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Local Governance - Keep Hatch Primary School

In accordance with the Scheme of Delegation the Local Governing Body (LGB) consists of:

  • four governors (not staff) appointed by the Board of Directors;
  • one staff governor;
  • one parent governor;
  • any additional governors appointed by the Board of Directors.

The number of people who shall sit on the Local Governing Body shall be not less than four and not more than seven.

Governors serve a 4-year term of office. 

Headteachers attend all meetings. 


Chair of Governors: Robert Ewers

  • Sanchitha Ashok, Governor, appointed 18/05/2021
  • Robert Ewers, Governor (co-opted), appointed 18/05/2021
  • Alex McGuinness, Governor, appointed 01/01/2021
  • Charles McIntosh, Governor, appointed 01/01/2021
  • Natalie Smith, Governor (staff), appointed 01/09/2022
  • Lisa Vickers, Governor (parent), appointed 01/01/2021

In attendance: Claire Appleby, Headteacher

Resigned in last 12 months:

  • Laura McDonogh, Governor (parent), appointed 01/09/2022, resigned 20/09/2023
  • Justin Dobson, Governor, appointed 01/01/2021, resigned 31/08/2023

Register of interests

Information below details relevant business and pecuniary interests, trusteeships and governorships at other educational establishments/charities, personal relationships with the trust employees or other members/trustees/governors. 

Current governors

Name, date declared, declaration

  • Sanchitha Ashok, 08/11/2023, None
  • Robert Ewers, 14/11/2023, None
  • Alex McGuinness, 01/11/2023, None
  • Charles McIntosh, 16/12/23, None
  • Lisa Vickers, 01/11/2023, None
  • Natalie Smith, 12/11/2023, None

Resigned in the last 12 months:
Name (resignation date), date declared, declaration 

  • Laura McDonogh, (resigned 20/09/2023), 19/10/2022, None
  • Justin Dobson, (resigned 31/08/2023), 15/03/2023, None

Meeting attendance - academic year 2022-23


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Frays Academy Trust

LDBS Frays Academy Trust is a charitable company limited by
guarantee and registered in England and Wales with company
number 0833507

Registered Office:
c/o Cowley St Laurence CE Primary School
Worcester Road, Cowley, Middlesex, UB8 3TH