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Local Governing Body

  • Stephanie Burn – Co-opted Governor appointed by the Governing Board on 1 September 2021

  • Nneka Ikeogu – Trust appointed Governor appointed on 1 September 2021

  • Kevin Paynes – Trust appointed Governor appointed on 1 September 2021

  • Lynne Hunter – Co-opted Governor appointed by the Governing Board on 10th October 2022

  • Ed Podesta – Co-Opted Governor appointed by the Governing Board on 10 October 2022

  • Julian Burkinshaw – Staff Governor elected by staff on 1 September 2021

  • Stuart Huddleston – Principal (ex-officio)

Chair of Governors:

Stephanie Burn

Vice-Chair of Governors:

Kevin Paynes


  • Adam Brown resigned as Trust appointed Governor on 26 September 2022
  • There are currently two Parent Governor vacancies on the Governing Board.

Click HERE to see details of pecuniary/business interests, including governance roles in other educational institutions, for all RKLT Governors.

Governor Attendance for 2021/22

Record of attendance at LGB meetings


How to contact the Chair of Governors

You can email our Chair of Governors via the Clerk to the Governing Board, Miss Peycke here

You can also write to the Chair of Governors, for their attention, at:

Temple Learning Academy
Neville Road
Leeds LS15 0NN

Schedule of Meetings 2022-23

The meetings of the Governing Board are agreed at the beginning of each academic year and are scheduled to align with the RKLT Board Meetings.

  • Monday, 10 October 2022
  • Monday, 5 December 2022
  • Monday, 6 February 2023
  • Monday, 15 May 2023
  • Monday, 3 July 2023

Red Kite Learning Trust

Red Kite Learning Trust publishes the required statutory documentation for all of its schools on the Red Kite Learning Trust website

Click below to see the Red Kite Learning Trust’s Articles of Association, Annual Accounts, Annual Report, Funding Agreement and Register of Business Interests.

RKLT statutory documentation

Click here to see the governance structure of the RKLT:

RKLT Governance


Temple Learning Academy is part of Red Kite Learning Trust, a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 7523507, registered office address: Harrogate Grammar School, Arthurs Avenue, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0DZ

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