Governance

 

If you need to get in contact with our governing body, you can do so by emailing our Chair of Governors; Caroline Law at claw@ossma.co.uk

Alternatively, you can put your communication in writing to the following address:

Chair of Governors. Mrs Caroline Law
Care of Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy
Beaconsfield Drive
Blurton
Stoke On Trent
Staffordshire
ST3 3JD

If you have a complaint that you would like addressing, you can do so through our complaints procedure. A copy of our complaints policy can be found here.


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Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy Governors Committee Membership, 2018/2019

Local Governing Body

Caroline Law – Chair of Governors

Lynn England – Vice-Chair of Governors

Mark Stanyer – Principal

Cherie Cuthbertson – Parent Governor

Andrea Handley – Parent Governor

Adrian Hurst – OAT Nominee

Les Leese – OAT Nominee

Liz Spooner – OAT Nominee

Bretton Young – Staff Governor

 

Committee Memberships:

Finance and General Purposes

Andrea Handley – Chair

Cherie Cuthbertson – Vice Chair

Caroline Law

Les Leese

Liz Spooner

Mark Stanyer

 

OAT Progress Board (Replaced Enrichment and Curriculum & Standards Committee)

Caroline Law

Lynn England

Mark Stanyer

Cherie Cuthbertson

Andrea Handley

Adrian Hurst

Les Leese

Liz Spooner

Brett Young

 

Link Governors

English – Brett Young

Maths – Caroline Law

Science – Cherie Cuthbertson

Humanities – Caroline Law

Business, ICT. MFL – Andrea Handley

Art, Design & Technology – Lynn England

Performing Arts – Adrian Hurst

SEN – Liz Spooner

Safeguarding – Liz Spooner

Pupil Premium – Caroline Law

Sixth Form Careers – Lynn England

OAKS / SCITT – Caroline Law

 

A copy of the OAT Scheme of Delegation can be downloaded here.

A copy of the Local Governing Body Terms of Reference can be downloaded here.

Governance Structure and Meetings for the Academic Year 2019 – 2020

 

List of Governors’ Pecuniary Interests

Name Role Committee Membership Date of Appointment Term of Office Appointed by Pecuniary Interests 2018-2019
Caroline Law Chair of Governors LGB / FGP / 01.09.2016 4 years OAT
Lynn England OAT Nominee LGB 01.09.2018 4 years OAT Trustee of Employability UK
Mark Stanyer Principal LGB / FGP 01.09.2010 On-going OAT Wife Principal at Ormiston meridian.

Director of Cophurst Management Ltd.

Cherie Cuthbertson Parent Governor LGB / FGP 01.09.2017 4 years LGB Husband Chair of Executives for Trentham Scouts
Andrea Handley Parent Governor LGB / FGP 01.09.2017 4 years LGB Parent Governor
Adrian Hurst Community Governor LGB 01.09.2018 4 years OAT Head of Community at Stoke City Football Club
Les Leese OAT Nominee LGB / FGP 01.09.2018 4 years OAT Head of Technology Integration for OAT
Liz Spooner Community Governor LGB / FGP 01.09.2018 4 years LGB
Brett Young Staff Governor LGB / FGP 01.12.2017 4 years LGB Trustee at Village Learning Trust

Name: Caroline Law
Role: Chair of Governors
Committee Membership: LGB, FGP
Date of appointment: 01.09.2016
Term of Office: 4 years
Appointed by: OAT
Pecuniary interests: –


Name: Lynn England
Role: OAT Nominee
Committee Membership: LGB
Date of appointment: 01.09.2018
Term of Office: 4 years
Appointed by: OAT
Pecuniary interests: –


Name: Mark Stanyer
Role: Principal
Committee Membership: LGB, FGP
Date of appointment: 01.09.2010
Term of Office: On-going
Appointed by: OAT
Pecuniary interests: Wife is Principal at Ormiston Meridian Academy


Name: Cherie Cuthbertson
Role: Parent Governor
Committee Membership: LGB, FGP
Date of appointment: 01.09.2017
Term of Office: 4 years
Appointed by: LGB
Pecuniary interests: Husband is Chair of Executives at Trentham Scouts


Name: Andrea Handley
Role: Parent Governor
Committee Membership: LGB, FGP
Date of appointment: 01.09.2017
Term of Office: 4 years
Appointed by: LGB
Pecuniary interests: Parent Governor


Name: Adrian Hurst
Role: Community Governor
Committee Membership: LGB
Date of appointment: 01.09.2018
Term of Office: 4 years
Appointed by: OAT
Pecuniary interests: Head of Community at Stoke City Football Club


