Hylands School is an academy as part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT).
TKAT is a multi-academy trust which was established on 1st September 2011. 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.
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 follow this link to see the Directors of the TKAT Board: (http://www.tkat.org/96/meet-the-team)
Please follow this link to see Governance Information relating to TKAT, including structure of governance and relevant details about Trustees terms of office, attendance and business interests : (https://www.tkat.org/140/governance)
The Local Governing Body is committed to realising the vision that Hylands School will become an outstanding provider of education.
Through a proactive process of support and challenge we will strive to ensure that:
We provide the highest quality education for each child.
Unlock every student's talent and ability to recognise the uniqueness of every child.
Focus on creating the best opportunities for effective learning for all.
To inspire and challenge each student to achieve their goals throughout their life.
We currently have 11 governors:
2 staff governors
2 parent governors
6 appointed governors
Chair of Governors: Mrs Clare Norton (Parent Governor)
Please see the sections on the left for details or our current and recent LGB members. If you wish to contact governors, please do so via the school contact details.
There are four meetings of the full Local Governing Body each academic year. In addition to this, there is a committee which has delegated responsibility laid out in the terms of reference.
Business Management Committee
To assist the decision making of the Governing Body by enabling more detailed consideration to be given to the best means to ensure sound management of the academy’s personnel, finances, resources and assets including proper planning, monitoring and probity.
|Current LGB Members|
|Name & Term||Type||Responsibility||Attendance 2017-2018 %||Declaration of Interest|
Mrs Clare Norton
Start Date: 12.10.2016
Current Term 12.10.2016 - 12-10.2020
|Chair of Governors||100%||None|
Mr David Newman
Start Date: 01.06.2006
Current Term 02.02.2019 - 01.02.2023
|LGB Appointed||Business Manager/Finance||80%||None|
Mrs Monica Milne
Start Date: 31.08.2017
Current Term 31.08.2017 - 31.08.2021
|LGB Appointed||TBD||80%||TES Consultant|
Mr Steve Lennon
Start Date: 03.05.2017
Current Term 03.05.2017 - 03.05.2021
|LGB Appointed||Business Management Comitee||80%||None|
Mrs Jane Coleman
Start Date: 04.07.2017
Current Term 04.07.2017 - 04.07.2021
|Parent||TBD||80%||Employee of TES|
Mr Giles Thomas
Start Date: 25.08.2017
Current Term: 25.08.2017 - 25.08.2021
Mrs Smita Rajesh
Start Date: 31.08.2018
Current Term 31.08.2018 - 31.08.22
Mr Robert Hepworth
Start Date: 01.01.2018
Current Term 01.01.2018-01.01.2022
|Staff - Associate Staff||60%||None|
|Mr Andrew Parry||Staff - Headteacher||100%||None|
|Mr Christian Cavanagh||Executive Headteacher||60%||None|
|Mrs Sonja Mitchell||Clerk to Governors||NEW||None|
|Previous LGB Members|
|Name & Term||Type||Responsibility||Attendance 2017-2018%||Declaration of Interest|
Mrs Elizabeth Turner
Current Term 03.12.2018 - 02.12.2022
Start Date: 11.01.2011
Ends Date: 31.05.2019
Mrs Janet Young
Current Term: 07.08.2018 - 06.07.2022
End Date: 01.09.2018
|LGB Appointed||AHT/Behaviour and Safety||60%||31st August 2017 - Chair of Governors - Heybridge Primary School|
Mr Thomas Thorpe Ex-officio
Current Term: 01.04.2016 - 31.03.2020
End Date: 31.10.2017
|Staff - Head Teacher||0%||N/A|
Mr John Pearson
Current Term: 24/03/2016 - 23/03/2020
End Date: 22.02.2018
Ex Vice-Chair of Governors
Mrs Jasmine Montague
Current Term: 03.11.2016 - 02.11.2020
End Date: 07.11.2017
Mrs Yvonne Lawrence
Current Term: 25.06.2014 - 24.06.2018
End Date: 30.06.2018
Teaching & Learning
Mrs Sarah Jacobs
Current Term: 01.09.2017 - 31.08.2021
Start Date: 01.09.2017
End Date: 31.08.2018
|LGB Appointed||Chair of Governors||100%||None|