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The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT) is a Surrey based Multi-Academy Trust, comprising four secondary, six primary and two special schools with two further under development. We are proud of our ethos of collaboration and inclusion, "Bringing out the best" in students of all abilities and backgrounds. Visit website

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Local Governance Board

The St Lawrence Local Governance Board (LGB) is responsible for working with the Head, Executive Head and other school staff to promote high standards of educational achievement. The  LGB at St Lawrence is accountable to the Board of Trustees to The Howard Partnership Trust.

Our role is to support the school in its ongoing success as well as to continue to challenge how things could be done better for the benefit of all the children at our school.

The table below shows the members of our LGB for 2020-2021 with their roles and responsibilities:

Governor Name

Category

Term of Office - Start

Term of Office - End

Appointing Body

Additional Position of Responsibility

Portfolio Area

Attendance*

AY 2019-2020

Tom Dell

Head 

01/09/2018 

n/a 

Ex-officio 

 

 

3/3 

Dave Parrett

Local Governor

20/05/2020

19/05/2024

THPT

Chair

 

1/1

Liz McDermid 

Local Governor 

01/09/2019 

31/08/2021 

THPT 

Chair 

 

3/3 

Suzan Kern

Staff Governor 

04/12/2020 

12/07/2022 

THPT 

 

 

1/1 

Marie Newman 

Parent Governor 

10/03/2017 

09/03/2021 

THPT 

 

SEND & Disadvantaged 

2/3 

Cameron Munden 

Parent Governor 

17/01/2020 

16/01/2024 

THPT 

Vice Chair 

Standards & Performance 

2/3 

Cara Byford 

Parent Governor 

17/01/2020 

16/01/2024 

THPT 

 

Safeguarding 

1/1 

Stepped down in the past 12 months 

Lindsay Choudhry

Local Governor

13/07/2018

21/01/2021

THPT

Vice Chair

 

2/3

Michelle Taylor

Local Governor

30/10/2018

23/03/2021

THPT

Finance

 

1/2

*Attendance is expressed as attended over expected

Note: During the Covid-19 pandemic, additional information meetings also took place

In accordance with statutory requirements the following information has been made available:

Register of Interests 

For further information, please see the The Howard Partnership Trust