Chesterton Community Sports College is part of the Collective Vision Trust MAT.  The Directors of the Trust have set up a Local Governing Body that has delegated powers to carry out the Governance functions for Chesterton Community Sports College.

For further information please click on the following:
Scheme of Delegation Governance
Scheme of Delegation and Governance Structure
CCSC Local Governing Body

Members of the Local Governing Body:

Mr R Dutton (Chair)

  • Vice-chair of Collective Vision Trust’s Board of Directors
  • An ex teacher and ex school bursar
  • Before retirement he had many years experience as a school bursar for CCSC
  • An active member of the Local Methodist Community (Senior Steward).

Ms L Davenport (Vice Chair)

  • Is a Director of Collective Vision Trust
  • Works in local community as a funeral arranger
  • Has a wide experience of working in local care, education and health setting
  • Brings a knowledge of local community and partner public and private sector organisations.

Mr R Dolman

  • Is a long serving police officer in the Newcastle area. 
  • He brings a good local knowledge and understanding of the background and wider issues that our young people face.

Mrs E Searl

  • Is a Director of Collective Vision Trust
  • Is a Parent Governor
  • Works as a school business manager in a Stoke-on-Trent Academy.

Mrs M Gray

  • Has a long standing association with Chesterton Community Sports College
  • Brings a good knowledge of the local area and SEN issues.

Mr R Swindells (Headteacher)

  • Senior Leader since 2006
  • Brings considerable knowledge and experience of school improvement, finance, premises and school structures, administration and management
  • Deputy CEO, Chief Finance Officer and Director of Finance, Premises and Assets for the Collective Vision Trust.

Mrs S Waterhouse

  • Deputy Headteacher at Chesterton Community Sports College
  • Part of the Collective Vision Trust Executive as the Director of Partnership and Communication.

Mrs S Francis

  • Currently is Office manager at Chesterton Community Sports College and was previously a local Family Liaison Officer 
  • Has a background and expertise in family and community support, child protection and school attendance.
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