The role of the Governing Body is to help the School to provide the best possible education for its students by:

  • Setting the school’s vision and strategic aims and agreeing plans and policies, making the best use of available resources.
  • Monitoring and evaluating performance and acting as a ‘critical friend’ to the school.
  • Ensuring the school is accountable to the students and parents it serves and to its local community.

Our Governors have a major responsibility in the management of the curriculum, finance, staffing, premises and communication.

The Chair of Governors, Mr P Hilton can be contacted care of the school address.

Mr Julian Nicholls, Ex-officio Head

Responsibilities and committees
Head – Admissions, Curriculum, Finance, Personnel, Premises and Standing Committees.
Register of interests
Sole Director of Trinity Sports Services Ltd.

Dr Admos Chimhowu, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Personnel Committee.
Register of interests
None

Mrs Jane Coogan, Parent

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Premises Committee.
Register of interests
Staff Governor for Stanley Grove Primary Academy, Longsight.

Mr Peter Hilton, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Chair of Governors and Chair of Standing Committee. Also, member of Finance and Personnel Committees.
Register of interests
None.

Dr Adanna Lazz-Onyenobi, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Curriculum Committee.
Register of interests
None.

Mrs Pamela Lord, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Vice Chair of Governors and Chair of Finance Committee. Also, member of Standing Committee and Personnel Committee.
Register of interests
Parent governor at St Matthew’s CofE Primary School, Chadderton.

The Ven Karen Lund, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Curriculum committee.
Register of interests
None.

Ms Ann Meadowcroft, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Chair of Admissions Committee. Also, member of Personnel, Standing and Finance Committees.
Register of interests
None.

Mr David Moore, Staff

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Curriculum and Premises Committees.
Register of interests
None.

Cllr Nigel Murphy, Co-opted

Responsibilities and committees
Deputy Leader of Manchester City Council. Married to Assistant Head at St Ambrose RC Primary School, Chorlton. Chair of Governors at Manchester Adult Education Service.
Register of interests
Councillor of Manchester City Council. Married to Assistant Head of St Ambrose RC Primary, Chorlton.

Mr Robert Palmer, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Chair of Personnel Committee. Also, member of Standing, Curriculum and Premises committees.
Register of interests
Vice Chair of Governors at St Mary’s CE Primary School, Moss Side. Member of Manchester Diocesan Board of Education Finance and General Purposes Committee. Invigilator at Whalley Range 11-18 High School.

Mrs Andrea Plimmer, Parent

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Finance and Premises Committees.
Register of interests
None.

Revd Prof Peter Scott, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Chair of Curriculum Committee. Also, member of Standing committee.
Register of interests
None.

Mr Brian Selby, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Chair of Premises committee. Also, member of Standing and Finance committees.
Register of interests
School Governor of St Andrew’s Primary School, Manchester.

Revd Canon Falak Sher, Foundation

Responsibilities and committees
Member of the Premises Committee.
Register of interests
None.

Miss Julie Tattersall, Parent

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Personnel Committee.
Register of interests
None.

Mr Tom Wells, Staff

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Curriculum Committee.
Register of interests
Member of The Institute of Martial Arts and Sciences.

Mr Simon Worsley, Staff

Responsibilities and committees
Member of Curriculum and Premises Committees.
Register of interests
1st Choice Sports.

Additional Information:

Governor Full Terms of Office
Governor Meeting Record of Attendance
Appointment Date of Full Governing Body Members

What’s happening at Trinity High.

Read the latest news from our school.

Aug 22, 2019

Top marks for Rochdale’s youngest ever player

Rochdale AFC’s youngest ever player proved he’s talent on the pitch and in the classroom after bagging top GCSE results. Luke Matheson, 16, has had an unforgettable school year after becoming Dale’s youngest player last September. Top club’s including Manchester United and Liverpool are rumoured to be interested in the prodigy. Today Luke was like […]

Aug 19, 2019

Congratulations to our Year 13 Students

Congratulations to our Year 13 students for their results. The overall pass rate for all L3 qualifications was 99%, with 20% of A Level grades A*-A and 46% A*-B. Well done everyone and a special thank you to all the teachers who have worked so hard to enable you to achieve these results.     […]

Jul 19, 2019

Visit from the Governor of the Bank of England – Mark Carney

The Governor of the Bank of England’s representative in the north recently called the school and asked if Mr Mark Carney would be able to pay us a visit on 15th July, 2019. Mr Carney spent some time looking at the GCSE artwork on the Temple corridors and then met some Year 7, 8 and […]

Jul 19, 2019

Activities Week

The penultimate week of the year, activities week, was certainly a week to remember, with the our students involved in the following: Year 7: Our students participated in a number of arts activities throughout the week, including drama, dance, art and music, culminating in a wonderful showcase at the Z-Arts centre on the Friday. Year […]