Governors’ Information

Under the terms of the Education & Skills Funding Agency’s Academy Trust Handbook, we are required to publish information about the local governing body and attendance of the governors from the meetings held on behalf of the Academy Trust.

Governors Information

John Wise - Chair

Term of office: 10.12.2021- 09.12.2024 (3-year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2023:

  • Trustee at St John’s United Reformed Church Charity

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023.

Neil Sykes - Principal, Ex-officio

Term of office: 14.12.2019 onwards.
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2023:

  • Director, The Conference Shop Ltd

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023.

Prav Bassi - Staff Governor

Term of office: 25.03.2022 to 24.03.2025 (3-year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at November 2023:

  • Son attends Arbour Vale School

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023.

Motomori Labode - Parent Governor

Term of office: 25.03.2022 to 24.03.2025 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at November 2023;

  • Nil.

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023.

Matthew Downey - Staff Governor

Term of office: 25.03.2022 to 24.03.2025 (3-year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at November 2023:

  • Member, The Football Association, Berks and Bucks County
  • Member, NASUWT

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2021-2022

Zynab Al-Bahrani - Parent Governor

Term of office: 25.03.2022 to 24.03.2025 (3-year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at November 2023:

  • Nil.

Present at 0/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023.

Ian Pett - Governor

Term of office: 24.03.2023 to 23.03.2026 (3-year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at November 2023:

  • Member of Institution of Mechanical Engineers
  • Trustee at Basingstoke and District Young Carers.

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2022-2023.

Ian Griffith - Governor

Term of office: 08.12.2023 to 07.12.2026 (3-year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at December 2023:

  • Shareholder, Marketing Quality Assurance Ltd.

Present at 0/0 LGB meetings in 2022-2023.

Governors who have stepped down in the last 12 months:

Josie Jones (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 October 2022:

  • Nil.

Present at 1/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023.

Imran Khan - Governor

Term of office: 25.03.2022 to 24.03.2025 (3-year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments:

  • Nil

Present at 0/1 LGB meetings in 2022-2023.

David Winkler - 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:

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

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.