Governors’ Information

Under the terms of the Education and Skills Funding Agency’s Academy Trust 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.

Brantridge School, Grafham Grange School and St Dominic’s School share a Local Governing Body and members are listed below.  If you would like further information please contact the clerk to the LGB at clerk@sashub.org .

Julian Short – Chair
Term of Office: 01.09.2021 to 31.08.2024
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Accenture, Consultancy, Employee, 24/02/1996 to 18/10/2018
  • KPMG, Consultancy/Accounting, Employee/Partner, since 19/10/2018
  • Parent of Child at St Dominic’s School, since February 2016

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Leigh Edser – Academy Governor
Term of office: 05.04.20 to 04.04.23
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Principal, Dysart School, since 01/04/14
  • Servium, IT Sales Company, Spouse is an Account Manager, since 21/07/17

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Lucy McMann – Academy Governor
Term of office: 26.03.21 to 25.03.24
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Director, SENse Learning Ltd.
  • Director, SENse Learning Collective CIC.

Present at 1/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Harry (Christopher) Moss – Academy Governor
Term of office: 26.03.21 to 25.03.24
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Associate Principal Consultant, ABB, Turna-co, Becht, AOC.

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Michael Wood – Academy Governor
Term of Office: 03.07.2020 to 02.07.2023
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Employee, Carew Academy

Present at 1/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Tisha Davis – Parent Governor, Brantridge School
Term of Office: 01.07.2022 to 30.06.2025
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Employee, Sussex Maths Hub, since September 2019
  • Child attends Brantridge School.

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Martin Lowthian – Parent Governor, Grafham Grange School
Term of Office: 01.09.2021 to 31.08.2024
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Employee, The Access Group, since June 2018

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Dean Else – Parent Governor, St Dominic’s School 
Term of Office: 02.07.2021 to 01.07.2024
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Nil

Present at 1/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Diana Puica – Staff Governor, Brantridge School
Term of Office:  02.07.21 to 01.07.24
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Employee, Brantridge School.

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Dafydd Roberts (Ex-Officio), Principal, Brantridge School
Term of office: 01.01.18
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Nil.

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Robin Bertrand (Ex-Officio), Principal, Grafham Grange School 
Term of office: 21.02.2022
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • to follow.

Present at 2/2 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Vicky Perry (Ex-Officio), Principal, St Dominic’s School 
Term of office: 19.04.2021
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • to follow.

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Governors who have stepped down in the last 12 months

Amme (Anne-Marie) Pryor – Staff Governor, St Dominic’s School
Term of office: 29.06.19 to 28.06.22
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Employee, St Dominic’s School.

Present at 1/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Sarah Baker – Parent Governor, Brantridge School
Term of Office: 11.12.20 to 03.05.22
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Nil.

Present at 0/2 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Liam Cranford – Staff Governor, Grafham Grange School
Term of office: 26.03.21 to 17.02.2022
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Employee, Grafham Grange School.

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2021-22

Janet Tremble (Ex-Officio), Principal, Grafham Grange School
Term of office: 01.07.18 to 18.02.2022
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Nil

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2021-22

Lesley Stonebridge – Academy Governor
Term of office: 26.03.21 to 11.02.2022 (resigned)
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Nil

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Will Inchbald – Academy Governor
Term of office: 26.03.21 to 19.01.2022
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Employee, Macfarlanes LLP.

Present at 0/1 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Kate Palmer – Parent Governor, St Dominic’s School
Term of Office: 02.07.2021 to 15.10.2021
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interests:

  • Director, K8 Design and Marketing
  • Parent of a student at St Dominic’s School.

The School is fantastic, with wonderful staff and facilities. - Parent

It took us two years to find a SEN school for our son. He has been going to Brantridge School since February and he has come on leaps and bounds. - Parent

My son started in September 2021 and he is very settled and understood by Brantridge School. - Parent

My son has done amazingly well since attending Brantridge. He has improved academically and grown in confidence. I could not have wished for a better school for him. - Parent

My son currently attends Brantridge School and is in your Year 5. He has progressed massively since starting here 2 1/2 years ago. - Parent

From my experience working with the school I have found them to have always been child focused and willing to adapt their provision to meet a child's specific needs. - Parent

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