"Preparing our children for the changing world around us"             

Collective Vision Trust has the following governance structure:

Trust Structure

Our Members

MDolemanMick Dolman

  • A founding member of Collective Vision Trust
  • Involved in Education Governance in Chesterton for over 35 years
  • Worked in local industry – representative with considerable experience in employment law, tribunals and health and safety requirements
  • Former local councillor and community champion
  • Involved in HR negotiations at a local, regional and national level

 

 

 

 

Sarah GribbinMrs S Gribbin

  • Chair of the Board of Directors
  • Long standing Director and Governor
  • Accomplished and performance-driven OD executive with over 20 years’ experience of establishing & embedding strategic development initiatives and raising human effectiveness within various industries.
  • Proven track record of success in organisational development and performance improvement as well as optimisation of training design, delivery, and evaluation
  • Professional experience includes strategic leadership and development roles for: Home Instead Senior Care, Patisserie Holdings, Ask Italian Restaurants, Kurt Geiger Ltd, Walt Disney International, New Look Retailers, Royal Doulton
  • Holds the following professional membership, awards and certification: CIPD through PAC route, Taking the Lead Leadership Development Accredited Trainer, Myers Briggs Type Indicator Practitioner, D32 and D33 Assessor Awards, Certification in Training and Business Administration NVQ, Zenger Miller Facilitator

 

JCooperMr J Cooper

  • Involved in Education Governance in Chesterton for over 25 years
  • Retired engineer
  • Councillor – both County Councillor and Borough Councillor for over 20 years
  • Twice Mayor of Newcastle
  • Serves as a member of the County Council Planning Committee – bringing a county wide perspective to Strategic Planning
  • Member of numerous committees on Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council, with responsibilities that cover finance, performance impact, risk assessment and planning and legal matters
  • Chair of Bradwell Lodge Community Centre

 

 

 

RDuttonMr R Dutton

  • Former teacher and school bursar
  • Bursar at Chesterton Community Sports College for 14 years before retirement
  • Professional training record around school finance, health and safety and risk managements
  • An active member of the local Methodist community, holding the following positions
  • Chester and Stoke-on-Trent District Disabilities Adviser – detailed knowledge of equality issues and legislation
  • Member of the District Candidates Committee and the Synod
  • Trustee of Madeley Rural Community Centre
  • Brings considerable experience of school finance, health and safety, premises and risk management

 

 

 

ISharpMr I Sharp

  • Primary school teacher for 39 years and Deputy Head for 20 years.
  • Passionate supporter of outdoor education
  • Worked for several years as an Associate Lecturer for Manchester Metropolitan University, supervising, and assessing student teachers during their school placements.
  • Ex-Governor of several schools including primary, secondary and special.
  • Former Chair of the Governing Board of a large C of E Primary School.
  • Considerable experience of dealing with school finance, staffing and organising the curriculum.
  • Currently an Anglican Church Warden which helps understanding of the spiritual and moral aspects of the curriculum.
  • Personal interests include gardening, reading and motoring to the remotest parts of Britain, to walk, observe and photograph scenery and wildlife.

 

The  members have appointed the Directors of the Trust and have agreed to establishment of Local Governing Committees for the schools within the Trust.  Details of the members of the Local Governing Committees can be found on the Schools websites.

Our Directors

Sarah GribbinMrs S Gribbin (Chair)

  • Long standing Director and Governor
  • Accomplished and performance-driven OD executive with over 20 years’ experience of establishing & embedding strategic development initiatives and raising human effectiveness within various industries.
  • Proven track record of success in organisational development and performance improvement as well as optimisation of training design, delivery, and evaluation
  • Professional experience includes strategic leadership and development roles for: Home Instead Senior Care, Patisserie Holdings, Ask Italian Restaurants, Kurt Geiger Ltd, Walt Disney International, New Look Retailers, Royal Doulton
  • Holds the following professional membership, awards and certification: CIPD through PAC route, Taking the Lead Leadership Development Accredited Trainer, Myers Briggs Type Indicator Practitioner, D32 and D33 Assessor Awards, Certification in Training and Business Administration NVQ, Zenger Miller Facilitator

 

 

RDuttonMr R Dutton (Vice-Chair)

  • Former teacher and school bursar
  • Bursar at Chesterton Community Sports College for 14 years before retirement
  • Professional training record around school finance, health and safety and risk managements
  • An active member of the local Methodist community, holding the following positions
  • Chester and Stoke-on-Trent District Disabilities Adviser – detailed knowledge of equality issues and legislation
  • Member of the District Candidates Committee and the Synod
  • Trustee of Madeley Rural Community Centre
  • Brings considerable experience of school finance, health and safety, premises and risk management

 

 

 

ljacksonMrs L Jackson (CEO)

  • CEO and Accounting Officer for Collective Vision Trust
  • Over 30 years teaching experience and former Headteacher Chesterton Community Sports College
  • Track record of improving school standards – secondary and primary
  • Chair of Newcastle and Kidsgrove Secondary Heads Forum
  • Has represented Headteachers on various local authority committees and is a former Chair of the District Inclusion Panel
  • Brings considerable experience of school improvement, HR, school administration and management

 

 

 

 

 

SPhillipsMrs S Phillips

  • Over 10 years’ experience as a school Governor
  • Chair of Churchfields Local Governing Body
  • Over 25 years’ HR experience 
  • HR Manager for a local authority
  • Holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Member of the Chartered Institutive of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
  • Excellent understanding and experience of employment law, school reorganisation and structures

 

 

 

ESearlMrs E Searl

  • Worked in finance for over 15 years initially starting a career in banking and financial planning, before progressing into school business management by completing my CSBM, DSBM, CIPFA (certificate in financial Reporting for Academies) and AAT Level 2 qualification.
  • Experience of being a Data Protection Officer, to ensure GDPR compliance and also an E-Safety officer within current role.
  • CFO and company secretary of a 4 school MAT, so has a wide experience of school budgets and strategic planning.
  • An in-depth understanding of school governance

 

 

 

LDavenportMs L Davenport

  • Vice-chair of Chesterton Community Sports College’s Local Governing Body
  • Former founding Company Director for an Independent Funeral Service – bringing experience of company law, procedures, risk management and compliance
  • Has a wide experience of working in local care, education and health setting: NHS Blood Transfusion Service (Donor Care Supervisor), Support Worker for vulnerable adults, Nursery Nurse
  • Currently Bereavement Services Assistant for Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council
  • Brings a knowledge of local community and partner public and private sector organisations

 

 

 

Our Committee Chairs

 

Finance and Audit – Roy Dutton

Education Standards – Sarah Gribbin

Pay – Mick Dolman

Chesterton Community Sports College – Roy Dutton

Chesterton Primary – Roy Dutton

Churchfields- Sue Phillips

Crackley Bank – Simon Smart

Documents

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pdf Information and Interests for Trust Board 2019 20 ( pdf, 122 KB ) (55 downloads)
pdf Information on LGCs on members 2019 20 ( pdf, 197 KB ) (54 downloads)
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