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The Schools Co-operative Society co-ordinates the network of Co-operative Schools and provides advice and support to its members. It gives a voice to the rapidly growing co-operative sector within the UK educational system.  

 Owned by schools for schools. Their Co-operative


The SCS board

The following board members were elected to the society's board in July 2013

 Carl Ward

Carl Ward

Current Role: Executive Head and CEO, City Learning Trust c/o  Haywood Academy, Stoke on Trent
Location: Staffordshire

Organisation: A Multi-Academy Trust with a Sponsor Role

A short biography is available here

Goeff Pettingell

Geoff Pettengell

Current Role: Executive Principal, Shrewsbury Academies Trust

Location: Shropshire

Organisation: A Multi-Academy Trust with a Sponsor role


 Ed Brown

Ed Brown

Current Role: Chair of Governors, Haydon Bridge High School & Company Secretary, NPLPT
Location: Northumberland

Organisation: Haydon Bridge High School is member of NPLPT, a Co-operative Trust

A Short Biography is available here



Donna Bryant

Current Role: Headteacher, Helston School

Location: Cornwall

Organisation:Helston School is a Co-operative Trust School

A short biography is available here



Trisha Jaffe

Current Role:Educational Consultant
Location: London and SE

Previous Organisation: Principal at Corelli College - a Co-operative Academy

A short biography is available here


 S Wall

Steve Wall

Current Role: Educational Consultant

Previous Organsiation: Headteacher of a Co-operative Academy


Debs Bacon

Current Role: Operations Manager, Burton Co-operative Learning Trust
Location: Staffordshire

Organisation: BCLT is a Co-operative Trust 

A short biography is available here



Simon Parkinson

Current Role: Chief Executive & Principal, Co-operative College

Location: Manchester

The Co-operative College is the educational college of the UK Co-operative Movement