George Salter Academy

George Salter Academy in West Bromwich, Sandwell, is a mixed comprehensive school for 11 to 16 year olds.

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Our Governors

2019 - 2020

The LGB (Local Governing Body) is made up of 9 governors, plus the Principal. The LGB is not responsible for the day to day management of the academy, but it is responsible for:

  • To challenge and support the Principal.
  • To oversee the academy’s long-term vision, strategic aims, values and ethos.
  • To carry out statutory responsibilities, such as safeguarding.
  • To agree and monitor plans and policies.
  • To make creative use of available resources.
  • To monitor and evaluate performance.
  • To be involved in the appointment of the Principal.
  • To ensure proper financial management of the academy.
  • To communicate openly with parents, staff and the local community.

Download the Ormiston Academy Trust Governance Charter including Scheme of Delegation [pdf, 463 KB] and Terms of Reference [pdf, 269 KB]

If you are interested in becoming a Governor, please complete and return this Governor Application form [pdf, 635 KB]

Governor Category/
Term of Office
Committee Membership Relevant business and pecuniary interests
Rob Pritchard OAT Nominee LGB Regional Director – OAT
Governor at Ormiston Tenbury/Ormiston Bolingbroke and CEC
Nasreen Akhtar Community LBG None
John Chege Parent (Chair) LGB & SPB* Parent Governor at Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School
Mark Lester Staff
LGB & SPB* None
Ben Miller Community
LGB None
Lorn Poole Community
LGB None
Nethan Punj Community
LGB None
Catharine Taylor Community (Vice Chair) LGB Employed by The Prince’s Trust
Anju Virdee Community
LGB Vice Chair, Trustee – Cavendish Learning Trust
Our Governors - 2019/2020

*Strategic Progress Board

 

The Chair of Governors is John Chege who can be contacted via the Clerk at gsagovernors@georgesalter.com or in writing at George Salter Academy, Davey Road, West Bromwich, B70 9UW. Please ensure that all written correspondence is addressed to the Chair of Governors.

 

Governor Attendance 2019 / 2020

Governor LGB 18/09/2018 LGB 04/12/2018 LGB 25/03/2018 LGB 01/07/2019
Nasreen Akhtar X - Apologies      
John Chege      
Mark Lester      
Rob Pritchard      
Catharine Taylor      
Ben Miller      
Lorna Poole X - Apologies      
Anju Virdee X - Apologies      
Nethan Punj      
LGB Attendance 2019/2020

 

Governor meeting dates 2019/10

  • Wednesday 18th September 2019 – 10am
  • Wednesday 4th December 2019 – 10am
  • Wednesday 25th March 2020 – 10am
  • Wednesday 1st July 2020 – 10am

 

2018 - 2019

Our Governors - 2018/2019

Governor Category/
Term of Office
Committee Membership Relevant business and pecuniary interests
Rob Pritchard OAT Nominee
(Interim Chair)
LGB Regional Director – OAT
Governor at Ormiston Tenbury/Ormiston Bolingbroke and CEC
Nasreen Akhtar Community LBG None
Mohammed Azad Parent LGB None
John Chege Parent
LGB & SPB* Parent Governor at Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School
Mark Lester Staff
LGB & SPB* None
Ben Miller Community
LGB
Lorn Poole Community
LGB
Nethan Punj Community
LGB
Catharine Taylor Community
LGB Employed by The Prince’s Trust
Anju Virdee Community
LGB Vice Chair, Trustee – Cavendish Learning Trust
Our Governors -2018/2019

*Strategic Progress Board

 

Governor Attendance 2018 / 2019

Governor LGB 26/09/ 2018 LGB 24/10/ 2018 LGB 11/12/ 2018 LGB 12/03/ 2019 LGB 27/06/ 2019
Tony Greenwood X - Apologies    
Nasreen Akhtar X - Apologies X - Apologies
Mohammed Azad X - Apologies  
John Chege
Mark Lester X - Apologies
Rob Pritchard X - Apologies
Catharine Taylor X - Apologies
Ben Miller       X - Apologies
Lorna Poole       X - Apologies
Anju Virdee        
Nethan Punj        
LGB Attendance 2018/2019

 

 

February 2018 - July 2018

Governor Category/
Term of Office
Committee Membership Relevant business and pecuniary interests
Tony Greenwood Chair LGB & SPB* Management Consultant - AVG Solutions & Co.
Member of IEB – Worcestershire CC
Nasreen Akhtar Co-opted LBG None
Mohammed Azad Parent LGB None
John Chege Parent
LGB & SPB* None
Mark Lester Staff
LGB & SPB* None
Rob Pritchard OAT Nominee
LGB Regional Director – OA
Catharine Taylor Co-opted
LGB Employed by The Prince’s Trust
Our Governors - February 2018 to present

*Strategic Progress Board

 

Governors who have left

Governor Category/
Date of Leaving
Committee Membership Relevant business and pecuniary interests
Kerrie Jones Vice Chair/
15/05/2018
LGB & SPB* Management Consultant - AVG Solutions & Co.
Governors who have left

 

Governor Attendance February 2018 - July 2018

Governor LGB 28/02/ 2018 LGB 26/03/ 2018 LGB 26/04/ 2018 LGB 24/05/ 2018 LGB 28/06/ 2018 LBG 18.07/ 2018
Tony Greenwood
Kerrie Jones X - Apologies n/a n/a
Nasreen Akhtar X - Apologies X - Apologies
Mohammed Azad X - Apologies
John Chege X - Apologies
Mark Lester
Rob Pritchard X - Apologies X - Apologies X - Apologies
Catharine Taylor X - Apologies X - Apologies
LGB Attendance 2018

 

September 2017 - January 2018

 

Governor Category/
Term of Office
Committee Membership Relevant business and pecuniary interests
Frank Green Chair Interim Advisory Board Director of Shoreline Enterprises
Associate Consultant for Entrust
Tony Greenwood Vice-Chair
Interim Advisory Board Management Consultant – AVG Solutions & Co. 
Jason Howard OAT Nominee Interim Advisory Board Regional Director – OAT
Sarah Vout OAT Nominee Interim Advisory Board Head of Finance - OAT
Our Governors - September 2017 - January 2018

 

 

Interim Advisory Board (IAB) Attendance 2017

Governor IAB 05/10/ 2017 IAB 07/12/ 2017 IAB 31/01/ 2018
Frank Green
Tony Greenwood
Jason Howard X - Apologies -
Sarah Vout X - Apologies
IEB Attendance September 2017 - January 2018

 

 

 

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