Academy Committee

Whalley Range 11-18 High School’s Academy Committee is represented by numerous members of the community. Governors are an important part of our school community and provide essential critical support.

They are responsible for raising standards through guidance and provide strategic direction. Governors are an important part of our school community, and provide essential critical support to the school.


Academy Committee

All positions appointed by the Board of Trustees.

Name Title Governor Type Appointed Office Ends Business and Pecuniary Interests
Elaine Ferneley Chair of Governors Community 21/11/19 20/11/23
Anna Olsson Rost Vice Chair Community 19/09/19 18/09/23
Jackie Fahey Academy Headteacher
Hannah Martin Staff (teaching) 11/02/21 10/02/25
Paula Barnes Staff (support) 13/02/20 12/02/24
Helen Underhill Community 19/09/19 18/09/23
Kenny Ross Community 19/11/20 18/11/24
Mehreen Qazi Parent 20/09/18 19/09/22
Kashif Malik Parent 28/06/21 27/06/25
Saima Habib Parent 28/06/21 27/06/25
Omar Khan Parent 28/06/21 27/06/25
Nasser Yusuf Parent 28/06/21 27/06/25

Academy Committee Meeting Documents and Minutes

In accordance with the Academy Trust Handbook, Education and Leadership Trust will make available for public inspection:

  • The agenda for every meeting of the academy committee and sub-committees
  • The approved minutes of each meeting
  • Any report, document or other paper considered at each meeting

For further information, please contact Education and Leadership Trust.

Committee Attendance at Meetings

Contact the Chair of Governors

If parents / carers wish to contact school governors, please route any enquiry or written correspondence (addressed private and confidential) to Mrs E. Ferneley, Chair of Governors, via school. Alternatively, email Mrs S. Davison, Headteacher’s PA: sdavison@wrhs1118.co.uk

Quality Marks, Awards & Affiliations

We strive for excellence and are very proud of our achievements and affiliations.

If you believe something is missing or should be removed from the list below, please let us know.

Cyber Essentials Certificate logo Real World Learning Awards Winner 2021 logo Confederation of School Trusts logo Educate Awards Winner 2019 logo SSAT Educational Outcomes Awards 2018 logo SSAT Effective Learning Behaviour logo SSAT Climate for Learning logo Manchester United Foundation logo The Duke of Edinburgh logo The Cultural Diversity Standards logo The Schools Co-operative Society logo School Achievement Award logo Sport England logo Leading Edge Partnership Programme logo The Quality in Careers Standard logo Healthy Schools Manchester logo Basic Skills Quality Mark logo Whalley Range Sixth Form logo Education and Leadership Trust logo