The Governing Body has been temporarily replaced by an Interim Executive Board.






Kevin Corke

Chair IEB


Kevin Corke joined the IEB in September 2020 and took on the role of Chair. He has been a governor since 2007 and became a National Leader of Governance in 2014, so brings a wealth of experience.

Kevin has sat on a number of School governing bodies across the city and is currently Chair of Eccelsall Primary School Governing Body and Vice Chair of Coit & Ecclesfield Primary School Federation.

Kevin has worked at the University of Sheffield for over 20 years and his current role cover Finance, HR, H&S, capital developments, as well as supporting the research strategy for the Faculty he work in.




Michael Sanderson



Michael Sanderson is a National Leader of Governance with wide experience as a governor of of special schools, as well as primary and secondary schools.  He has been a member of the IEB since its inception, and is a former local government deputy chief officer.





Andy Wynne


Andy is currently Operations Director for Learn Sheffield. He has worked in education for most of his career, starting out as a lecturer in Further & Adult Education, before moving into the schools sector in 2001, working as A head of City Learning Centre and then leading the ICT strand of the Building Schools for the Future programme in Sheffield from 2007-2017.


His main areas of interest have included ICT and learning technologies, school leadership and governance.




Karen Smith



Karen’s background is in analysis and finance, having spent the majority of her career in the Civil Service.

She is currently Chief Financial Officer for a local Multi Academy Trust.

Karen has a passion for education, and has spent a number of years working in the Department for Education and supporting schools as a parent governor.



Anne Quaile


Anne joined the IEB in November 2021. Her background is in education and she started her career as an English teacher. She retired recently as CEO of a multi Academy Trust. 

If you need to contact a member of the IEB then please contact the school.