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Summer 2021 Newsletter

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Governors’ Information

John Wise (Chair) 

Term of office: 14.12.2019 to 12.12.2022 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at October 2020:

  • Trustee and Elder, St John’s Church, Northwood (since 2018).

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

David Winkler (Vice-Chair)

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

  • Trustee, Orchard Hill College Academy Trust
  • Director, DOCS UK Ltd.

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

Neil Sykes (Principal, Ex-officio)

Term of office: 14.12.2019 onwards.
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at October 2019:

  • Director, The Conference Shop Ltd (since November 1994);
  • Director, CIP Management Ltd (since November 2007).

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

Matthew Downey (Staff Governor) 

Term of office: 14.12.2019 to 12.12.2022 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at December 2018:

  • Referee, the Football Association (since 1994)

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

Prav Bassi (Parent Governor)

Term of office: 14.12.2019 to 12.12.2022 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2020:

  • Teacher, Arbour Vale School

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

Motomori Labode (Parent Governor)

Term of office: 14.12.2019 to 12.12.2022 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at December 2018:

  • Nil.

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

Isobel Callaby (Governor)

Term of office: 17.05.2019 to 16.05.2022 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at October 2020:

  • Nil.

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

Josie Jones (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 June 2020:

  • Employee, Women in Sport
  • Inclusion Advisory Group Member, Surrey FA.

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

 

Governors who have stepped down in the last 12 months

Lee Clark (Governor)

Term of office: 16.12.2019 to 01.10.2020
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at December 2019:

  • Nil

Present at 1/2 LGB meetings in 2019-20.

 

 

 

Latest News

Successful STEM Launch

STEM Launch July saw the  launch of our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) curriculum initiative. All pupils across the school took part in a STEM project, in which they had to design a future mode of transport which can be …

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Fantastic feedback

Over the past six weeks, we have been hosting a ‘Time Out for Special Needs?’ workshop. The sessions were held on Zoom for our unique community. Throughout the course we saw parents and carers grow in confidence and explore new …

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As part of the Recovery Curriculum and the Arts Award Programme, the students from “AVH Bubble” were able to watch a show produced by M&M Theatrical Productions. Due to restrictions, only 1 actress, Helen, was able to come to our …

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