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We are supported every day by our Board of Trustees. They bring to our School a wide range of skills and knowledge which help to challenge and drive forward our continual strive for excellence. We thank them for everything they do for Primley Wood Primary School.

The Chair of Trustees can be contacted through the School Office on info@primleywood.co.uk or via telephone 0113 887 3680. Please address written correspondence to the Chair to the usual address: Fir Tree Rise, Alwoodley, Leeds, LS17 7EZ.

Our Trustees

Harnek Singh

Chair of Trustees

Please address any complaints in writing to the Chair of Trustees via the School Office.

Member 12/11/2014 to 12/11/2022

Specialisms: Business Management and Marketing

Declaration of interests 2020/2021:

Financial: Managing Director of DBS Marketing

Governance: None

Personal: None

Hardev Singh Sidhu

Member 12/11/2014 to 11/11/2022

Specialisms: Finance

Declaration of interests 2020/2021:

Financial: None

Governance: None

Personal: Primley Wood Benevolent Fund. Not-for-profit partnership providing transport to Primley Wood Primary School

Jatinder Singh Mehmi

Lead Trustee for Admissions

Member 12/06/2014 to 12/06/2022

Specialisms: Sustainability, SEN, Equality

Declaration of interests 2020/2021:

Financial: Chair of South Asia Arts UK
– occasional hire of school building

Governance: Parent Governor at Manor Wood Primary School since 2015

Personal: None

Rashpal Singh Sagoo

Appointed by Trustees 19/04/2018 to 18/04/2023

Specialisms: Marketing & Communications

Declaration of interests 2020/2021:

Financial: Director at Box Media Studios Ltd

Governance: None

Personal: None

Stuart Jolley

Appointed by Trustees 13/03/2019 to 13/03/2024

Specialisms: Safer Recruitment, Finance, HR

Declaration of interests 2020/2021:

Finance: Chief Financial Officer at White Rose
Academy from January 2019

Governance: Member of Central Yorkshire County Scout Council

Personal: Member of Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy

Sukhdev SinghL

Vice Chair

Lead Trustee for Safeguarding

Appointed by Trustees 03/05/2019 to 03/05/2024

Specialisms: Teaching and Learning, Quality Auditing and Improvement

Declaration of interests 2020/2021:

Financial: None

Governance: None

Personal: None

Amrik Sindhar

Appointed by Trustees 11/03/2019 to 11/03/2024

Specialisms: Finance

Declaration of interests 2020/2021:

Financial: None

Governance: None

Personal: None

Harsimran Kaur Deagon

Parent Trustee 19/09/2019 to 19/09/2024

Specialisms: Finance, Parents Voice

Declaration of interests 2020/2021:

Financial: None

Governance: Also member of Primley Wood PTA

Personal: Parent of child attending Primley Wood

Billy Singh Sagoo

Lead Trustee for SEN

Parent Trustee 19/09/2019 to 19/09/2024

Specialisms: Finance, Parents Voice

Declaration of interests 2020/2021:

Financial: None

Governance: None

Personal: Parent of child attending Primley Wood

Bhagat Singh Kular

Community Trustee 19/09/2019 to 19/09/2024

Specialisms: Marketing and Communications, Personal development

Declaration of interests 2020/2021:

Financial: Community group ad hoc hire of school building

Governance: None

Personal: Parent of child attending Primley Wood

Deborah Kenny

Accounting Officer

Associate Trustee 06/01/2020 to 06/01/2025

Specialisms: National Leader for Education, Teaching & Learning, Safeguarding

Declaration of interests 2020/2021:

Financial: Executive Principal at Primley Wood

Personal: None

Governance: Headteacher at Manor Wood Primary School since 2011 and Governor/Trustee at Grammar School at Leeds since 2011

Jordan License

Associate Trustee 02/12/2019 to 02/12/2024

Specialisms: Teaching & Learning, Safeguarding

Declaration of interests 2020/2021:

Financial: Head of Primley Wood

Governance: None

Personal: Runs Primley Wood Summer Playscheme

Sarah Rai

Staff Trustee 19/09/2019 to 19/09/2024

Specialisms: Teaching & Learning, Early Years, SEN and Looked After Children, Safeguarding

Declaration of interests 2020/2021:

Financial: Assistant Head at Primley Wood

Governance: None

Personal: None

Sharon Rudd

Chief Finance Officer 25/02/2019 to on-going

Staff Trustee 19/09/2019 to 19/09/2024

Specialisms: Business Management, Marketing and Communications, Sustainability Accreditation

Declaration of interests 2020/2021:

Financial: Office Manager at Primley Wood

Governance: None

Personal: None


Sub-committees and membership

Finance, Resources & Risk

  • Stuart Jolley (Chair)
  • Harnek Singh
  • Hardev Singh Sidhu
  • Rashpal Singh Sagoo
  • Amrik Sindhar
  • Billy Singh Sagoo
  • Bhagat Singh Kular
  • Deborah Kenny
  • Jordan License
  • Sharon Rudd

Curriculum & Pastoral

  • Julie Harkness (Chair)
  • Sukhdev Singh
  • Jatinder Singh Mehmi
  • Harsimran Kaur Deagon
  • Deborah Kenny
  • Jordan License
  • Sarah Rai

Trustees that stepped down during the 2019/2020 academic year

The following stepped down from their positions as Trustees and we thank them for all of their contributions supporting and developing our school.

  • Richard Berry – Appointed by Trustees 19/04/2018 – Jul 2020
  • Rebecca White – Appointed by Trustees 26/04/2018 – Jul 2020
  • Vicki Morris – Appointed by Trustees 12/04/2019 – Jan 2020

For more information about Trustees (past and present) please visit Companies House via the button at the bottom of the page.


Attendance at Meetings

Trustees have good attendance at meetings overall. Apologies for non-attendance are considered on an individual basis: trustees are aware through the code of conduct that non-attendance, which includes apologies not being accepted, will result in the removal of a trustee six months from the date of first non-attendance.

Primley Wood Primary School – Full 2019/2020 Attendance Table

KSA Primary – Full 2018/2019 Attendance Table

KSA Primary – GB 2017-18 Attendance Table

If you would like to see the official minutes from our Trustee Meetings, please ask at the School Office.


Annual Governance Statements

KSA Primary – Annual Governance Statement 2019

KSA Leeds – Annual Governance Statement 2018


Governance Structure

2020 to 2021 Governance Structure

2018 to 2019 Governance Structure


Applying to be a Trustee at Primley Wood Primary

If you are interested in becoming a School Trustee, please complete the application form below and return it to info@khalsascienceacademy.org.uk.

Trustee Application Form


Khalsa Education Trust

Khalsa Education Trust is made up of three ‘Members’:

Hardev Singh

Palvinder Singh

Jatinder Singh Mehmi

Memorandum & Articles

Khalsa Education Trust was incorporated in February 2012. The Memorandum and Articles are the official documents used to create a company and register it at Companies House. They set out what the Trust aims to do and how. You can view them by clicking the button here.

More information can be found at Companies House, Company Number 07954683.


Funding Agreement

Please click the link below to view a copy of our Funding Agreement.

KSA Primary Funding Agreement