Governors’ Information

Under the terms of the Education Funding Agency’s Academy Trust Handbook, we are required to publish information about the local governing body and attendance of the governors from the meetings held on behalf of the Academy Trust.

Peter Truesdale (Chair)

Term of office: 15.12.2020 to 14.12.2023 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2021:

  • Nil

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Andre Bailey, Principal (Ex-Officio)

Term of office: Ex-Officio
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at February 2021:

  • Nil

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Kaye Woodcock, Parent Governor

Term of office:  29.06.2019 to 28.06.2022 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at May 2019:

  • Nil.

Present at 1/3 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Angela Morrison, Parent Governor

Term of office:  29.06.2019 to 28.06.2022 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at May 2019:

  • Nil.

Present at 0/3 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Gaynor Barnard, Staff Governor

Term of office:  29.06.2019 to 28.06.2022 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2021:

  • Employee, Nightingale Community Academy.

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Adam Bowman

Term of office: 03.07.2020 to 02.07.2023
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at July 2020:

  • Employee, St George’s University of London
  • Volunteer and Campaign staff, Labour Party
  • Volunteer, Wimbledon Food Bank (Trussell Trust).

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Chiara Lane 

Term of office: 16.12.2019 to 15.12.2022 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2019:

  • Nil.

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Laura Ni Dhruachain

Term of office: 26.03.2021 to 25.03.2024 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at March 2021:

  • Employee, Dentons UK and Middle East LLP

Present at 2/2 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Shamani Wathsala

Term of office: 26.03.2019 to 25.03.2022 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at March 2019:

  • Nil.

Present at 1/3 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Governors who have stepped down in the last 12 months

Barbara McIntosh, Chair

Term of office: 09.12.2019 to 31.12.2020
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at December 2018:

  • OHCAT Trustee since May 2017
  • Board member of Home Farm Trust (HFT) since 2008
  • Trustee of Richard James Trust since 2005
  • Board Member of Healthwatch Sutton since 2013
  • Member of Fairness Commission since 2017.

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

 

 

 

The principal and leadership team, well supported by the Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust, have provided strong leadership, which has had a positive impact on the school’s effectiveness. As a result, there have been improvements in all areas, most noticeably in pupils’ behaviour and attitudes, the curriculum and in the wider opportunities for pupils.

Ofsted, February 2019

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