Janet Baker, previously Assistant Principal at Solebay, has been appointed as Interim Principal. Jeff Martin, interim Chair of Governors at Solebay, and Amanda Phillips, Executive Principal, made the following statement:
One of the most important things that the Directors and Governors are responsible for is ensuring that our Academies have strong, effective leadership. I am delighted to let you know that the Directors have appointed Janet Baker as Interim Principal of Solebay Primary Academy.
Janet will continue to work closely with Amanda and the Solebay Governors as she takes up her new responsibilities.
Please read our press release, dated 23 March 2015, for more information.
Amanda Phillips, Executive Principal of Paradigm Trust, recently granted an interview to Time 107.5FM.
The local authority has produced the following leaflet to provide advice to parents, carers and families:
The trust is pleased to announce that it has, today, determined to work with Impero Solutions to provide a consistent set of network management tools across our schools. Teachers will now be able to:
- broadcast tutor screen to all or selected pupils
- broadcast a pupil’s screen to others
- blank screens and lock mouse/keyboard
- monitor progress through task lists, exams and quick questions
- help and assist pupils remotely
- send and collect multiple files to and from different computers.
Please see below for more information.
Richard joined the board of directors of Paradigm Trust in September 2013. He was a parent director and also the chair of the academy council at Old Ford Primary Academy.
He is a commercial filmmaker and has a B.A. Joint Honours in English literature and philosophy. Since 2008, he has held the position of 1st Assistant Director, commercials.
Richard was appointed as a director by the members on 10 October 2013. His term of office was for four years. He stepped down on 27 September 2016.
Richard joined the board of directors of Paradigm Trust in September 2015. He was a member of the audit and risk committee, and the operations and finance committee. Richard was a governor at Old Ford Primary School for approximately 6 years until 2013, when he left to become vice chair of governors at Culloden Primary Academy. During this time, he was also chair of its finance and premises committee using his contacts to introduce the school to a beneficial relationship with the Tower Hill Trust. His work in the education sector also includes being a governor of Woldingham School for nine years and remains a governor of Stonyhurst College.
Richard’s professional career involved being a director of Credit Suisse Asset Management, before which he was a director of Schroder Investment Management, and previously a director of Baring Investment Management, all based in the city of London. During his 40 year career in the city of London, he advised and managed investment portfolios for leading charities and pension funds. Since Richard’s retirement from the City, he has been an adviser to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and continues to be an adviser to the Dean and Chapter of York.
Richard served as a director of Paradigm Trust from September 2015 until January 2016. His term of office was four years. He was appointed as a director by the members on 23 September 2015.
Pauline joined the board of directors of Paradigm Trust in October 2013. She is also the chair of the audit and risk committee. She was a governor at Solebay Primary Academy until the trust’s governance structure was revised in September 2015. She also acts as the trust’s link director for Solebay Primary Academy.
Pauline is a chartered accountant who recently retired as a senior partner at Pricewaterhouse Coopers. In her last role with the firm she was head of public policy and regulatory affairs, responsible for representing the firm in discussions with government, regulators, media and other stakeholders.
She is vice chair of the ICAEW’s professional standards board, a member of the financial reporting council’s accounting council, a member of the financial conduct authority’s regulatory decisions’ committee and an affiliate of FTI consulting. She is also a community governor of Middleton School, a special needs primary school in Ware, Hertfordshire.
Pauline’s term of office is four years. She was appointed as a director by the members on 10 October 2013.