Ore Village Primary Academy is an academy as part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT).

TKAT is a multi-academy trust which was established on 1st September 2010. Its constitution is set out in the Articles of Association and this is shared with individual academies via the Scheme of Delegation. TKAT have, through the Scheme of Delegation, established Local Governing Bodies for each of the Academies.

The Local Governing Body is responsible for fulfilling the strategic and operational governance role in the conduct of the Academy.

Please click here to link to the Directors of the TKAT Board

Please click here to link to the TKAT Scheme of Delegation(PDF)

The Local Governing Body (LGB) is given ‘earned autonomy’ to operate within this Scheme of Delegation to fulfil the three core functions of all governing bodies, which are defined in the Governance Handbook as:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • Holding executive leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the performance management of staff
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the organisation and making sure its money is well spent.

OVPA’s Governing Body

Our newly-established Governing Body consists of 8 members who bring together a broad range of skills and experience:

4 governors appointed by TKAT: Dick Brown (Chair), Hayley Jules-Davie, Sue Scowen and Wendy Morgan,

1 staff governor: Meghan Honeysett

1 parent governor: Jemma Fuller

We are supported by a Clerk: Anita Payne


Although some governors have considerable experience in the role, the team itself was formed very recently, and we are committed to providing appropriate training and information to enable us to develop our skills and knowledge. We meet as a Local Governing Body 6 times a year; this will enable all board members to gain experience of all aspects of governance. We have agreed that we will not establish standing committees. However, we will form committees or panels to carry out specific functions, where circumstances call for them.

Attendance & Business Interests

To view this information please click here (PDF)

If you are interested in becoming a Governor, or would like to contact the Governing Body for any other reason, please write to:

Mr D Brown (Chair of Governors)

Ore Village Primary Academy,
Rye Road,
East Sussex,
TN35 5DB

Telephone: 01424 422979

Fax: 01424 429987

E-mail Address: chair@ovpa-tkat.org