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Trust Interim Board

Introduction to, and role of, the board



A Trust Interim Board (TIB) was appointed by the Board of Trustees with effect from 3rd March 2021 to ensure rapid and sustained improvements to the school.


The TIB members are:

  • Benedick Ashmore-Short – TPAT Chief Executive Officer (TIB Chair)
  • Alastair Dixon-Patterson – TPAT Director of Finance and Operations
  • Rachel Surch– TPAT Primary Executive Principal
  • Helen Vaughan- Parent Governor
  • Kathryn Sanders- Co-opted Governor


The TIB terms of reference are attached.


If you have any queries in relation to the TIB, or to request copies of minutes please email the clerk at clerk@orchidvale.org.uk


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