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25/03/17

Read about our singing sensation Andre in the https://t.co/aijaRwRCtA

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/845008787786354688

23/03/17

students baking for and https://t.co/qCyMF5PRWo

23/03/17

Read about our bright Music students ISSP day with local schools https://t.co/eDQke29I5S

22/03/17

Read our latest newsletter here https://t.co/jRyGlo2zWy

22/03/17

Read about London Youth Games Handball champions here https://t.co/jUrh0KekXA

20/03/17

Read about our talented dance troupes fine performance at https://t.co/P9YAPZv9kW

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/843150088012775425

18/03/17

The Friends of Hampton High are holding a fundraising quiz night on Friday 24th of March. See poster for details. https://t.co/95YVt7wS4w

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/842728499492413442

17/03/17

See poster for more information on our Teach Local event https://t.co/shwyKkO9ZI

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/842356631920861186

16/03/17

Retweetd From Orleans Park School

Join us in the fight to save school funds ! Parents we need your support https://t.co/Hu7f6eHMnj

14/03/17

Retweetd From London Youth Games

Massive congratulations to and for winning gold in the U13 and U15 Male https://t.co/5PeGvWo6Pc

14/03/17

Retweetd From ELIZABETH George

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS HAMPTON HIGH BOYS - YOU ARE GOLD MEDAL WINNERS!

14/03/17

Retweetd From HamptonPE

check out the video of today's Handball https://t.co/S6LTfQIqVM

14/03/17

Retweetd From HamptonPE

A very proud moment for Mr Bucknall today. Great work from all of our Handballers today. Looking forw… https://t.co/2QT1hAVMhv

14/03/17

Our boys team are Handball champions! They will now compete against the nations best at the UK final… https://t.co/0cdUxJyWU1

14/03/17

LIVE UPDATE: our boys handball team have just beaten Camden 5-3 to reach the final of the . Stay tuned.

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/841332028553478145

13/03/17

Our new uniform has had a positive reception at transition evening https://t.co/ZdXI3OB3ig

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/841331727574396928

13/03/17

Parents learn about our Maths Mastery at transition evening https://t.co/7Z0ApBCNOf

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/841331515015467008

13/03/17

Caroline gives a parents perspective at transition evening https://t.co/sxmMTtN2UP

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/841331000894455808

13/03/17

Our new headteacher Ms Poole talks to parents at transition evening https://t.co/4bi2Sd3ds2

The Richmond West Schools Trust  

From September 2016, Hampton High and Twickenham Academy joined The Richmond West Schools Trust. This is a multi academy trust led by Waldegrave School and Teddington School and also includes Nelson Primary. This trust was established in order to provide new governance for Hampton High and Twickenham Academy.

The vision of the trust is that all schools are good or outstanding by 2019.

The trust brings together five local schools in order to ensure high standards of education and a focus on Teaching, Learning and Leadership  for the local community shared by these schools. Led by the Executive Headteachers of Teddington School and Waldegrave School, the trust provides the systems and structures needed to ensure the success of all of the schools.

Each school in the trust has its own distinct identity and ethos. They each have their own vision, values and mission statements. They are united in a common belief in the strength of community education and the desire to ensure the entire community has access to the same high standards of education in the individual settings of each school.

The governance structure of RWST comprises the Board of Trustees and a Local Governing Body for each of the schools in the trust. More information on how this works is contained in the Scheme of Delegation.

Contact

Richmond West Schools Trust
Fifth Cross Road
Twickenham
Middlesex
TW2 5LH

Telephone: 020 8894 3244 
Fax: 020 8893 3670
E-mail Address: clerktogovernors@hamptonhigh.org.uk 

RWST Biographies - Trustees

Jenn JOHNSON: Trustee

Jen is a qualified barrister with experience in strategy development as both a consultant and at two different FTSE 100 companies.  

Jenn is the Chair of governors at Teddington School as well as Chair of the RWST Board of Trustees.

Adele KIMBER: Trustee

Adele is a trustee of RWST and the Chair of Board’s Resources Committee.

Adele has been a community governor of Teddington School since October 2013, acting as Chair of the Students Committee from September 2014 to 2016, overseeing issues such as student welfare, behaviour, safeguarding and admissions, and is currently Chair of the Resources Committee which covers finance, HR and facilities issues.

By profession, Adele is an editor and communications specialist and has run business magazines and websites for several leading UK publishing companies and more recently her own publishing and communications consultancy.  

