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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 following table shows the members of our 2023 - 2024 Local Governance Board and their roles and responsibilities.


Governor Name Category Term of Office - Start Term of Office - End Appointing Body Additional Position of Responsibility Network Area


AY 2023-2024

Liz McDermid Local Governor 11/03/22 10/03/26 THPT Chair


Hannah Cooper-Burrows Staff Governor 12/05/23 16/05/27 THPT



Rachel Bell Local Governor 20/04/22 19/04/26 THPT Joint Vice Chair

Behaviour and Attendance/ Pupil Wellbeing

Personal Development


Richard Harrold Parent Governor 14/7/22 13/7/26 THPT Joint Vice Chair

Quality of Education


Fiona Chapman Parent Governor 10/05/23 09/05/27




*Attendance is expressed as attended over expected

Governors who stood down in the previous 12 months:

Kirsten Pringle Local Governor 06/12/19 05/12/23 THPT Vice Chair 4/4
Claire Long Parent Governor 13/07/18 12/07/23 THPT 3/4
Steve Cope Staff Governor 01/03/19 THPT 3/4


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Contacting Governors

Parents or Carers wishing to contact the Chair of Governors, or any other Governor, should email the school.