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Meet the Governors

Young People’s Academy and The Skills Hub operate a combined governing body.

Emlyn Lumley – Chair

Emlyn is the Headteacher at Park High School, a mainstream secondary school in Stanmore. As Chair, he also chairs the LGB’s Pay Committee.

Kathrine Everett – Vice Chair 

Kathrine is the Head of Placements and Assessments at Orchard Hill College, having previously been the Head of Curriculum at our Beaconsfield centre in Kingston. As the portfolio holder for HR and Organisational Development, she also sits on the LGB’s Pay Committee.

Isobel Callaby (Staff Governor – The Skills Hub)

Isobel is the Personalised Learning Manager and Designated Safeguarding Lead at the Skills Hub. She has over 23 years’ experience of working in education, over 15 of these at a senior management level. She has also served as a Local Authority governor at a local primary school, with a special interest in behaviour management and parent support.

Laurie Cornwell (Executive Principal of YPA and The Skills Hub)

Laurie is passionate about the education of young people, particularly those with SEMH, and firmly believes that all young people  can achieve their life goals given the right education and support.

Tanya Oatway (Parent Governor – YPA)

Information to follow.

Michele Gibbons (Governor)

Michele is the Teacher Training Lead at Harlington School, a mainstream secondary school in Hillingdon.

Chike Nnalue (Governor)

Chike is Senior EHCP Coordinator at Achieving for Children in Kingston.

Sunny Kumar (Parent Governor – The Skills Hub)

As a former Airline Pilot with over 12 years of flying experience, and over 10 years at a senior management level with Ministry of Justice, Sunny is passionate about developing new skills.  He strongly believes that everyone can achieve their goals with right support and determination.

 

 

YPA has a good understanding and built a rapport with my son. He has been happy and well cared for to the point where he has met his full potential and thrived. The right balance and structure has provided for my son’s complex needs. Thank you for your continuous support.  Parent

Latest News

A trip up The Shard

The school recently went on a joint Maths and Construction curriculum visit to The Shard in London. Split over two days, years 7 and 9 went first followed by years 8 and 10 a week later. Before the trip there had been …

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Students raise £1000 for new Motor Mechanics equipment

Young People’s Academy and The Skills Hubs Motor Mechanics Workshop at West Drayton Young People’s Centre (WDYPC) is a safe place for many vulnerable young people in the local community and gives them an opportunity to learn and gain Institute …

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Laurie Cornwell appointed to Deputy CEO of Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust

The OHC&AT Board of Directors and some of our pupils, students and staff carried out a competitive Executive Head Teacher/Deputy CEO recruitment and selection process in May. Laurie Cornwell, who is currently Executive Head of Young People’s Academy and The …

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Trip to Thorpe Park

The Rotary Club of Great Britain once again invited Young People’s Academy to take part in their annual “Kids Day Out”. They kindly supplied us with tickets for Thorpe Park. We have been invited in previous years but this year …

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