The Academies that are part of The Ascent Academies’ Trust do not have Local Governing Bodies, we are governed by Members and Trustees. 

To find out more about our structure and governance please click on the links below.


Dame Dela Smith Val Milnes

Colin Short

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 Dame Dela Smith
 Val Milnes
 Colin Short
Paul Makin

June Torgersen


For more information about our Trustees please click on their names below.

Nick Hurn Rohit Patel Carolyn B

Nick Hurn


Rohit Patel

(Vice Chair)

Carolyn Dunn


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Michelle Quinn

(Parent Trustee)

Lynn Watson

Nadine Hudspeth

Val Milnes Paul Wright Whorlton, Rachael

 Val Milnes


 Paul Wright

Rachael Whorlton

Barker, David

David Barker MBE MBA