Adele is also a trustee and operations director of The Elifar Foundation, a charity which works to support children and young adults with disabilities.

Jo MERRITT: Trustee

Jo has been a governor for nine years and is currently Chair of Governors at Stanley Primary School in Teddington.

She has successfully completed the National College, “Chair of Governors National Leadership Development Programme”. 

Jo is a member and Chair of Richmond Admission Appeal panels, Richmond Independent Review Panel and a member of Richmond Schools’ Forum. 

As a parent governor at Stanley, Jo was part of the original working group to enable expansion and amalgamation of the infant and junior schools.

Jo’s children now attend a local secondary community school. 

Phillipa NUNN: Executive Headteacher

Phillipa has been Headteacher of Waldegrave School since 2006 and, previously, The Holt School in Berkshire.  

Phillipa was appointed National Leader of Education in 2011. BSc hons UCL, MA, PGCE and NPQH.

Charis PENFOLD: Trustee

Charis worked in primary education for 22 years before joining the Local Authority (London Borough of Richmond) in 2007.  She has taught across the primary age range, was a deputy headteacher in two schools, an acting headteacher and finally a primary headteacher in Kingston for seven years.

Her initial role as Associate Director for Early Help in Achieving for Children gave opportunities to work with protection and early help services creatively and innovatively to enhance partnership working.  Projects included oversight of Educational Inclusion, Children Missing Education procedure, children’s centres and outcomes across the early years.

In 2015 Charis was appointed as Director of Education Services and returned to her education roots working more closely with schools across Kingston and Richmond. She oversees the quality of provision, standards and outcomes across all phases, including early years and 14-19, admissions, governance and school place planning.

Helen WALLACE: Trustee

Helen has been a governor at Waldegrave School since February 2005, as a parent governor and then a community governor.

Helen has chaired the Curriculum and Achievement sub-committee since September 2014 and was a member of the Finance sub-committee.

Helen spent 25 years in the Human Resource profession in a range of managerial and consultancy roles.  Initially with Marks and Spencer, then subsequently managing a HR consultancy business, she supported a range of businesses by facilitating practical solutions to complex personnel issues.

Helen now supports her local community by performing a range of voluntary roles focused on children.  

Bill WATKIN: Trustee

After a long career in secondary schools, Bill spent ten years as a Director at SSAT, leading its work on the academies programmes, engaging with academy leaders, sponsors, providers and operators, identifying and brokering the support to meet their individual and collective needs, including through significant DfE contracts.

While at SSAT Bill was also occupied with government policy initiatives and developments, considering their implications for schools, particularly in the context of curriculum, assessments, qualifications and accountability.

In 2016, Bill took up the position of Chief Executive of the Sixth Form Colleges Association which sets out to represent, promote and support all dedicated 16-19 providers.

Bill has published a French text book and a number of titles about big issues in education. Bill also sits on a number of boards, including the Centre for High Performance, two Multi Academy Trusts, and the DfE Area Review Advisory Group.

John WILKINSON: Executive Headteacher

John is Headteacher of Teddington School and Executive Headteacher of RWST.  

John has been a headteacher since 2009 when he was appointed as Headteacher of The Elmgreen School in Lambeth, two years after it was founded as the first Parent Promoted school in England.

John has held a variety of teaching and senior leadership roles in schools in Surrey and Central London since 1995. He has had experience of mentoring new headteachers and advising on school improvement in a number of schools.  

John lives in Whitton with his wife and family.

Andrea ARBITER: Clerk to the Board & Local Governing Bodies

Andrea has been a Clerk to a number of governing bodies of Richmond schools over the past seven years, supporting governors in their contributions to school improvement.

The role of the Clerk to the Trustees and Governors is to circulate papers, minutes and cascade other information on training or any other matter relevant to the board and to manage governance in such a way as to support strategic development.

RWST Committee Meeting Dates

Planning Meeting -  5.30pm Monday 19th September 2016

Resources Committe 1 -  7.45am Tuesday 8th November 2016

Achievement/ SFC Committee 1 - 5.30 Monday 14th November 2016

LGB Meeting 1 - 5.30 Monday 21st Novmeber 2016

Resources Committee 3 -  7.45am Monday 5th June 2017

Achievement/ SFC Committee 3 -  5.30 Monday 12th June 2017

LGB Meeting 3 -  5.30 Monday 19th June2017