Governance

Our Governors

This list contains details about all of our current local governing body members. To see the business & pecuniary interests, governance roles in other schools and meeting attendance of a specific governor, click on their name below.

Governor Role
Peter Crowe

Business & Pecuniary Interests
None.

Governance Roles in Other Schools
Ormiston Shelfield.

Attendance

04/10/2017
30/11/2017
06/03/2018
19/06/2018
09/10/2018
04/12/2018
25/03/2019
Chair of Governors
Peter Bates

Business & Pecuniary Interests
None.

Governance Roles in Other Schools
Ormiston Sandwell Community Academy.

Attendance

04/10/2017
30/11/2017
06/03/2018
19/06/2018
09/10/2018
04/12/2018
25/03/2019
Vice Chair of Governors
Leigh Moore

Business & Pecuniary Interests
Employed by academy. Partner is a fund raise for the University of Birmingham.

Governance Roles in Other Schools
None.

Attendance

04/10/2017
30/11/2017
06/03/2018
19/06/2018
09/10/2018
04/12/2018
25/03/2019
Academy Principal
David Martin

Business & Pecuniary Interests
Employed by academy.

Governance Roles in Other Schools
None.

Attendance

04/10/2017
30/11/2017
06/03/2018
19/06/2018
09/10/2018
04/12/2018
25/03/2019
Staff Governor
Barbara Lewis

Business & Pecuniary Interests
Sandwell Valley Riding Centre.

Governance Roles in Other Schools
St Augustine’s Catholic.

Attendance

04/10/2017
30/11/2017
06/03/2018
19/06/2018
09/10/2018
04/12/2018
25/03/2019
Community Governor
Michael Entecott

Business & Pecuniary Interests
None.

Governance Roles in Other Schools
None.

Attendance

04/10/2017
30/11/2017
06/03/2018
19/06/2018
09/10/2018
04/12/2018
25/03/2019
Community Governor
Julia Hayes

Business & Pecuniary Interests
Employed by OAT.

Governance Roles in Other Schools
None.

Attendance

04/10/2017
30/11/2017
06/03/2018
19/06/2018
09/10/2018
04/12/2018
25/03/2019
Governor
Peter Smith

Business & Pecuniary Interests
Employed by OAT (Buildings/IT consultant). Computers@Home Ltd. IT4Ed Ltd.

Governance Roles in Other Schools
None.

Attendance

04/10/2017
30/11/2017
06/03/2018
19/06/2018
09/10/2018
04/12/2018
25/03/2019
Governor
Paula Arrowsmith

Business & Pecuniary Interests
Employed by OAT.

Governance Roles in Other Schools
Ormiston Sandwell Community Academy & Ormiston NEW Academy. Chair of Strategic Progress Board at George Salter Academy, Ormiston NEW Academy, Ormiston Forge Academy, Ormiston Sandwell Community Academy & Ormiston Shelfield Academy.

Attendance

04/10/2017
30/11/2017
06/03/2018
19/06/2018
09/10/2018
04/12/2018
25/03/2019
Governor

Former Governors

Below is a list a former governors who were on the board within the last 12 months.

  • Terence Breen
  • Claire Brookes
  • Della Smith
  • Gurpreet Bola

Governor Meetings

  • 9th Oct 2018
  • 4th Dec 2018
  • 5th Feb 2019 (rescheduled to 26th Feb 2019)
  • 25th Mar 2019
  • 9th Apr 2019
  • 18th Jun 2019

Contacting the Governors

If you need to contact the governors, please email Helen Owen (Clerk to the Governors) at Helen.Owen@woacademy.co.uk. Otherwise, if you need to contact the Chair of Governors, please address your concerns in writing to Peter Crowe, c/o Wodensborough Ormiston Academy, Hydes Road, Wednesbury, WS10 0DR.