As part of CMAT West Town Primary Academy retains a local Academy Council which includes members from the local community, parents, staff and CMAT, who work together to support the successful development of the school, offering local challenge and support for the wider leadership.  If you wish to contact the Academy Council, please do so by emailing the Chair of Academy Council at or writing to Mr Eddie Woods, C/O West Town Primary Academy, Midland Road, Peterborough PE3 6DD.  Please see the document below for more details of our Academy Councillors.

Our Academy Councillors are:

Emma Houlton

Vice Principal

Eddie Woods

Chair of Academy Council

Mark Woods

CEO of Trust

Jane Dooley

Executive Principal

Shan Oswald

Rosemary Gil

Otis Roberts

Lesley Daniel

Neil Double

Jan Neish

Clerk to the Academy Council

Hannah Quinn

Principal, Designated Safeguarding Person

Sarah Eldred

Academy Councillor

Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust (CMAT)                          

West Town Primary  Academy Council  Meetings in rolling 12 months

Y=Attendance  N=Non-Attendance  A=Apologies

 Surname First name Date of Appointment Appointing Body Graduation Date Responsibilities Pecuniary Interest and other governor positions


Attendance at Academy Council meetings in last 12 months
As % July 17 Oct 17 Nov 17 Jan 18 April 18  
Coles Andy 01/12/2014 CMAT 30/11/2018 Science Deputy Police & Crime Commissioner, Cambridgeshire

Peterborough City Council elected member

The Voyager Academy

40 A A Y A Y  
Daniel Lesley 01/09/2015 CMAT 31/08/2019 Pupil premium


None declared 40 A Y N A Y  
Double Neil 01/07/2016 CMAT 30/06/2020 maths None declared 60 A Y Y A Y  
Gil Rosemary 01/06/2014 CMAT 31/05/2018 Safeguarding/CP


Healthy Eating

Buckle Mellows Solicitors 80 A Y Y Y Y  
Houlton Emma 01/12/2014 CMAT 30/11/2018   None declared 80 Y Y A Y Y  
Oswald Shân 01/06/2014 CMAT 31/05/2018 Literacy None declared 60 Y Y A Y A  
Quinn Hannah 01/06/2014 Ex officio (Head) N/A

  None declared 100 Y Y Y Y Y  
Roberts Otis 01/09/2014 CMAT 31/08/2018 Sports, Arts, Music None declared 40 A A Y Y A  
Woods Eddie 01/06/2014 CMAT 31/05/2018 CHAIR Family relationship to CEO of CMAT

Woodston Primary School

100 Y y Y Y Y  
Woods Mark ex-officio CMAT ex-officio   Peterborough United Foundation

Nene Valley Primary School

Woodston Primary School



100 Y y Y Y Y  
HISTORIC (last twelve months)
Saghir Raheel 01/09/2014   Sept 2017      

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