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Governance & Finance

Highcliffe School Academy Committee

Remit of Academy Committee - Extract from Articles of Association of the HISP MAT


The Academy Trust’s objects (“the Objects”) are specifically restricted to the following:

  1. to advance for the public benefit education in the United Kingdom, in particular but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, by establishing, maintaining, carrying on, managing and developing schools offering a broad and balanced curriculum (“the mainstream Academies”) or educational institutions which are principally concerned with providing full-time or part-time education for children of compulsory school age who, by reason of illness, exclusion from school or otherwise, may not for any period receive suitable education unless alternative provision is made for them (“the alternative provision Academies”) or 16 to 19 Academies offering a curriculum appropriate to the needs of its students (“the 16 to 19 Academies”) or schools specially organised to make special educational provision for pupils with Special Educational Needs (“the Special Academies”)
  2. to promote for the benefit of individuals living in Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Southampton and Portsmouth or any county or unitary authority in which an Academy is located who have need by reason of their age, infirmity or disability, financial hardship or social and economic circumstances or for the public at large the provision of facilities for recreation or other leisure time activities in the interests of social welfare and with the object of improving the condition of life of the said individuals.

Chair of Academy Committee: Paul Hilliard
Clerk to the Academy Committee: Sarah Broadfoot (YourClerk)

c/o Highcliffe School, Parkside, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 4QD

Current Local Governors

Name Date Appointed Term Ends Role
Mr Simon Welch17/10/201616/10/2024Chair of Academy Committee
Mr Patrick Earnshaw01/09/2014No End DateEx-Officio Governor by virtue of office as Headteacher
Miss Jade Bascombe30/09/202129/09/2025Staff Governor
Capt. Mike Ellis05/12/201904/12/2023Parent Governor
Ms Sue Evans30/03/201729/03/2025Co-opted Governor
Mr Paul Hilliard17/10/201616/10/2024Co-opted Governor
Ms Karen Pichlmann05/12/201904/12/2023Parent Governor
Miss Emma Rickard01/06/202031/05/2024Support Staff Governor
Mr Sandeep Sesodia14/05/202013/05/2024Co-Opted Governor
Mr Neil Sykes23/05/201922/05/2023Co-opted Governor

Governors Stood Down (Within last 12 Months)

Name Date Appointed To Role
Mr George West27/01/202026/01/2024Staff Governor
Mr Jonathan Smith01/09/202119/08/2022Co-opted Governor (Stood Down)

HISP Multi Academy Trust

Information for HISP MAT Members & Trustees can he found here.

The following additional information can be found on the HISP Multi Academy Trust website

  • Articles of Association
  • Scheme of Delegation
  • Deed of Novation and Variation of the Supplemental Funding Agreement for Highcliffe School
  • Details of the amount of time off taken by staff who are union officials
  • Gender pay gap information
  • Annual Audited Accounts
  • Equality information and objectives

Highcliffe School joined the HISP Multi Academy Trust on 1st November 2022. You can view information about the now defunct Highcliffe Academy Trust here.

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