Part of

  • Blacko Primary School
  • Colne Park High School
  • Laneshaw Bridge Primary School
  • Lord Street Primary
Pennine Trust

Trust Central Team

The Trust Central Team provides the core business functions to ensure that the Trust complies with its statutory responsibilities and supports the operations and educational performance of our academies.

The team operates under the leadership of the CEO; working with staff and Governors in schools to ensure that the required outcomes and priorities of the Trust are achieved in accordance with the Trust’s Mission and strategic priorities as agreed by the Trust Board.

Chief Executive Officer

  • John Tarbox

    John Tarbox

    Chief Executive Officer

Central Team

  • Alan O'Reilly

    Alan O'Reilly

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Karen Dobney

    Karen Dobney

    Head of HR & Payroll

  • Helen Scholey

    Helen Scholey

    Head of Business Development

  • Alex Burrows

    Alex Burrows

    ICT Manager

  • Paul Entwistle

    Paul Entwistle

    ICT Technician

  • Lucy Leigh

    Lucy Leigh

    ICT Technician

  • Ben Walker

    Ben Walker

    Head of Governance & Communications

  • Katie Atherton

    Katie Atherton

    Partnerships Director

  • Sara Imtiaz

    Sara Imtiaz

    Finance Apprentice


  • Kate Richards

    Kate Richards

    Blacko Primary School Headteacher

  • Gaynor Canty

    Gaynor Canty

    Laneshaw Bridge Primary School Headteacher

  • Hayley Walsh

    Hayley Walsh

    Lord Street Primary School Headteacher

  • Cathy Eulert

    Cathy Eulert

    Park High School Headteacher