Elsecar Holy Trinity Primary Academy is part of St Mary’s Academy Trust.  The Trust are legally accountable for the purposes of governance.  For a list of Trustees, please visit www.stmarysacademytrust.co.uk.

The Local Governing Body

The LGB is a corporate body that has responsibility for the governance of the school. The headteacher of the school is responsible for day-to-day management of the school. The role of the LGB is to:

  • Set the strategic management and direction of the school and support the work of the headteacher and other staff
  • Ensure accountability
  • Act as a “critical friend” to the school
At Elsecar Holy Trinity, the LGB is made up of the following representatives:
Role Name Date of appointment   Date term of office ends/ended Appointing body Register of Business Interests
Chair of Local Governing Body Revd Eileen







Appointed by GB/board


Director at Elsecar Community Nursery


Parent Governor Claire


15/06/2016 15/06/2019 Elected by parents None

Local Governor


Revd Steve Chapman 14/01/2019 14/01/2022 Appointed by GB None
Parent Governor Karen



 05/10/2017  05/10/2020  Elected by parents  None
Head Teacher Steve


05/09/2016   N/A Ex-officio by virtue of office as Headteacher None
Staff Governor Anthony Booth 24/09/2018 23/09/2022 Nominated by staff None
Governor attendance at meetings (2018/19 academic year):
Governor 19/11/18 14/01/19 04/03/19 25/03/19 23/05/19 08/07/19
Rev Eileen Sanderson Y A Y Y Y Y
Mr Steve Silverwood Y Y Y Y Y Y
Rev Steve Chapman N/A Y Y Y Y A
Mrs Karen Miller Y Y Y Y Y A
Mrs Claire Peasegood A Y Y Y A Y
Mr Antony Booth Y Y Y Y Y Y