Governors’ Information

Under the terms of the ESFA Academies Financial Handbook, we are required to publish information about the Local Governing Body and governor attendance at the meetings held on behalf of the Academy Trust.

 

Chair of Governors

This role is currently vacant.

 

Dr Lesley Nicolas (Vice Chair)

Term of office: 01.07.2017 to 30.06.2020 (3 year term)

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at March 2019:

  • Nothing to declare

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2017-18.

 

Rachael Watson (Governor)

Term of office: 01.07.2017 to 30.06.2020 (3 year term)

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2017

  • Nothing to declare

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2017-18.

 

Jan Loughborough (Governor)

Term of office: 01.07.2017 to 30.06.2020 (3 year term)

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at March 2019:

  • Employed by Octavo Partnership to deliver clerking and business support

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2017-18.

 

Sandy Turner (Ex-officio as Headteacher)

Term of office: 01.07.2017 to 30.06.2020 (3 year term)

Appointed by: Trust

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

  • Governor at The Link Secondary School

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings and the annual Pay Committee meeting in 2017-18.

 

Laura Roberts (Parent Governor)

Term of office: 15.12.2017 to 14.12.2020 (3 year term)

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at December 2017

  • tbc

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2017-18.

 

Lilly Nwosu (Parent Governor)

Term of office: 15.12.2017 to 14.12.2020 (3 year term)

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at March 2019

  • Nil

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2017-18.

 

Anita Clay (Staff Governor)

Term of office: 15.12.2017 to 14.12.2020 (3 year term)

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at December 2017

  • tbc

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2017-18.

 

John Reilly (Governor)

Term of office: 01.07.2017 to 30.06.2020 (3 year term)

Appointed by: Trust

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

  • Headteacher at The Link Secondary School

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings and the annual Pay Committee meeting in 2017-18.

 

Governors who have stepped down in the last 12 months:

Roger Mills (Interim Chair)

Appointed: 01.01.2018
Stepped down: 01.09.2018
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at January 2018:

  • Chair of Directors at Cygnet IT Services CIC
  • Non-executive director at Encompass LATC
  • Trustee of Riverside Community Association
  • Founder of Sutton Voice CIC

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings and the annual Pay Committee meeting in 2017-18.

‘Thank you very much for all the help and support you have given our daughter. The Link is a great school and our decision to send our daughter here was the best decision we made.”

Parental Survey 2017

Latest News

Hazel FM

Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust’s  Digital School have been running podcasts with Hazel Class over the past few weeks. You can tune in and listen to them interviewing their teacher and playing their favourite songs. They also discuss how …

Read more

Mum Turns Author

Nadine Neckles, is a special needs blogger and life coach who has written for leading disability charities including Carers UK, Caring at the Chaos and Firefly. She is also Mum and full-time carer to her six year old daughter who …

Read more

Life Long Learning

Staff at The Link Primary School are encouraged to attend courses to ensure their professional development continues, making sure they are abreast and up to date with new innovations, as well as consolidating and refreshing their skills, so that the …

Read more

Rhubarb the Wonder Dog!

Rhubarb, the Lakeland Terrier was introduced to the Link Primary School back in September 2018. She is a very calm and placid therapy dog. Rhubarb, is now a well and truly part of the family and the children are happy …

Read more