Castle Manor Academy is sponsored by the Unity Schools Partnership.  The registered office is:  USP Offices, Park Road, Haverhill, Suffolk, CB9 7YD.  Their contact number is: 01440 333400.  Details of the Trust's funding agreements, articles, accounts, names of the trustees and members, and other detailed governance arrangements can be found on their website or through Companies House.

The Local Governing Body plays a crucial role in holding the school to account and ensuring the vision is met.  They meet 6 times per year, every half term.  The scheme of delegation can be found in the USP Governor Handbook, which can be found on this page.  It is made up of parents, staff and local interested people who act as Community Governors.  There are no committees.  Our Chair, Justine Dawkins, can be contacted through the school's postal address, or by emailing and Vice Chair is Kirsty Franks

These are the members of our Local Governing Body:

Academic year 2021-2022

Name Relevant interests Appointed Appointed by Attendance record 2021-22 Attendance record 2022-23 Left
Chair: Justine Dawkins


07/02/2017 Appointed by GB/board 5/6
Vice Chair:  Kirsty Franks Samuel Ward Academy 16/11/2017 Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 4/6
Paul Cummings None 8/11/18 Appointed by GB/board 4/6
Vicky Hogg Headteacher Clements School and Governor 11/05/2017 Appointed by GB/board 5/6
Tony Humphrey Chair of Governor Long Road 6th Form 8/11/2018 Appointed by GB/board 4/6
Karen Martin N/A 12/5/2022 Parent Governor 3/6
James Mason Sybil Andrews Academy 28/03/2017 Appointed by foundation/Trust 3/6
Teri Putnam None 24/1/2019 Appointed by GB/board 5/6
Vanessa Whitcombe Community Governor at Linton Village College, Academy Advisory Board Olive Academies 01/09/2015 Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 5/6
Rebecca Bushell N/A 10/9/2021 Staff Governor 3/6
Rachel Johnson N/A 17/9/2021 Associate Governor 3/6