Governing Body

 

Orchards Academy is an academy as part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT).

TKAT is a multi-academy trust which was established on 1st September 2010. Its constitution is set out in the Articles of Association and this is shared with individual academies via the Scheme of Delegation. TKAT have, through the Scheme of Delegation, established Local Governing Bodies for each of the Academies.

Please click here to link to the Scheme of Delegation

https://0e58658be539ee7325a0- 220f04f871df648cf4a4d93a111e3366.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/tkat- responsive/uploads/document/TKAT-Scheme-of-Delegation-17th-January-2017- 1.pdf?t=1503320550 

The Local Governing Body of each of the Academies is responsible for fulfilling the strategic and operational governance role in the conduct of the Academy. Please click here to link to the Directors of the TKAT Board.

(http://www.tkat.org/96/meet-the-team)

Please click here to link to Governance information relating to TKAT, including the structure of governance and relevant details about Trustees terms of office, attendance and business interests.

(http://www.tkat.org/140/governance)

Please click here for key documents including the Master Funding Agreement,

Articles of Association and Accounts.

(http://www.tkat.org/93/documents)

Orchards Academy Local Governing Body (LGB)

We are a joint Governing Body with Horizon Primary Academy

Mission Statement

Membership

We currently have 17 governors:

  • 2 Headteachers
  • 3 staff governors (1 vacancy for Horizon Academy)
  • 2 parent governors
  • 10 appointed governors

Chair of Governors:  Mr Gary Nancekievill- appointed Governor

Vice-Chair of Governors: Ms Helen Earnshaw- Horizon Academy, Mr C Hood- Orchards Academy

Link to constitution document.

Please see sections below for details or our current and recent LGB members. If you wish to contact governors, please do so via Hilary Dorling- Head's PA, Orchards Academy, St Mary's Road, Swanley, Kent BR8 7TE.

Structure

There are 6 meetings each academic year (circle model) that all governors should attend.

Responsibilities

Safeguarding & SEN- Mr G Nancekievill

Health & Safety- Ms K Mills

Finance- Ms J Martin

Pupil Premium- Ms F Jakes

Teaching & Learning- All Governors have responsibility for this.

Impact Statement

 

Local Governing Body 2019-20

HA- Horizon Academy

OA- Orchards Academy

 

Name

Type

Term of Office

Declaration of Interest 31 August 2019

Responsibility

Attendance % Ac Yr 18-19

Gary Nancekievill

Appointed

Start date 01.04.17

Current term

18.04.17- 18.04.21

None

  • Chair of Governors
  • Safeguarding
  • SEN
  • Teaching & Learning

Exec. meetings -100%

HA Ed. Stds-66%

HA Business-66%

OA Ed. Stds-100%

OA Business-100%

Natalie Willbourn

 

Ex- Officio

Headteacher

Executive Headteacher

None

  • HT

Exec. meetings -100%

HA Ed Stds-100%

OA Ed. Stds-66%

OA Business-100%

 

David Moss

Ex- Officio

Headteacher

Headteacher

None

  • HT

Exec. meetings -100%

HA Ed. Stds-100%

HA Business-100%

OA Ed. Stds-66%

 

Helen Earnshaw

Appointed

Start date 03.11.14

Current term 03.11.18- 03.11.22

None

  • Vice chair- Horizon Academy
  • Teaching & Learning

Exec. meetings -75%

HA Ed. Stds-100%

OA Ed. Stds-100%

Carlos Hood

Community

Start date 01.09.10

Current term 01.09.18- 31.08.22

None

  • Vice chair- Orchards Academy
  • Teaching & Learning

Exec. meetings -100%

HA Ed. Stds-100%

OA Ed. Stds-100%

OA Business-66%

Barrie Wigg

Community

Start date 01.09.01

Current term 01.09.18-31.08.22

None

  • Teaching & Learning

Exec. meetings -50%

OA Ed. Stds-33%

OA Business-0%

Phil Cooper

Community

Start date 01.09.08

Current term 01.09.16-31.08.20

None

  • Teaching & Learning

Exec. meetings -75%

HA Ed. Stds-100%

HA Business-33%

OA Business-33%

Michael Parker

Appointed

Start date 01.12.14

Current term

01.12.18- 01.12.22

None

  • Teaching & Learning

Exec. meetings -75%

OA Ed. Stds-100%

OA Business-66%

Mark Walden

Appointed

Start date 30.11.14

Current term

30.11.18- 30.11.22

None

  • Teaching & Learning

Exec. meetings -75%

HA Business-100%

OA Ed. Stds-66%

 

Jane Martin

Parent Governor

Start date 16.03.16

Current term

16.03.16-16.03.20

None

  • Finance
  • Teaching & Learning

Exec. meetings -100%

OA Business-100%

Kelly Mills

Parent Governor

Start date 01.12.14

Current term

21.03.19-21.03.23

None

  • Health & Safety
  • Teaching & Learning

Exec. meetings -100%

HA Business-100%

 

Fiona Jakes

Staff Governor- Orchards

Start date 01.07.15

Current term

01.07.19-30.06.23

None

  • Pupil Premium
  • Teaching & Learning

Exec. meetings -100%

OA Ed. Stds-100%

OA Business-33%

Tracey Kitchen

Staff Governor- Horizon

Start date 01.09.11

Current term 01.09.19- 30.09.23

Family members working in TKAT schools

  • Teaching & Learning

Exec. meetings -100%

HA Business-100%

 

Neeti Gupta

Appointed

Start date 01.09.18

Current term 01.09.18-31.08.22

None

  • Teaching & Learning

Exec. meetings -100%

HA Business-66%

OA Business-66%

Wendy Tang

Parent Governor

Start date

05.04.19

Current term

05.04.19-05.04.23

None

  • Teaching & Learning

Exec. meetings -100%

HA Ed. Stds-0%

HA Business-100%

OA Business-100%

Ray Harris

Appointed

Start date 21.03.19

Current term 21.03.19-21.03.23

None

  • Teaching & Learning

Exec. meetings -100%

OA Business-100%

Jacqui Heaver

Staff Governor- Orchards

Start date 23.04.19

Current term 23.04.19-23.04.23

None

  • Teaching & Learning

Exec. meetings -0%

 

Carol Thomas

Clerk to the Governors

Start date February 2016

Clerk to the Governors for various other schools

n/a

100%

 

 

Governors with an end of term of office in the last academic year  (2018-19)

Name

Type

Term

Declaration of Interest 31 August 2018

Attendance

Stephanie Davies

Staff Governor- Horizon

Start Date

03.11.14

 

Current term

03.11.17-01.11.21

Resigned 31.08.19

None

 

Attendance 2018-19

 

Exec. meetings -0%

HA Ed. Stds-0%

 

 

Attendance 2017-18

33%