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Rev James Gwyn-Thomas

James G-TJames is the new Rector for Kirklington, Burneston, Wath and Pickhill. He joins us from Lancashire, having led a church near Chorley for the past eight years. Prior to being an ordained minister, James has been a children’s worker for a church and has a passion for working with young people in schools, both primary and secondary. He has also been an actor and a farmer and is therefore relishing being back in a rural setting.

Roles Foundation Governor
Date of Appointment 23rd September 2021
Term of Office Ex Officio
Appointed by Diocese of Leeds
FGB Attendance for 2022/23 33%
LSC Attendance for 2022/23 67%
Business and/or Pecuniary Interests Vicar, All Saints Church, Pickhill
Governance Roles in other schools none
Relationships between governors and members of staff none

Synergy Trust Schools

About Synergy Schools

Synergy Schools is a federation of primary schools in the north of North Yorkshire. The federation was formed in September 2018, when Brompton-on-Swale and Crakehall Church of England Primary Schools successfully shared senior leadership capacity. Leeming & Londonderry Community & Pickhill Church of England Primary schools joined the federation in July 2021.