Governors’ Information

Under the terms of the Education Funding Agency’s Academies Financial 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.

Barbara McIntosh – Chair (Co-opted Governor)

Term of office: 09.12.2016 to 08.12.2019 (3 year term)

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 3/3 LGB meetings and the annual Pay Committee meeting in 2017-18.

 

Andre Bailey – Principal (Ex-Officio)

Term of office: Ex-Officio

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2017:

  • TBC

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings and the annual Pay Committee meeting in 2017-18.

 

Anne Murphy (Co-opted Governor)

Term of office: 09.12.2016 to 08.12.2019 (3 year term)

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at November 2018:

  • Nil

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2017-18.

 

Laurie Cornwell (Co-opted Governor)

Term of office: 09.12.2016 to 08.12.2019 (3 year term)

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at October 2018:

  • Executive Head of the Young People’s Academy and The Skills Hub (educational provisions within OHCAT) and Regional Lead.

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings and the annual Pay Committee meeting in 2017-18.

 

Angelina Morello (Staff Governor)

Term of office: 09.12.2016 to 08.12.2019 (3 year term)

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at November 2018:

  • Employed as a teacher at Nightingale Community Academy

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2017-18.

 

Peter Truesdale (Governor)

Term of office: 15.12.2017 to 14.12.2020 (3 year term)

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at November 2018:

  • Nil

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2017-18.

 

Governors who have stepped down in the last 12 months

 

Tom Paul-Park – Vice-Chair (Co-opted Governor)

Term of office: 09.12.2016 to 26.11.2018

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2017:

  • Part of the Police Now initiative

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings and the annual Pay Committee meeting in 2017-18.

 

Tracey Jarrett (Parent Governor)

Term of office: 09.12.2016 to 27.11.2018

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2017:

  • TBC

Present at 1/3 LGB meetings in 2017-18.

 

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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