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Governance At Cliff Park Ormiston Academy

Our governors work together to support the academy. They challenge its progress, and make sure that students are getting the education they deserve.

If you have any questions for governors please contact the school office.

Please click for a copy of the Governance Charter including Scheme of Delegation.

If you would like to contact the Chair of Governors or a member of the Governing Body, please call the Principal’s PA on 01493 661504.

Structure Of Governing Body

The committee structure is as follows:

  • Local Governing Body – comprises all governors – Chair Dr P Hann, OBE
  • Finance and General Purposes Committee – Chair Mr I McCreadie
  • Strategic Progress Board – Chair Mrs N McCartney, Managing Director Ormiston East
  • Co-Curriculum Committee – Chair Mr M Woolsey

The Local Governing Body and each committee meet at least once each term.

Governing Body Meeting Dates 2017/18

Local Governing Body
Autumn 2017 Tuesday 3 October 4.15pm
Tuesday 28 November 5.30pm
Spring 2018 Tuesday 20 March 5.00pm
Summer 2018 Tuesday 19 June 5.30pm
Finance and General Purposes
Autumn 2017 Tuesday 28 November 4.00pm
Spring 2018 Tuesday 20 March 4.00pm
Summer 2018 Tuesday19 June 4.00pm
Strategic Progress Board
Autumn 2017 Tuesday 28 November 2.00pm
Spring 2018 Tuesday 20 March 2.00pm
Summer 2018 Tuesday 19 June 2.00pm
Co-Curriculum
Autumn 2017 Tuesday 7 November 5.00pm
Spring 2018 Tuesday 27 February 5.00pm
Summer 2018 Tuesday 21 May 5.00pm

 

Membership Of Committees 2017/18

Finance:

Mr I McCreadie (Chair)
Ms T Poulter (Principal)
Mr M Ashton
Dr P Hann, OBE
Mr M Woolsey

Strategic Progress Board:

Mrs N McCartney (Chair and Managing Director Ormiston East)
Ms T Poulter (Principal)
Mr S Sorrento (Vice Principal)
Mrs Z Cameron (Vice Principal)
Dr P Hann, OBE
Mrs J Webster

Co-Curriculum:

Mr M Woolsey (Chair)
Mr I McCreadie (Vice Chair)
Mr M Ashton
MR T Smith

Disciplinary Committee:

Minimum 3 members of governing body, according to availability (excluding Staff Governors). Chair to be decided on the day.

Governor responsible for SEN and Safeguarding :

Dr P Hann, OBE

Attendance At Meetings 2017/18

Local Governing Body

03/10/2017 28/11/2017 20/03/2018 19/06/2018
Dr P Hann, OBE
Mrs S Mitchell
Ms T Poulter
Mr M Ashton
Mrs B Homewood
Mr I McCreadie
Mr T Smith
Mrs J Webster
Mr M Woolsey

 

Finance and General Purposes

28/11/2017 20/03/2018 19/06/2018
Mr I McCreadie
Ms T Poulter
Mr M Ashton
Dr P Hann, OBE
Mr M Woolsey

 

Strategic Progress Board

28/11/2017 20/03/2018 19/06/2018
Mrs N McCartney
Dr P Hann, OBE
Ms T Poulter
Mrs J Webster
Mr S Sorrento
Mrs Z Cameron

 

Co-Curriculum

07/11/2017 27/02/2018 21/05/2018
Mr M Woolsey
Mr M Ashton
Mr I McCreadie
Mr T Smith

 

Governor Attendance At Meetings From 2016/17 - Click to view

Governor Attendance At Meetings 2016/17

Local Governing
Body
Finance & General Purposes Co-Curriculum Strategic Progress Board
Dr P Hann, OBE 100% 100% Not applicable  100%
Mrs S Mitchell 75% Not applicable Not applicable  Not applicable
Ms T Poulter 100% 100% Not applicable  Not applicable
Mr M Ashton 50% Not applicable 66% Not applicable
Mrs B Homewood 75% Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Mr I Lees
Resigned 03/2017
50% 33% 66% Not applicable
Mr I McCreadie 100% 100% 100% Not applicable
Mr T Smith
Appointed 05/2017
25% Not applicable 33% Not applicable
Mrs J Webster 100% Not applicable Not applicable 100%
Mr M Woolsey 100% 100% 66% Not applicable

Governor Details

Full Name Date of Appointment Term of office Date stepped down (if applicable) Appointment body Business / Pecuniary interest Governor at other educational establishments
Dr P Hann, OBE 01/01/2014 01/01/2014 – 31/12/2017 OAT nominee appointed by OAT Chair of Board Trustees Ormiston Academies Trust Ormiston Venture Academy
Mrs S Mitchell 01/01/2014 01/01/2014 – 31/12/2017 OAT nominee appointed by OAT Director of Cliff Park Schools Trust ; Member of Evolution Academy Trust Governor at Cliff Park Schools Trust
Mr M Ashton 01/12/2014 01/12/2014 – 30/11/2018 Staff Governor appointed by support staff
Ms T Poulter 01/09/2016 01/09/2016 – Principal Governor at Ormiston Denes Academy
Mr B Homewood 30/01/2016 30/01/2016 – 29/01/2020 Staff Governor appointed by teaching staff
Mr I Lees 15/09/2015 15/09/2015 – 14/09/2019  21/03/2017 Community Governor appointed by governors Member of East Academy Cliff Park Spouse Governor at Homefield Primary & Peterhouse Primary
Mr I McCreadie 01/01/2014 01/01/2014 – 31/12/2017 OAT nominee appointed by OAT Managing Director – SPP Digital
Merlin – M
Mr T Smith 18/04/2017 18/04/2017 – 17/04/2021 Community Governor appointed by LGB
Mrs J Webster  01/01/2014 01/01/2014 – 31/12/2017 Parent Governor appointed by parents / guardians Staff Governor at Ormiston Denes Academy
Mr M Woolsey  01/01/2014 01/01/2014 – 31/12/2017 Parent Governor appointed by parents / guardians Head of Business Development and Sales at API Technologies
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