Governors

Horizon Primary Academy is 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)

Horizon Primary Academy Local Governing Body (LGB)

We are a joint Governing Body with Orchards Academy

Mission Statement

Membership

We currently have 18 governors:

  • 2 Headteachers
  • 3 Staff governors (1 vacancy for Horizon Academy)
  • 2 Parent governors
  • 10 Appointed governors (2 vacancies)

Chair of Governors:  Vice Chairs- Ms Helen Earnshaw & Mr C Hood are Acting Chairs of Governors until a new appointment is made.

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 - Ms H Earnshaw

Health & Safety- Ms K Mills

Finance- Mr M Walden / Mr T Westwood

Pupil Premium- Mrs Willbourn (Horizon) Mr Moss (Orchards) & Ms Earnshaw (Horizon & Orchards)

SEN- Mr T Westwood (Orchards), Ms Tang (Horizon)

Teaching & Learning- Mr Parker, Mr Cooper, Mr Harris- Maths,  Mr Hood & Ms Jones- Horizon (Boys)

Attendance- Ms Gupta

Resilience, Mental Health & Wellbeing- Ms Oyesola

Wider Curriculum- Ms Jakes

Impact Statement

 

Local Governing Body 2020-21

HA- Horizon Academy

OA- Orchards Academy

 

Name

Type

Term of Office

Declaration of Interest including transactions to 31 August 2020

Responsibility

Attendance % Ac Yr 19-20

Carlos Hood

Helen Earnshaw

Acting Chair of Governors  until new appontment is made (currently Vice Chairs) Please see below  

Nil return

Nil return

Acting Chairs

100%

75%

Natalie Willbourn

 

Ex- Officio

Executive Headteacher

Executive Headteacher

Nil return

  • EHT
  • Link Governor – Pupil Premium (Horizon)

100%

David Moss

Ex- Officio

Headteacher

Headteacher

Nil return

  • HT
  • Link Governor – Pupil Premium (Orchards)
100%

Helen Earnshaw

Appointed

Start date 03.11.14

Current term 03.11.18- 03.11.22

Nil return

  • Vice chair- Horizon Academy
  • Link Governor – Safeguarding

  • Link Governor – Pupil Premium (shared)

100%

Carlos Hood

Appointed

Start date 01.09.10

Current term 01.09.18- 31.08.22

Nil return

  • Vice chair- Orchards Academy
  • Link Governor – Horizon Boys (shared)

75%

Barrie Wigg

Appointed

Start date 01.09.01

Current term 01.09.18-31.08.22

Nil return

 

75%

Michael Parker

Appointed

Start date 01.12.14

Current term

01.12.18- 01.12.22

Nil return

  • Link Governor – Teaching & Learning
100%

Mark Walden

Appointed

Start date 30.11.14

Current term

30.11.18- 30.11.22

Nil return (TBC)

  • Link Governor – Finance (shared)
75%

Kelly Mills

Appointed

Start date 01.12.14

Current term

21.03.19-21.03.23

Nil return

  • Link Governor – Health & Safety
100%

Fiona Jakes

Staff Governor- Orchards

Start date 01.07.15

Current term

01.07.19-30.06.23

Nil return

  • Link Governor – Wider Curriculum (shared)
75%

Tracey Kitchen

Staff Governor- Horizon

Start date 01.09.11

Current term 01.09.19- 30.09.23

Family members working in TKAT schools

 

100%

Neeti Gupta

Appointed

Start date 01.09.18

Current term 01.09.18-31.08.22

Nil return

  • Link Governor - Attendance
75%

Wendy Tang

Parent Governor

Start date

05.04.19

Current term

05.04.19-05.04.23

Education

  • Link Governor SEN Horizon (shared)
100%

Ray Harris

Appointed

Start date 21.03.19

Current term 21.03.19-21.03.23

Nil return

  • Link Governor – Teaching & Learning Maths
75&

Jacqui Heaver

Staff Governor- Orchards

Start date 23.04.19

Current term 23.04.19-23.04.23

Nil return

 

100%
Nicola Jones Parent Governor

Start date 01.09.20

Current term 01.09.20- 31.08.24

Nil return
  • Link Governor – Horizon Boys (shared)
n/a
Timothy Westwood Appointed

Start date 01.09.20

Current term 01.09.20- 31.08.24

Nil return
  • Link Governor – SEN (shared)
  • Link Governor – Finance (shared)
n/a
Kemi Oyesola Appointed

Start date 17.09.20

Current term 17.09.20- 16.09.24

Nil return
  • Link Governor – Resilience, Mental Health & Wellbeing
n/a
           
Phil Cooper Appointed

Start date

01.09.08

Current term

01.09.20- 31.08.24

Nil return
  • Link Governor – Teaching & Learning
100%

Carol Thomas

Clerk to the Governors

Start date February 2016

Clerk to the Governors for various other schools.

Family influence

n/a

100%

 

 

Governors with an end of term of office in academic year  (2019-20)

Name

Type

Term

Declaration of Interest 31 August 2019

Attendance

Jane Martin

 

 

 

 

 

Parent Governor

 

 

 

 

 

Start Date

16.03.16

Current term

16.03.16- 16.03.20

 

End of term 16.03.20

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attendance 2019-20      33%

Attendance 2018-19

100%

Attendance 2017-18

100%

 

Gary Nancekievill          (Chair of Governors)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appointed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Start date

01.04.17

Current term

18.04.17- 18.04.21

Resigned

31.08.20

 

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attendamce 2019-20       100%

Attendance 2018-19

Exec. meetings -100%

HA Ed. Stds-66%

HA Business-66%

OA Ed. Stds-100%

OA Business-100%

Attendance 2017-18

100%

Downloads Date  
Governors Constitution 2019 10th Oct 2019 Download
Governors Impact Statement 2019 13th Nov 2019 Download