Governors’ Information

Peter Way (Chair)

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 2017):

  • Employed by McMillan William Solicitors (since April 2011)
  • Spouse employed by Ewell Castle School (September 2008)

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2018-19.


Ben Walsh (Headteacher)

Term of office began: 18.04.2017 (Ex-Officio)

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments (as at September 2018):

  • Partner is a teacher at Carew Academy (another OHCAT school) since 2018

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

 

Charlotte Evans (Governor)

Term of office: 14.12.2018 to 13.12.2021 (3 year term)

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments (as at January 2019):

  •  Employed by OHCAT (since June 2013).

Present at 1/2 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

 

Alistair Lawson (Governor)

Term of office: 16.12.2019 to 15.12.2022 (3 year term)

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments (as at January 2020):

  •  Nil

 

Helen Campbell (Parent 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 March 2019):

  • Parent of Pupil at the school.
  • Employee of Save the Children (since 2016).

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

 

Charles Thompson (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 June 2019):

  • Parent of Pupil at the school.
  • Director, Jam Bajan Grenada Holdings Ltd.

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

 

Debbie Battle (Non-teaching 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 October 2018):

  • Employed by the School as Safeguarding and Prevention Officer

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

 

Lara Birkett (Teaching 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 June 2019):

  • TBC

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

 

Governors who have stepped down in the past 12 months:

Amy Thompson (Governor)

Term of office: 30.06.2016 to 29.06.2019 (3 year term)

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments (as at September 2018):

  • Employed as teacher at The Tiffin School, Kingston (since 2014)
  • Associate Lecturer at Goldsmith College, University of London (since 2012)
  • Examiner for Pearson/Edexcel (since 1996)
  • Trustee for Speak to the Future, charity (since 2011)
  • Voluntary Advisor for UK Federation of Chinese Schools (since 2009)
  • Early Years teacher at Oak Lane Nursery School (since 2018)
  • Teacher training at Zerone Education (since 2018)

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

Louise McDonald (Staff Governor)

Term of office: 30.06.2016 to 29.06.2019 (3 year term)

Appointed by: Trust

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

  • Employed by the School

Present at 1/3 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

Wayne Southwood (Parent Governor/Vice-Chair)

Appointed by: Trust (3 year term)

Date stepped down: 12.01.2019

Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments (as at September 2018):

  • Parent to pupil

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

 

 

 

Students develop very high levels of positive behaviour and feel extremely safe. They are very considerate, very respectful and caring of others and highly positive about learning.

– Ofsted report

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