Governors’ Information

Under the terms of the Education & Skills Funding Agency’s Academy Trust Handbook, we are required to publish information about the local governing body and attendance of the governors from the meetings held on behalf of the Academy Trust.

Thowheetha Shaah – Chair

Term of Office:  01.07.2022- 30.06.2025 (three year term)
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interest as at October 2022:

  • Nil

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Jackie Van WestVice Chair

Term of Office: 01.07.2022 to 30.06.2025 (three year term)
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interest as at November 2022:

  • Director of Safeguarding & Learning Support Services at OHC&AT

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Leigh Edser – Principal

Term of Office: Ex-Officio
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interest as at November 2022:

  • Dysart School, SEN School, Headteacher since 1 April 2014
  • Parent of two children who attend St Dominic’s School

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Sadie Cawood – Governor

Term of office: 01.07.2022 – 30.06.2025 (three year term)
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interest as at October 2022:

  • Nil.

Daniel Massilamani – Parent Governor

Term of office: 01.07.2022 – 30.06.2025 (three year term)
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interest:

  • To follow.

Patrick Mazzotta – Parent Governor

Term of office: 01.07.2022 – 30.06.2025 (three year term)
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interest as at November 2022:

  • Founder, Boundless Dynamics Inc
  • Co-founder, One & Heroes LLC
  • Managing Director, What’s Possible Group.

Tony Williams – Governor

Term of Office: 26.03.2021 – 25.03.2024 (three year term)
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interest as at October 2022:

  • Father of a member of the SLT at the school.

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Former Governors over the past 12 months

Heini Furrer – Staff
Term of Office: 01.07.2019 to 30.06.2022 (three year term)
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interest:

  • Member of Staff at Dysart School 31 March 2003

Present at 1/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Rosemary Jubraj – Parent
Term of Office: 01.07.2019 to 30.06.2022 (three year term)
Appointed by:  OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interest:

  • Nil.

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Carly Murphy – Governor
Term of Office: 26.03.2021 – 23.06.2022
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interest:

  • Married to a member of SLT at the school.

Present at 1/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Andrew Males – Parent 
Term of Office: 12.07.2021 to 21.02.2022 (resigned)
Appointed by: OHCAT Board
Declaration of Interest:

  • Vocational teacher & Internal Verifier, Capital City College Group
  • Specialist consultant, examiner and scrutineer, City & Guilds of London Institute.

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

To contact the clerk, please email: clerk-dysart@dysartschool.org

You are rightly proud of your work around pupil wellbeing, and ensuring pupils are ready for learning.  This has enabled you to establish a calm and purposeful learning environment for pupils with considerable needs.

Ofsted 2018

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