Grafham Grange School will be closed from Friday 22nd October 2021 for the additional bank holiday and half term break. We will open again on Monday 1st November 2021 at normal time.

Grafham Grange School closed Friday 22nd October 2021

This academic year sees the Platinum Jubilee and as such an additional bank holiday has been announced on 3rd June which falls in the half term holiday.

Local authorities across the country have taken the decision to allow all schools to celebrate this on a different date.

Surrey Local Authority have decided that schools will take this holiday on Friday 22nd October 2021, as such Grafham Grange will also be closed on that day.

 

 

Governors’ Information

Under the terms of the Education and Skills Funding Agency’s Academy Trust Handbook, we are required to publish information about the local governing body and attendance of the governors from the meetings held on behalf of the Academy Trust.

Brantridge School, Grafham Grange School and St Dominic’s School share a Local Governing Body and members are listed below.  If you would like further information please contact the clerk to the LGB at clerk@sashub.org .

Julian Short – Chair
Term of Office: 01.09.2021 to 31.08.2024
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Accenture, Consultancy, Employee, 24/02/1996 to 18/10/2018
  • KPMG, Consultancy/Accounting, Employee/Partner, since 19/10/2018
  • Parent of Child at St Dominic’s School, since February 2016

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Leigh Edser – Academy Governor
Term of office: 05.04.20 to 04.04.23
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Principal, Dysart School, since 01/04/14
  • Servium, IT Sales Company, Spouse is an Account Manager, since 21/07/17

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Will Inchbald – Academy Governor
Term of office: 26.03.21 to 25.03.24
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Employee, Macfarlanes LLP.

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Lucy McMann – Academy Governor
Term of office: 26.03.21 to 25.03.24
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Director, SENse Learning Ltd.
  • Director, SENse Learning Collective CIC.

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Harry (Christopher) Moss – Academy Governor
Term of office: 26.03.21 to 25.03.24
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Associate Principal Consultant, ABB, Turna-co, Becht, AOC.

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Lesley Stonebridge – Academy Governor
Term of office: 26.03.21 to 25.03.24
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Nil

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Michael Wood – Academy Governor
Term of Office: 03.07.2020 to 02.07.2023
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Employee, Carew Academy

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Sarah Baker – Parent Governor, Brantridge School
Term of Office: 11.12.20 to 10.12.23
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Nil.

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Martin Lowthian – Parent Governor, Grafham Grange School
Term of Office: 01.09.2021 to 31.08.2024
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Employee, The Access Group, since June 2018

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Diana Puica – Staff Governor, Brantridge School
Term of Office:  02.07.21 to 01.07.24
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Employee, Brantridge School.

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Liam Cranford – Staff Governor, Grafham Grange School
Term of office: 26.03.21 to 25.03.24
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board

Declaration of Interests:

  • Employee, Grafham Grange School.

Present at 1/2 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Amme (Anne-Marie) Pryor – Staff Governor, St Dominic’s School
Term of office: 29.06.19 to 28.06.22
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Employee, St Dominic’s School

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Dafydd Roberts (Ex-Officio), Principal, Brantridge School
Term of office: 01.01.18
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Nil.

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Janet Tremble (Ex-Officio), Principal, Grafham Grange School
Term of office: 01.07.18
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Nil

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Vicky Perry (Ex-Officio), Principal, St Dominic’s School 
Term of office: 19.04.2021
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • to follow.

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Governors who have stepped down in the last 12 months

Kate Palmer – Parent Governor, St Dominic’s School
Term of Office: 02.07.2021 to 15.10.2021
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Director, K8 Design and Marketing
  • Parent of a student at St Dominic’s School

Angela Drayton – Ex-Officio Governor/Principal of St Dominic’s School
Term of office: 01.01.18 to 31.08.2021
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Nil

Ken Cowdery – Chair of Governing Body
Term of Office: 01.01.2021 to 01.04.2021
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Frontline Project Management Limited (trading as Articulate), Property Development Management, Director/Owner, since 2008
  • One Planet Properties Limited, Property Development, Director/Owner, since 2010
  • 47 Charity, charity supporting armed services veterans, Trustee/co-founder, since 2016
  • 47 Royal Marine Commando Association, Association supporting WW2 veterans, Committee member, since 2014
  • RB Kingston upon Thames War Memorial Association, association promoting learning, remembrance and reconciliation, Chair/co-founder, since 2014
  • The Common Good Ltd, Director Shareholder, since 2020
  • Spouse, Ms Gabrielle Flint, Principal of Richmond & Hillcroft Adult Community College, since 2012

Present at 2/2 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Catherine Drummond – Parent Governor, Brantridge School
Term of Office: 01.01.18 to 31.12.20
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Caterham School, independent school, employed since September 2014
  • Christ’s Hospital School, independent school, husband is employed by this school since September 2017
  • Parent of Child at Brantridge School

Present at 0/1 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Sherie Harris – Staff Governor, Grafham Grange School
Term of office: 16.04.18 to 18.12.20
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Employee, Grafham Grange School

Present at 0/1 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Andrew Falk– Academy Governor
Term of Office: 01.01.18 to 31.12.20
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests: Nil

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

Liz Simmons – Academy Governor
Term of Office:  01.01.18 to 31.12.20
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • CFO, Unity Schools Trust since 01/06/17

Present at 0/1 LGB meetings in 2020-21.

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