Thornden Local Governing Body

(including Thornden External Governing Body)


Remit of the Local Governing Body - 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 Local Governing Body: Mrs Elizabeth Challand
Email: e.challand@thornden.hants.sch.uk

Clerk to Governing Body - Mrs Diane Kaye

c/o Thornden School, Winchester Road, Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh, Hampshire SO53 5AN


Mr Aiman Alzetani
Mrs Jacqui Beckingham
Mrs Tracey Bevan
Mrs Julie Crouch
Mr David Francis
Mr Steve Hicks
Mrs Louise Peaston
Mrs Julie Pinnock
Mrs Philippa Roberts (resigned 23/07/2020)
Mr Graham Yates
Mrs Isabel Davis
Mrs Jacqueline Partridge


Information for HISP MAT Members & Trustees can he found here


Governing Body

  Appointment Term of Office (years) Stepping down appointed by personal relationships pecuniary/business interests with links to other establishments
Mrs Elizabeth Challand 26 Nov 2018 4   Parent None None
Mr Alman Alzetani 21 Jan 2017 4   Parent None

Director of Hampshire Health & Education Enterprises Ltd

User of School Pacilites - Scout Group Leader

Mrs. Jacqueline Beckingham 24 october 2018 4   Staff None Employee of the school
Mrs Tracey Bevan 24 Jun 2019 4   Staff Member of staff C Bevan, husband Employee of the school
Mrs Julie Crouch 19 Oct 2017 4   Parent None Owner Julie Crouch Website Design
Isabel Davis 4 Oct 2020 4   Trustees None Executive Headteacher of the Bedford Nursery Schools and the Petter Pan Teaching School Alliance
Mr David Francis 1 Sept 2017 4   Governors None

Teacher Peter Symonds College

Wife member of staff St Swithuns School, Winchester

Jacqueline Partridge 4 March 2020 4   Trustees None  Headteacher Springwell School
Mrs Louise Peaston 14 Oct 2017 4   Staff None

Employee of the school

Mrs Julie Pinnock 19 Oct 2017 4   Parent None


Mrs Philippa Roberts 14 Oct 2017 4 23rd July 2020  Staff None

Employee of the school

Mr Graham Yates 7 Feb 2019 4   Parent None

Deputy Headteacher, St Swithuns School, Winchester