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 14 governors:

  • 2 Headteachers
  • 3 staff governors
  • 2 parent governors
  • 7 appointed governors

Chair of Governors:  Mr Gary Nancekievill- appointed Governor

Vice-Chair of Governors: To be appointed

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 four meetings of the Executive Board each academic year. In addition to this, there are four committees who have delegated responsibility laid out in their terms of reference.

Educational Standards- Horizons

Educational Standards- Orchards

Business- Horizons

Business- Orchards

You cannot sit on the Executive Board unless you serve on at least one committee and if you serve on one committee then there is no obligation to serve on the Executive Board.

Impact Statement

 

Local Governing Body 2018-19

Name

Type

Term of Office

Declaration of Interest 31 August 2018

Responsibility

Attendance % Ac Yr 17-18

Gary Nancekievill

Appointed

Start date 01.04.17

Current term 18.04.17- 18.04.21

None

  • Chair of Governors
  • Executive Board
  • Orchards Business
  • Horizon Business
  • Orchards Ed Standards
  • Horizon Ed Standards

100%

Natalie Willbourn

Ex- Officio

 

Start date-01.09.13

Headteacher

Orchards Academy

Member of other Educational Management Boards

  • Executive Board
  • Orchards Business
  • Orchards Ed Standards
  • Horizon Ed Standards

91%

David Moss Ex-Officio

Start date- 01.09.18

Headteacher 

Horizon Academy

 

None
  • Executive Board
  • Horizon Business
  • Horizon Ed Standards
  • Orchards Ed Standards
                      n/a 

Carlos Hood

Community

Start date 01.09.10

Current term 31.08.18- 31.08.2022

None

  • Executive Board
  • Orchards Business
  • Orchards Ed Standards- Chair
  • Horizon Ed Standards

 100%

Barrie Wigg

Community

Start date 01.09.01

Current term 31.08.18- 31.08.2022

None

  • Orchards Ed Standards
  • Orchards Business

 75%

Phil Cooper

Community

Start date 01.09.08

Current term 01.09.16-31.08.20

None

  • Executive Board
  • Orchards Business
  • Horizon Business
  • Horizon Ed Standards

        73%

Michael Parker

Appointed

Start date 01.12.14

Current term

01.12.14- 01.12.18

None

  • Executive Board
  • Orchards Business
  • Orchards Ed Standards- Vice Chair

      92%

Helen Earnshaw

Appointed

Start date 03.11.14

Current term 03.11.14- 03.11.18

None

  • Executive Board
  • Horizon Ed Standards
  • Orchards Ed Standards

                   80%

Mark Walden

Appointed

Start date 30.11.14

Current term

30.11.14- 30.11.18

None

  • Executive Board
  • Orchards Ed Standards
  • Horizons Ed Standards

      91%

Jane Martin

Parent Governor

Start date 16.03.16

Current term

16.03.16-16.03.20

None

  • Executive Board
  • Orchards Business- Chair

      100%

Kelly Mills

Parent Governor

Start date 01.12.14

Current term 01.12.14- 01.12.18

None

  • Executive Board
  • Horizon Business- Chair

        57%

Fiona Jakes

Staff Governor

Start date 01.07.15

Current term

01.07.15-30.06.19

None

  • Executive Board
  • Orchards Business
  • Orchards Ed Standards

      91%

Stephanie Davies

Staff Governor

Start date 03.11.14

Current term 03.11.14-01.11.18

None

 

                     33%

Tracey Kitchen

Staff Governor

Start date 01.09.11

Current term 01.09.15- 31.08.19

Family members working in TKAT schools

  • Executive Board
  • Horizon Business

      86%

Carol Thomas

Clerk to the Governors

Start date February 2016

Clerk to Governors for other TKAT schools

 

      100%

 

 

Governors with an end of term of office in the last academic year  (2017-18)

 

Name

Type

Term

Declaration of Interest 31 August 2017

Attendance % 2017-18

Kate Crawford

Ex- Officio

Headteacher- to Dec 2017

Resigned 31st December 2017

Family member working in TKAT school

100%

Rachel Cavanagh

Parent Governor-

Resigned 15th March 2018

None

50%

 

Christian Markham

Ex-officio

Interim Headteacher from January 2018 to August 2018

Resigned 31st August 2018 None 86%
Matthew Jones

 

Staff Governor

 

Resigned 31st August 2018 None 100%