Young People’s Academy is open and, in accordance with government guidelines, we are working to gradually increase the number of students who are returning to school over the summer term.

If you have any questions or queries relating to this please call the school office between 10.00am-2.00pm or email us reception_ypa@yphub.org

For our Home Learning page, please click here.

Please send all consultations and referrals to the admissions email address- admissions@yphub.org

Meet the Governors

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

Amy Thoreau – Chair

Kathrine Everett – Vice Chair 

Kathrine is Education and Inclusion Service Manager for the North East of Surrey, at Surrey County Council, having previously been the Head of Curriculum at our Beaconsfield centre in Kingston and Head of the Admissions Team for the College. As the portfolio holder for HR and Organisational Development, she also sits on the LGB’s Pay Committee.  She is also a governor at Chart Wood School in Surrey.

Mick Hore (Executive Principal of Young People’s Academy and The Skills Hub)

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.

Melissa McLean (Governor)

Information to follow.

Sarah Brooks (Governor)

Information to follow.

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.

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.

Tom Crowe (Staff Governor – Young People’s Academy)

Information to follow.

 

 

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

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