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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
  • Co-Curriculum Committee – Chair Mr M Woolsey
  • Strategic Progress Board – Chair Mrs N McCartney (National Director of Performance Partnerships, Managing Director East and Managing Director of School Improvement at OAT)

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 5.30pm
Summer 2018 Tuesday 19 June 5.30pm
Strategic Progress Board
Autumn 2017 Tuesday 28 November 2.00pm
Spring 2018 Tuesday 20 March 2.00pm
Summer 2018 Tuesday 19 June 2.00pm
Finance and General Purposes
Autumn 2017 Tuesday 28 November 4.00pm
Spring 2018 Tuesday 20 March 4.00pm
Summer 2018 Tuesday19 June 4.00pm
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)
Mr M Woolsey (Vice Chair)
Ms T Poulter (Principal)
Mr M Ashton
Dr P Hann, OBE
Mr T Smith

Co-Curriculum:

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

Strategic Progress Board:

Mrs N McCartney (National Director of Performance Partnerships, Managing Director East and Managing Director of School Improvement at OAT)
Ms T Poulter (Principal)
Mr S Sorrento (Vice Principal)
Mrs Z Cameron (Vice Principal)
Dr P Hann, OBE (Chair of Governors)
Mrs J Webster (Governor)

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  Apologies   🙂
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  Apologies
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  Apologies
Mr I McCreadie 🙂
Mr T Smith 🙂

 

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.
Governor at Edward Worlledge Ormiston Academy.
Mr B Homewood 30/01/2016 30/01/2016 – 29/01/2020 Staff Governor appointed by teaching staff
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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