School's Forum

The Schools' Forum

The Forum is the partnership body between the council and the local school community. It has both statuary decision making and consultative powers across all local school funding decisions, including the amount of money received by each school each year.

Forum membership

Maintained Schools

Primary Headteacher Representative - 

Sue Brummitt - Gillshill Primary 

Primary Representatives -

Karen Siedle - St Cuthberts Academy Trust (Primary)

Secondary Representatives -

Stuart Carrington - Kelvin Hall  Academy- Yorkshire & Humber Cooperative Learning Trust 

•       Sophie Teasdale - St Cuthberts Academy Trust 

Academies/Free Schools and University Technical Colleges

Jan Drinkall - Highlands  - North Carr Academy Trust (MAT)

Lesley Stocks - Pearson - Hull Collaborative Trust (MAT)

Ruth Murray - Francis Askew / The Constellation Trust (MAT)

Primary Governor Representatives - 


Secondary Representatives -

Kevin Matchett - Archbishop Sentamu / Sentamu Academy Learning Trust

Clare Thorley - Winifred Holtby

Alex Dick - Malet Lambert/The Education Alliance

Vanessa Nolan - Marvel College Academy

Simon Witham - Venn Academy

Robert Kennington

Secondary Governor Representative - 

Jeannette Sutherland - Ebor Academy Trust

Other school members

Nursery Schools -

Andrew Shimmin - McMillan Nursery

Special Schools Headteacher Representative -

Rachel Davies - Oakfield (chair of the forum)

Bernie Moorcroft - Tweendykes

Pupil Referral Units - 

Sue Yardley - Rise Academy / The Constellation Trust  

Non school members

Diocesan representatives -

Jeanette Sutherland - Ebor Academy Trust

Sophie Teasdale - St Cuthberts Academy Trust

14-19 Partnership -

Chris Herring - Wyke College

Private Voluntary and Independent (Early Years Settings) -

Vicky Gray - Westside Day Nurseries

Trade Unions -

Mike Whale - National Education Union


 Contact us

 Schools Finance Team (Corporate Finance)

Hull City Council

2nd Floor, City Treasury

Guildhall Road




Tel: 01482 333 300

Text Phone: 01482 300 349



School's Forum

School's Forum

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