Governors’ Information

Under the terms of the Education 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.

Information about Governors

Suzanna Challenger - Chair of LGB

Term of office: 01.01.2022 to 31.12.2024 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2023:

  • Employee, Orchard Hill College Academy Trust, since March 2014

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023

Paul Chambers - Principal of the Skills Hub

Date appointed: 01.09.2020 (ex-officio)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at November 2023:

  • Member, NAHT and RSA.

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023

Charlene Martin- Principal of The PRIDE Academy

Date appointed: 07.11.2022 (ex-officio)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments: to follow

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023

Isobel Callaby - Governor

Term of office: 01.01.2022 – 31.12.2024 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2023:

  • Nil.

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023

Michele Gibbons - Governor

Term of office: 08.12.2023 to 07.12.2026 (3 year term/2nd Term of Office)

Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at November 2023:

  • Member, NEU.

Present at 1/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023

Vicki Harrison-Carr - Vice- Chair/Parent Governor

Term of office: 25.03.2022 to 24.03.2025 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at November 2023:

  • Nil

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023

Michael McGraw - Governor

Term of office: 10.12.2021 – 09.12.2024 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at December 2023:

  • Employee, Nightingale Community Academy, since September 2020.

Present at 1/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023

Jerome Shoboyede - Staff Governor, The Skills Hub

Term of office: 01.01.2022 – 31.12.2024 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at November 2023:

  • Nil.

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023

Thomas Crowe - Staff Governor, The PRIDE Academy

Term of office: 16.12.2019 to 15.12.2022 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2023:

  • Nil

Present at 0/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023

Pardeep Chaggar - Governor

Term of office: 09.12.2022-08.12.2025 [subject to board approval on 09.12.2022]
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2023:

  • Nil

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2022-2023

Governors who have stepped down in the last twelve months 

Chike Nnalue - Vice Chair of LGB

Term of office: 15.12.2020 to 21.07.2022 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at January 2022:

  • Employed by Achieving for Children in Kingston
  • Director, SMARTSend Solutions Ltd

Present at 3/4 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Azeez Alaya - Governor

Term of office: 25.03.2022 to 11.07.2022 (resigned)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at January 2022:

  • Employee, Britannia Global Markets.

Present at 1/2 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Urszula Juziuczuk - Governor

Term of office: 10.12.2021 – 30.03.2022 (resigned)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at December 2021:

  • Nil.

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

Sarah Brooks - Governor

Term of office:  05.04.2020 to 16.12.2021 (resigned)

Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at November 2020:

  • Vice Principal, Arbour Vale School.

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

Kathrine Everett 

Term of office: 29.06.2018 to 15.12.2021 (resigned)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2021:

  • Employee, Surrey County Council, since September 2016.

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