We are open with a phased return of pupils over the summer term keeping in line with risk assessments based on latest government guidelines.

As always, we are here to support all our families. If you have any queries please contact us on office@stdominicsschool.org.uk and we will respond to you urgently.

Please read our COVID 19 Annex to our Child Protection, Adult Protection & Safeguarding Policy, which is located under the ‘Key Information’ tab, under ‘Policies’.

Governors’ Information

Under the terms of the Education Funding Agency’s Academies Financial 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 Susanne Wicks , clerk to the LGB at swicks@ohcandat.org

Ken Cowdery – Chair of Governing Body
Term of Office: 01.01.18 to 31.12.20
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 3/3 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

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

  • Godalming College, 6th Form Academy, Member, since 1 January 2018

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

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

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

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

  • St Catherine Hospice, Charity, Trustee, since October 2016

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

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 2/3 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

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, Husband is Account Manager, since 21/07/17

Vacancy x 1 – Academy Governor

Julian Short – Parent Governor, St Dominic’s School
Term of Office: 16.04.18 to 15.04.21
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 2/3 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

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 0/3 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

Martin Lowthian – Parent Governor, Grafham Grange School
Term of Office: 16.04.18 to 15.04.21
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Employee, The Access Group, since June 2018

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

Diana Puica – Staff Governor, Brantridge School
Term of Office:  16.04.18 to 15.04.21
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests: Nil

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

Sherie Harris – Staff Governor, Grafham Grange School
Term of office: 16.04.18 to 15.04.21
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests: Employee, Grafham Grange School

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

Amme 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

Angela Drayton – Ex-Officio Governor/Principal of St Dominic’s School/Regional Lead for the Surrey and Sussex Hub
Term of office: 01.01.18
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests: Nil

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

Dafydd Roberts – Ex-Officio Governor/Principal of Brantridge School
Term of office: 01.01.18
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests: Nil.

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

Janet Tremble – Ex-Officio Governor/Principal of Grafham Grange School
Term of office: 01.07.18
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests: Nil

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

Governors who have stepped down in the last 12 months

Joanne Yarlett – Academy Governor
Term of Office:  01.01.18 to 28.02.20
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests: Nil.

Present at 1/3 LGB meetings in 2018-19
Present at 0/1 LGB meetings in 2019-20.

Sam Marshall – Academy Governor
Term of Office: 16.04.18 to 07.03.19
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests: Nil
Present at 0/1 LGB meetings in 2018-19.

 

 

The residential special school provides highly effective services that consistently exceed the standards of good. The actions of the school contribute to significantly improved outcomes and positive experiences for children and young people. Ofsted – March 2019

 

 

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