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.

With effect from 1 September 2020, Link Primary School and Link Secondary School operate a joint Local Governing Body.

Julia James (Chair)

Term of office: 01.09.2020 to 31.08.2023 (3 year term)
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2018:

  • Employed by the Trust
  • Trustee of Bromley Family Link
  • Spouse is also Trustee of Bromley Family Liveability; FE College for 19-25 year olds
  • Trustee, Advocacy for All
  • Trustee, Liveability

Jane Gibbs (Vice-Chair)

Term of office: 01.09.2020 to 31.08.2023 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at January 2019

  • Nil

Sandy Turner (Principal, Ex-officio)

Term of office: 01.09.2020 to 31.08.2023 (3 year term)
Appointed by:  Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2020:

  • Nil.

Dilma de Araujo

Term of office: 01.09.2020 to 31.08.2023 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2020:

  • To follow.

Jan Loughborough (Governor)

Term of office: 01.09.2020 to 31.08.2023 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at October 2019:

  • Employed by Octavo Partnership to deliver clerking and business support

Lesley Nicolas 

Term of office: 01.09.2020 to 31.08.2023 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at July 2020:

  • Nil

Jenny Sutcliffe

Term of office: 01.09.2020 to 31.08.2023 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at July 2020:

  • Nil.

Vacancy (Parent Governor, Primary)

Sameera Saleem (Parent Governor, Secondary)

Term of office: 01.09.2020 to 31.08.2023 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at November 2020:

  • Nil

Anita Clay (Staff Governor, Primary)

Term of office: 01.09.2020 to 31.08.2023 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at November 2019:

  • Nil.

Karen Hayward (Staff Governor, Secondary)

Term of office: 01.09.2020 to 31.08.2023 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at October 2020:

  • Nil

Governors who have stepped down in the last 12 months:

Rama Venchard – Chair of Governors

Term of office: 01.09.2018 to 31.08.2020
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at October 2019:

  • Vice Chair of Trustees, Orchard Hill College
  • Chair of Trustees, STEP Academy Trust
  • Vice Chair of Trustees, Westfield Academy

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2019-20.

Annabel Faulkner – Vice Chair

Term of office: 01.07.2017 to 30.06.2020
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at November 2018:

  • Nil

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2019-20.

 John Reilly – Principal

Term of office: 01.09.2017 to 31.08.2020
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at November 2018

  • Nil

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2019-20.

Will Scott 

Term of office: 01.07.2017 to 30.06.2020
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at December 2018

  • Nil.

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2019-20.

 

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