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 as at November 2023:

  • Member of the Income Generation Board for NSPCC.
  • Parent of Child at St Dominic’s School, since February 2016

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023

Harry (Christopher) Moss – Governor
Term of office: 26.03.21 to 25.03.24
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests as at September 2023:

  • IM3R Limited Director from April 2023.
  • Institute of  Mechanical Engineers since 2007
  • Energy Institute since 2019
  • Safety & Reliability Society Since 2020

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023

Michael Wood – Governor
Term of Office: 13.07.2023-12.07.2026
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Employee, Carew Academy

Present at 1/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023.

Dean Else – Parent Governor, St Dominic’s School 
Term of Office: 02.07.2021 to 01.07.2024
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Nil

Present at 0/0 LGB meetings in 2022-2023.

John Reilly (Ex-Officio), Executive Principal, Grafham Grange School
Term of office: 01.01.2024
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests as of September 2023:

  • Member of NAHT-secondary Council.

Present at 0/0 LGB meetings in 2022-2023.

Dafydd Roberts (Ex-Officio), Principal, Brantridge School
Term of office: 01.01.18
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests as of September 2023:

  • Member of NAHT.

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023.

Vicky Perry (Ex-Officio), Principal, St Dominic’s School 
Term of office: 19.04.2021
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests as at September 2023:

  • Sole proprietor of A Picture Painted Ltd.

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023..

David Clarke, Staff Governor, St Dominic’s School 
Term of office: 09.12.2022-08.12.2025
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests as at June 2023:

  • Spouse is SENCO at St Dominic’s School.

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2022-2023.

Kim Neill, Staff Governor, Brantridge School 
Term of office: 24.03.2023-24.03.2026
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests as at November 2023:

  • Nil.

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2022-2023.

Kirsty Hallissey, Parent Governor, Brantridge School 
Term of office: 08.12.2023 -07.12.2026
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests as at December 2023:

  • Employed at Chevening Primary School, Sevenoaks, Kent

Present at 0/0 LGB meetings in 2022-2023.

Kate Greening, Governor
Term of office: 08.12.2023 -07.12.2026
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests…to follow:

Present at 0/0 LGB meetings in 2022-2023.

Governors who have stepped down in the last 12 months

Robin Bertrand (Ex-Officio), Principal, Grafham Grange School 
Term of office: 21.02.2022
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests as at September 2023:

  • Member of ASCL since 2001.

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023.

Martin Lowthian – Parent Governor, Grafham Grange School
Term of Office: 01.09.2021 to 16.06.2023
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Employee, The Access Group, since June 2018

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023

Tisha Davis – Parent Governor, Brantridge School
Term of Office: 01.07.2022 to 10.05.2023
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Employee, Sussex Maths Hub, since September 2019
  • Child attends Brantridge School.

Present at 2/2 LGB meetings in 2022-2023

Lucy McMann – Academy Governor
Term of office: 26.03.21 to 13.01.2023
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

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

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2022-2023

Leigh Edser – Academy Governor
Term of office: 05.04.20 to 02.12.2022
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 1/1 LGB meetings in 2022-2023

Diana Puica – Staff Governor, Brantridge School
Term of Office:  02.07.21 to 04.10.2022
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Employee, Brantridge School.

Present at 0/0 LGB meetings in 2022-2023

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 1/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Sarah Baker – Parent Governor, Brantridge School
Term of Office: 11.12.20 to 03.05.22
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Nil.

Present at 0/2 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Liam Cranford – Staff Governor, Grafham Grange School
Term of office: 26.03.21 to 17.02.2022
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Employee, Grafham Grange School.

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2021-22

Janet Tremble (Ex-Officio), Principal, Grafham Grange School
Term of office: 01.07.18 to 18.02.2022
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Nil

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2021-22

Lesley Stonebridge – Academy Governor
Term of office: 26.03.21 to 11.02.2022 (resigned)
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Nil

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Will Inchbald – Academy Governor
Term of office: 26.03.21 to 19.01.2022
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Employee, Macfarlanes LLP.

Present at 0/1 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

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.