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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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Linden Bridge School

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Local Governance Board

The Local Governance Board (LGB) on behalf of THPT Board provides local independent support and challenge, with a view to continuously improving the quality of education provision. The LGB have an important role in the Trust, effectively involving themselves in the school and the community in which it sits. As well as attending school LGB meetings, Governors are linked to specific areas and participate in Trust wide Governance Networks.

Further information regarding the Trust’s Governance structure can be found on THPT website.

The current membership 2021/22 and roles of Governors on the LGB are set out below:

Governor Name Category 

Term  of Office

Appointing Body Additional Responsibility Network Area            

Attendance

AY 2020/21*

Theresa Ricketts  Local Governor

01/03/21-

28/02/25

THPT Chair

Safeguarding

Residential

Finance

4/4

Chris Williamson

Local Governor

01/03/21 -

31/08/22

THPT Vice Chair

Quality of

Education

4/4

Seyyadali Ziaei

Local Governor

(Parent)

01/10/21-

30/09/25

THPT TBC N/A

Sharon 
Simpson

Local Governor 

(Parent)

01/10/21-

30/09/25

THPT TBC N/A
*Attendance is expressed as attended over expected
Governor terms ended / stepped down in the last 12 months:

 

Register of Interests 2021/22

Anyone wishing to contact the Chair of Governors, or any other Governor, should write in the first instance to Russha Sellings (Russha.Sellings@thpt.org.uk)

Please note that if you would like to raise a concern or make a formal complaint, you are required to follow the THPT Responding to Concerns Policy. Governors will not become involved in the complaints process unless, in the unlikely event, the process reaches Stage 3 of the formal process.