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Governors’ Information

Dave Hobday (Chair)

Term of office: 16.03.2018 to 15.03.2021 (3 year term)
Appointed by: OHC Directors
Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at October 2018:

  • Employed by Sutton Mencap.

Present at 3/3 local committee meetings in 2019-20.

Kelly Phillips (Principal Ex-Officio)

Term of office: 01.09.2019
Appointed by: OHC Directors
Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at September 2019.

  • Employee, Orchard Hill College of Further Education.

Present at 3/3 local governing body meetings in 2019-20.

Michele Humphreys

Term of office: 16.03.2018 to 15.03.2021 (3 year term)
Appointed by: OHC Directors
Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at October 2018:

  • Trustee for Sutton Mencap since 2008

Present at 2/3 local local governing body meetings in 2019-20.

Ric Adams (parent governor)

Term of office: 26.03.2019 to 25.03.2022 (3 year term)
Appointed by: OHC Directors
Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at November 2018:

  • Daughter is a student at Orchard Hill College;
  • Son is a member of staff at Orchard Hill College

Present at 3/3 local local governing body meetings in 2019-20.

Akansha Ayra

Term of office: 30.06.2017 to 29.06.2020 (3 year term)
Appointed by: OHC Directors
Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments: TBC

Present at 0/3 local local governing body meetings in 2019-20.

Neil Mears

Term of office: 30.06.2017 to 29.06.2020 (3 year term)

Appointed by: OHC Directors

Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at December 2018:

  • Nil

Present at 2/3 local governing body meetings in 2019-20.

Iain Chadwick (staff governor)

Term of office: 14.12.2018 to 13.12.2021 (3 year term)

Appointed by: OHC Directors

Declaration of Interest/other relevant appointments as at February 2019:

  • Employed by Orchard Hill College

Present at 1/3 local governing body meetings in 2019-20.

 

Governors who have stood down in the past 12 months

Dr Caroline Allen (Principal, Ex-officio)

Term of office ended: 31.08.2019
Appointed by: OHC Directors
Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at September 2018:

  • CEO of Orchard Hill College Academy Trust;
  • Director of Orchard Hill Academy Trust.

Present at 3/3 local governing body meetings in 2018-19.

As a result of outstanding teaching, over time students make excellent progress and develop the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their goals.
Ofsted November 2019

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