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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 LGB Terms of Reference 2019-20

Please click for a copy of the Scheme of Delegation

Please click for a copy of the Ormiston Academies Trust’s Decision Making Framework (October 2020)

If you would like to contact the Chair of Governors or a member of the Governing Body, please call the Principal’s PA, Mrs. Spurgeon, 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 Dr P Hann
  • Co-Curriculum Committee – Chair Mr D Smail
  • Strategic Progress Board – Chair Ms J Philpott (Assistant Regional Director East, OAT)

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

Governing Body Meeting Dates 2020/21

Local Governing Body
Autumn 2020 Tuesday 29th September 4.30pm
Tuesday 16th December 4.00pm
Spring 2021 Tuesday 23rd March 4.00pm
Summer 2021 Tuesday 13th July 4.00pm
Strategic Progress Board
Autumn 2020 Tuesday 29th September 2.00pm
Spring 2021 Tuesday 26th January 2.00pm
Tuesday 16th March 2.00pm
Summer 2021 Tuesday 22nd June 2.00pm
Finance and General Purposes
Autumn 2020 Tuesday 16th December 2.30pm
Spring 2021 Tuesday 23rd March 2.30pm
Summer 2021 Tuesday 22nd June 2.30pm
Co-Curriculum
Autumn 2020 Tuesday 10th November 5.00pm
Spring 2021 Tuesday 2nd March 5.00pm
Summer 2021 Monday 15th June 5.00pm

 

Governor Attendance at Meetings 2020/21

Local Governing Body:

MEMBER Attendance 2019/20 29/09/2020 16/12/2020 23/03/2021 00/05/2021 13/07/2021
Paul Hann- Chair 100% Yes
Laura Anderson 100% Yes
Dan Chapman 50% Yes
Kerry Greenall 100% Yes
Ian McCreadie 50% Yes
Catherine Richards 75% Yes
Ryan Sewell 100% Yes
David Smail 75% Yes
Tamsin Poulter 75% Yes

Finance & General Purposes Committee:

MEMBER Attendance 2019/20 16/12/2020 23/03/2021 13/07/2021
Ian McCreadie – Chair 100%
Paul Hann 100%
Kerry Greenhall N/A
Tamsin Poulter 100%

Enrichment Committee:

MEMBER Attendance 2019/20 10/11/2020 02/03/2021 15/06/2021
David Smail – Chair 100%
Ian McCreadie 100%
Laura Anderson 50%

Strategic Progress Board:

MEMBER Attendance 2019/20 00/11/2020 00/03/2021 00/06/2021
Ms J Philpott – Chair N/A Yes
Tamsin Poulter N/A Yes
Paul Hann N/A Yes
Catherine Richards N/A Yes

Governor Attendance at Meetings

Local Governing Body:

MEMBER Attendance 2018/19 01/10/2019 03/12/2019 24/03/2020 20/05/2020 07/07/2020
Paul Hann- Chair 100% YES YES Cancelled YES YES
Laura Anderson N/A YES YES Cancelled YES YES
Dan Chapman 50% Apologies YES Cancelled Apologies YES
Beverly Homewood 100% YES Apologies N/A N/A N/A
Kerry Greenall N/A N/A YES Cancelled YES YES
Ian McCreadie 75% YES YES Cancelled Apologies Apologies
Catherine Richards N/A YES YES Cancelled YES Apologies
Ryan Sewell >N/A N/A N/A Cancelled YES YES
David Smail 100% YES Apologies Cancelled YES YES
Tamsin Poulter 100% YES Apologies Cancelled YES YES

Finance & General Purposes Committee:

MEMBER Attendance 2018/19 03/12/2019 24/03/2020 07/07/2020
Ian McCreadie – Chair 100% YES Cancelled Cancelled
Paul Hann 100% YES Cancelled Cancelled
David Smail – Vice Chair 100% Apologies Cancelled Cancelled
Tamsin Poulter 100% YES Cancelled Cancelled

Enrichment Committee:

MEMBER Attendance 2018/19 12/11/2019 25/02/2020 09/06/2020
David Smail – Chair 66.66% YES YES Cancelled
Ian McCreadie 100% YES YES Cancelled
Laura Anderson N/A Apologies YES Cancelled

Strategic Progress Board:

MEMBER Attendance 2018/19 26/11/2019 17/03/2020 23/06/2020
Gwayne Webb – Chair 33.33% Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled
Tamsin Poulter 100% Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled
Paul Hann 100% Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled
Catherine Richards N/A Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled

Membership Of Committees 2020/21

Finance:

Mr I McCreadie (Chair)
Dr P Hann, OBE

Ms T Poulter (Principal)
Mrs Kerry Greenhall (Vice Chair)

Enrichment:

Mr D Smail (Chair)
Mr I McCreadie 
Mrs L Anderson (UEA)

Strategic Progress Board:

Ms J Philpott (Assistant Regional Director East, OAT)
Ms T Poulter (Principal)
Dr C Richards (Principal of East Norfolk Sixth Form College)
Dr P Hann, OBE (Chair of Governors)

Disciplinary Committee:

Minimum 3 members of the 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 (SEN) and Mrs L Anderson (Safeguarding)

Link Governors:

Laura Anderson (Pupil Premium and wellbeing)
David Smail (Careers)

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 – 02/10/2021 OAT Governor Chair of Board Trustees Ormiston Academies Trust Governor at Ormiston Venture Academy
Ms T Poulter 01/09/2016 01/09/2016 – Principal
Mr D Chapman 01/05/2019 03/12/2019 – 03/12/2023 Staff Governor appointed by teaching staff
Mrs K Greenall 29/11/2019 03/12/2019 – 03/12/2023 Parent Governor appointed by LGB East Norfolk Sixth Form
Mr I McCreadie 01/01/2014 01/01/2014 – 31/12/2021 OAT Governor Managing Director – SPP Digital
Mr D Smail 16/04/2018 16/04/2018 – 15/04/2022 Parent Governor appointed by LGB
Dr. C Richards 01/01/2019 01/09/2019 – 31/08/2023 OAT Governor Principal of East Norfolk Sixth Form College
Mrs L Anderson 01/09/2019 01/09/2019 – 31/08/2023 OAT Governor UEA
Mr R Sewell 10/03/2020 10/03/2020 – 09/03/2024 Staff Governor appointed by teaching staff

 

Governors who have recently resigned

Full Name Date of Appointment Term of office Date stepped down (if applicable) Appointment body Business / Pecuniary interest Governor at other educational establishments
Mrs B Homewood 26/01/2016 30/01/2016 – 29/01/2020 11/12/2019 Staff Governor appointed by teaching staff
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