Name: Les Leese
Role: OAT Nominee
Committee Membership: LGB, FGP
Date of appointment: 01.09.2018
Term of Office: 4 years
Appointed by: OAT
Pecuniary interests: Head of Technology Integration at OAT


Name: Liz Spooner
Role: Community Governor
Committee Membership: LGB, FGP
Date of appointment: 01.09.2018
Term of Office: 4 years
Appointed by: LGB
Pecuniary interests: –


Name: Brett Young
Role: Staff Governor
Committee Membership: LGB, FGP
Date of appointment: 01.12.2017
Term of Office: 4 years
Appointed by: LGB
Pecuniary interests: Governor at another primary school


 

Governor Attendance – 2018/2019

LGB Meetings

Name 09.10.2018 11.12.2018 26.03.2019 16.07.2019
Cherie Cuthbertson
Lynn England (Vice-Chair)
Andrea Handley x
Adrian Hurst x
Caroline Law (Chair) x
Les Leese x
Liz Spooner x x x
Mark Stanyer x x
Brett Young
Name: Cherie Cuthbertson
Meeting date – 09.10.2018: ✓
Meeting date – 11.12.2018: ✓
Meeting date – 26.03.2019: ✓
Meeting date – 16.07.2019: ✓


Name: Lynn England (Vice-Chair)
Meeting date – 09.10.2018: ✓
Meeting date – 11.12.2018: ✓
Meeting date – 26.03.2019: ✓
Meeting date – 16.07.2019: ✓


Name: Andrea Handley
Meeting date – 09.10.2018: ✓
Meeting date – 11.12.2018: ✓
Meeting date – 26.03.2019: ✓
Meeting date – 16.07.2019: x


Name: Adrian Hurst
Meeting date – 09.10.2018: ✓
Meeting date – 11.12.2018: ✓
Meeting date – 26.03.2019: ✓
Meeting date – 16.07.2019: x


Name: Caroline Law (Chair)
Meeting date – 09.10.2018: x
Meeting date – 11.12.2018: ✓
Meeting date – 26.03.2019: ✓
Meeting date – 16.07.2019: ✓


Name: Les Leese
Meeting date – 09.10.2018: ✓
Meeting date – 11.12.2018: ✓
Meeting date – 26.03.2019: ✓
Meeting date – 16.07.2019: x


Name: Liz Spooner
Meeting date – 09.10.2018: ✓
Meeting date – 11.12.2018: x
Meeting date – 26.03.2019: x
Meeting date – 16.07.2019: x


Name: Mark Stanyer
Meeting date – 09.10.2018: ✓
Meeting date – 11.12.2018: ✓
Meeting date – 26.03.2019: x
Meeting date – 16.07.2019: x


Name: Brett Young
Meeting date – 09.10.2018: ✓
Meeting date – 11.12.2018: ✓
Meeting date – 26.03.2019: ✓
Meeting date – 16.07.2019: ✓


 

FGP Meetings

Name 16.10.18 26.02.2019 19.03.2019 21.05.2019
Cherie Cuthbertson
Andrea Handley
Caroline Law (Chair) x
Les Leese x x x
Liz Spooner x x x
Mark Stanyer x x
Name: Cherie Cuthbertson
Meeting date – 16.10.2018: ✓
Meeting date – 26.02.2019: ✓
Meeting date – 19.03.2019: ✓
Meeting date – 21.05.2019: ✓


Name: Andrea Handley
Meeting date – 16.10.2018: ✓
Meeting date – 26.02.2019: ✓
Meeting date – 19.03.2019: ✓
Meeting date – 21.05.2019: ✓


Name: Caroline Law (Chair)
Meeting date – 16.10.2018: ✓
Meeting date – 26.02.2019: x
Meeting date – 19.03.2019: ✓
Meeting date – 21.05.2019: ✓


Name: Les Leese
Meeting date – 16.10.2018: x
Meeting date – 26.02.2019: x
Meeting date – 19.03.2019: x
Meeting date – 21.05.2019: ✓


Name: Liz Spooner
Meeting date – 16.10.2018: ✓
Meeting date – 26.02.2019: x
Meeting date – 19.03.2019: x
Meeting date – 21.05.2019: x


Name: Mark Stanyer
Meeting date – 16.10.2018: ✓
Meeting date – 26.02.2019: ✓
Meeting date – 19.03.2019: x
Meeting date – 21.05.2019: x