Our Governors

Full information on our Governors can be found on the websites of our schools.

Detailed below are the names of the Chairs of our Governing Bodies.


Tauheedul Islam Girls’ High School – (Mufti) Hamid Patel CBE

Tauheedul Islam Boys’ High School – Mohamed Isap

Eden Boys’ School, Preston – Imraan Patel

The Olive School, Blackburn – Faruk Dasu

The Olive School, Preston – Imraan Patel

Highfield Leadership Academy – Paul Fearnley

Bay Leadership Academy – Matt Hood

The Valley Leadership Academy – Sarah Davies

Greater Manchester

Eden Boys’ School, Bolton – Dr Salim Natha

The Olive School, Bolton – Irfan Umarji

Eden Boys’ Leadership Academy, Manchester – Jawad Amin (the school shares an LGB with Eden Girls’ Leadership Academy)

Eden Girls’ Leadership Academy, Manchester – Jawad Amin (the school shares an LGB with Eden Boys’ Leadership Academy)

West Yorkshire

Laisterdyke Leadership Academy – Fiona Jordan

Tong Leadership Academy – Fiona Meddings

High Crags Primary Leadership Academy – Eric Fairchild

Barkerend Primary Leadership Academy – Alison Richards

Thornbury Primary Leadership Academy – Sue Mawson

Eden Boys’ Leadership Academy, Bradford  -TBC

The West Midlands

Eden Boys’ School, Birmingham – Shirley Gornall (acting)

Eden Boys’ Leadership Academy, Birmingham East – Shirley Gornall (acting)

The Olive School, Birmingham – Mustafa Muhammad

Eden Girls’ School, Coventry – Lisa Crausby (acting)

Small Heath Leadership Academy – Lisa Crausby (Chair of Academy Transition Board)

Eden Girls’ Leadership Academy, Birmingham – Mohammed Ishaq

Olive Small Heath – Dr Kabeer Hussain


Eden Girls’ School, Slough – Dot Thomson

Eden Girls’ School, Waltham Forest – Ayasha Esakji

The Olive School, Hackney – Yahya Rawat

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