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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 Paul Hann, OBE
  • Finance and General Purposes committee – Chair Ian McCreadie
  • Co-curriculum committee – Chair Mike Woolsey
  • Progress Board – Chair Nicole McCartney, Managing Director Ormiston East

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

Governing Body Meeting Dates 2016/17

Local Governing Body
Autumn 2016 Tuesday 27 September 4.15pm
Tuesday 29 November 5.30pm
Spring 2017 Tuesday 21 March 5.00pm
Summer 2017 Tuesday 27 June 5.30pm
Progress Board
Autumn 2016 Tuesday 29 November 2.00pm
Spring 2017 Tuesday 21 March 2.00pm
Summer 2017 Tuesday 27 June 2.00pm
Finance and General Purposes
Autumn 2016 Tuesday 29 November 4.00pm
Spring 2017 Tuesday 21 March 4.00pm
Summer 2017 Tuesday 27 June 4.00pm
Co-Curriculum
Autumn 2016 Tuesday 1 November 5.00pm
Spring 2017 Tuesday 28 February 5.00pm
Summer 2017 Tuesday 9 May 5.00pm

 

Membership Of Committees 2016/17

Finance:

Ian McCreadie (Chair)
Tamsin Poulter (Principal)
Mick Ashton
Dr Paul Hann, OBE
Mike Woolsey

Co-Curriculum:

Mike Woolsey (Chair)
Ian McCreadie (Vice Chair)
Mick Ashton
Trevor Smith

Strategic Progress Board:

Nicole McCartney (Chair and Managing Director Ormiston East)
Tamsin Poulter (Principal)
Stephen Sorrento (Vice Principal)
Zoe Cameron (Vice Principal)
Dr Paul Hann, OBE
Jane Webster

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 Paul Hann, OBE

Governor Attendance At LGB meetings In 2015/16

06/10/2015  15/12/2015 15/03/2016 19/07/2016
Dr Paul Hann, OBE  😀  😀  😀  😀
Suzanne Mitchell  😀  😀 Apologies Apologies
Craig Paige  Apologies  😀  😀  Resigned
Rob Sherington  😀  😀  😀  😀
Mick Ashton 😀 😀 😀 😀
Linda Clarke  N/A  Resigned Resigned Resigned
Ivan Lees 😀 😀  Apologies 😀
Ian McCreadie 😀 N/A 😀 😀
Alison Naylor Apologies  Apologies  Apologies 😀
Jane Webster 😀 😀 😀 😀
Mike Woolsey Apologies  Apologies 😀 😀
Beverly Homewood N/A N/A 😀 😀

 

Governor Attendance At LGB Meetings In 2016/17

27/09/2016 29/11/2016 21/03/2017 27/06/2017
Dr Paul Hann, OBE 😀 😀 😀
Suzanne Mitchell 😀 Apologies 😀
Tamsin Poulter 😀 😀 😀
Mick Ashton Apologies 😀 😀
Beverly Homewood 😀 Apologies 😀
Ivan Lees 😀 😀 Resigned Resigned
Ian McCreadie 😀 😀 😀
Trevor Smith N/A N/A N/A
Jane Webster 😀 😀 😀
Mike Woolsey 😀 😀 😀

 

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 Paul 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
Suzanne 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
Michael Ashton 01/12/2014  01/12/2014 – 30/11/2018 Staff Governor appointed by support staff
Tamsin Poulter 01/09/2016 01/09/2016 – Principal
Beverly Homewood 30/01/2016 30/01/2016 – 29/01/2020 Staff Governor appointed by teaching staff
Ivan Lees 15/09/2015 15/09/2015 – 14/09/2019 Community Governor appointed by governors Member of East Academy Cliff Park Spouse Governor at Homefield Primary & Peterhouse Primary
Ian McCreadie 01/01/2014 01/01/2014 – 31/12/2017 OAT nominee appointed by OAT Managing Director – SPP Digital
Trevor Smith 18/04/2017 18/04/2017 – 17/04/2021 Community Governor appointed by LGB
Jane Webster  01/01/2014 01/01/2014 – 31/12/2017 Parent Governor appointed by parents / guardians Employed at Ormiston Denes Academy Ormiston Denes Academy
Mike 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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