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 October 2020):

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

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

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 November 2020):

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

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

Ben Walsh (Principal)

Term of office began: 18.04.2017 (Ex-Officio)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments (as at October 2019):

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

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

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 October 2020):

  •  Employed by OHCAT (since June 2013).

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

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 February 2021):

  • Nil.

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

Emma Byrne (Governor)

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):

  • Nil.

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

Rachel Derrick (Parent Governor)

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):

  • Member, Children and Young People with Disabilities and Learning Difficulties Partnership Forum, Richmond-upon-Thames.

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

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 2019):

  • Employed by the School as Safeguarding and Prevention Officer

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

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 October 2019):

  • Employed by the school
  • Mother employed by the school.

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

Governors who have stepped down in the past 12 months:

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 1/1 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

 

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

Re-sowing the grass

Over the summer a large rectangle of our school field had a marquee on it and the grass underneath died. One of our Post16 Horticulture Groups is learning about Garden Maintenance so we decided to repair and re-sow the grass. …

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Looking good for photos

Well done to everyone for looking so smart on our school photo day. Ties were done up, shirts tucked in and everyone was looking their very best. All pupils were encouraged to have their photo taken, give their best smile …

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Year 7 find their feet

The new Year 7 pupils are making a fantastic start to their time at St Philip’s and are getting to know the school through a number of structured activities. As part of their induction, the pupils have been tracking down …

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Parent Survey Results

A big thank you to all parents and carers who took the time to complete the parent survey that was issued at the end of last term.  We had 106 responses which is considerably more than the survey we conducted …

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