Governance

Manor Multi Academy Trust has a board of Directors (also referred to as the Board of trustees) and oversees the running of the Multi Academy Trust. This group is made up of the majority of our original governing body.

Our Directors are: 

Anita Cliff O.B.E; B.Ed; M.Ed (Executive Principal of our Multi Academy Trust)

Headteacher for 18 years and a National Leader of Education (NLE)

Trained OFSTED inspector.

Awarded OBE for services to education in 2007 for supporting schools regionally improve outcomes for children.


David Coles (Also Member and Chair of Governors)

David has been instrumental as Chair of Governors at our school for many years in working with staff, parents and children in and embarking monumental programme of change that has taken our school to: an OFSTED outstanding judgement and sustaining it; achieving exceptional outcomes for all pupils (these results rank amongst best in the county across many); creating a stimulating and vibrant place for children to learn and establishing a highly successful National teaching School that supports schools across our country improve outcomes for their children.      

Mo Sharif (Also Vice Chair of Governors)

Highly experienced school governor who is a UK Clinical Manager for a national medical company.

Helena Smith (Also Parent Governor)

Highly experienced school governor who is a Teacher in a neighbouring authority school.

Sarah Farnell (Also Parent Governor)

Highly experienced school governor who has worked for a Black Country Housing group for more than 20 years and is the HR and Payroll Manager there.                                                                                                    

Donal Knipe (Also Community Governor)

Retired deputy head teacher, extensive experiences of teaching and leading schools in Birmingham.                                                

Tracy Whatmore (Also Community Governor)

Doctor of Education, Lectures at The University of Birmingham where she trains teachers.

Anthony Dibble

Trained Ofsted Inspector

Katy Morgan

Former Head of Audit Wolverhampton City Council



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Ettingshall Road, Coseley,
West Midlands WV14 9UQ
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