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 3/3 LGB meetings in 2019-20.

Charles Thompson (Vice-Chair) (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 3/3 LGB meetings in 2019-20.

Ben Walsh (Principal)

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 2019-20.

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 2/3 LGB meetings in 2019-20.

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 2019-20.

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 3/3 LGB meetings in 2019-20.

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 3/3 LGB meetings in 2019-20.

Richard Bristow (Governor)

Term of office: 03.07.2020 to 02.07.2023 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments (as at July 2020):

  • TBC

Governors who have stepped down in the past 12 months:

Will Burton (Governor)

Term of office: 05.04.2020 to 16.06.2020 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments (as at April 2020):

  • Employee, Cognus Ltd.

Alistair Lawson (Governor)

Term of office: 16.12.2019 to 29.01.2020 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments (as at January 2020):

  •  Nil

 

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

Blog

A First Class result!

We’re always delighted to hear from former students and we were overjoyed to hear some amazing news from Emma, who finished her studies with us in 2014. Emma sat her GCSEs with us, what her mother calls the ‘launchpad’ that …

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Results 2020

Despite a very challenging time, Year 11 and Post-16 students achieved a range of fantastic qualifications over the past few weeks and we are all incredibly proud of them. There are still some results to be confirmed but the early …

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A birthday surprise!

Having a birthday is such an exciting time especially when it is your 18th. One of our students, Dean, was 18 on Friday and his mum organised a surprise Zoom birthday party with his friends. She got in touch with …

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Our Poetry Competition winner is Ashley!

Thank you to all of the staff and students who entered the poetry competition. There were some excellent entries and Mr Walsh enjoyed reading every one of them. After much deliberation it was decided that Ashley’s poem really captures the …

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