Ateeque is an elected member of Oldham Council and local businessman. He has been Chair of Governors at The Hathershaw College for the last seven years.