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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 Mr I McCreadie
  • Enrichment 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

ENRICHMENT Date Time
Autumn 2020 Tuesday 8th December 5.00pm
Spring 2021 Tuesday 2nd March 5.00pm
Summer 2021 Monday 15th June 5.00pm

 

FGP Date Time
Autumn 2020 Tuesday 16th December 2.30pm
Spring 2021 Tuesday 23rd March 2.30pm
Summer 2021 Tuesday 13th July 2.30pm

 

SPB Date Time
Autumn 2020 Tuesday 29th September 2.00pm
Spring 2021 Tuesday 26th January
Tuesday 13th April
2.00pm
Summer 2021 Tuesday 22nd June 2.00pm

 

LGB Date Time
Autumn 2020 Tuesday 29th September
Tuesday 16th December
4.00pm
Spring 2021 Tuesday 23rd March 4.00pm
Summer 2021 Tuesday 13th July 4.00pm

 

Governor Attendance at Meetings 2020/21

Local Governing Body:

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

Finance & General Purposes Committee:

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

Enrichment Committee:

MEMBER Attendance 2019/20 8/12/2020 02/03/2021 15/06/2021
David Smail – Chair 100% Yes
Ian McCreadie 100% Apologies
Laura Anderson 50% Yes

Strategic Progress Board:

MEMBER Attendance 2019/20 29/09/2020 26/01/2021 16/03/2021 22/06/2021
Ms J Philpott – Chair N/A Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tamsin Poulter N/A Yes Yes Yes Yes
Paul Hann N/A Yes Yes Yes Yes
Catherine Richards N/A Yes Yes Apologies Yes

 

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 

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)

Link Governors:

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 01/05/2019 – 30/04/2023 Staff Governor appointed by teaching staff
Mrs K Greenall 29/11/2019 29/11/2019 – 28/11/2023 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 01/01/2019 – 31/12/2023 OAT Governor Principal of East Norfolk Sixth Form College
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 L Anderson 01/09/2019 01/09/2019 – 31/08/2023 01/04/2021 OAT Governor UEA
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