Governors’ Information

Peter Way (Chair)

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

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


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 and the annual Pay Committee meeting in 2017-18.


Wayne Southwood (Parent Governor/Vice-Chair)

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):

  • Parent to pupil

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


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 September 2017):

  • Parent to Pupil
  • Other relevant interests TBC

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

 

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 3/3 LGB meetings in 2017-18.

 

Debbie Battle (Non-teaching 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 as Safeguarding and Prevention Officer

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

 

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 3/3 LGB meetings in 2017-18.

 

 

Governors who have stepped down in the past 12 months:

Patrick Hall (Parent/Vice Chair)

Appointed by: Trust (3 year term)

Date stepped down: 07.11.2017

Declaration of Interests:

  • Parent of Pupil

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

 

Cathy Pugh

Appointed by: Trust (3 year term)

Date stepped down: 24.10.2017

Declaration of Interests:

  • Related to a member of teaching staff in the school

 

Reza Asjodi (Governor)

Appointed by: Trust (3 year term)

Date stepped down: 31.05.2018

Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments:

  • Nothing to declare

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

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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