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The Eveleigh LINK Academy Trust - Members

for attendance at meetings please refer to the Annual Trustees' Report

Mr Keith Bannister - DOA 14th November 2017


My name is Keith Bannister and I am a married 66 year old retired Essex primary headteacher. I was head at Trinity St. Mary's, South Woodham for 13 years, culminating with nearly 7 years of headship at Great Totham P.S. Both schools inspection grades were consistantly 'Good' with 'Outstanding aspects.
I currently work part time for Active Essex supporting schools with their planning and delivering impact of the PE Sports Premium funding. I am an ambassador for the David Randall Foundation charity.
and a Governor of Wentworth Primary School.

Allotment holding, membership of Maldon Golf Club and 5 grandchildren attending various schools in Maldon take up the remainder of my time.


Mr Colin Day - DOA 1st April 2014


I have been a governor at Purleigh Community Primary School for six years.  My four children attended the school and I currently have children in Years 5 and 3.  I am Vice president of Market Research and Insight at SunGard Ltd which enables me to bring a wealth of valuable experience and advise to both the Governing Body and the Multi Academy Trust.  I am determined to ensure that all children within The Eveleigh LINK Academy Trust reach their potential.



Mr Ray Hockley - DOA 1st April 2014


I am passionate about trying to raise standards where it relates to children’s wider education and experience of the world.  I am a firm believer that children have a huge capacity to realise their potential with good inspirational role models alongside good education.  I see the opportunity to inspire the development of any young person regardless of their starting ability or competency level.
A father of twin boys, I have been in a company director role managing my own IT businesses for 40 years mainly in the financial markets.  I have been involved in voluntary youth organisations for 18 years and am a keen sailor and enjoy skippering yachts, as well as being a qualified football referee.



Mrs Yvonne Norburne - DOA 1st April 2014


I have been a governor at Purleigh Community Primary School for 8 years and have been Chair of the Governing Body for 6.  I am the Executive Chair of Directors and also a Trustee for The Eveleigh LINK Academy Trust.  I have two grandchildren currently at the school and volunteer reader for Years R and 3. My interests include reading, needlework, various crafts, rugby and I belong to the Inner Wheel Club of Maldon which is service organisation similar to Rotary.



Mr Keith Bannister

Mr Colin Day

Mr Ray Hockley

Mrs Yvonne Norburne