Chief Executive Officer - Julie Hazeldine
Julie has 17 years’ experience in Secondary School Leadership in 3 schools.
She has a successfully delivered school improvement, raised academic standards in a challenging context, supported curriculum development, and is skilled in school HR and leadership systems and structures. The exam results at FGS have risen from 39% 5+ including English and Maths in 2007 to 74% 5+ including English and Maths in 2015.
Her role includes responsibility for safeguarding, SEN, marketing and communications, financial management, multi-agency working and is a national and regional lead on CSE/Complex safeguarding.
FGS is known for its innovative and effective health and well-being curriculum.
Julie’s combination of experiences and responsibilities makes her an ideal CEO of the trust and support our vision to work closely with key partners to deliver healthy lives, healthy minds and healthy futures.
CFO - Phil Deakin
Phil is a successful Finance Director who has demonstrated the ability to lead in a number of schools. He has excellent managerial and commercial skills learned from running a thriving manufacturing business, coupled with analysis skills gained at an international blue chip company.
Phil is also a Trustee of Manchester Cathedral Development Trust Leading their Campaign Finance Group and ensuring the trust works within its objects. The main purpose of the role is to give prospective donors the assurance that the Trust is using its funds effectively. He also is Member of Diocese of Manchester Education Board Finance and General Purposes Committee. This role involves scrutinizing the work of the Education Board to ensure they work within their remit from a finance, HR and Building point of view.