Governance - The Fermain Academy (Youth Engagement Schools Trust)
The Fermain Academy Board of Governors (YES Trust Board of Trustees until Autumn 2019) meets every school term, as well as termly delegated committee meetings, and more regular sub committee meetings. Minutes for the following meetings can be viewed here:
Attendance at Governing Board Meetings
Business / Pecuniary Interests
The Trust keeps a record of all declared business interests. The up to date register of interests can be viewed here.
Our Governing Board
Stephen Armstrong - Chair of Governors
Stephen lives in London and is married with two grown-up daughters.
Stephen has a background in special education both as a teacher and as a headteacher in special schools in London and Essex. He has worked as an advisory teacher in Newham for children with a range of special educational needs. He has also worked as a project leader with Achievement for All (now a national charity supporting students and their families to raise aspirations for improved achievement at school and also outside of school) in Camden and nationally as special school lead for Achievement for All.
He is now retired from working in education and enjoys a range of activities, such as learning to play the violin, gardening, travelling, reading, sailing, musical concerts, and art exhibitions.
Stephen is proud to have been a Governor at The Fermain Academy for three years and subsequently both Vice Chair and Chair of Governors. He is strongly committed to the ongoing success of The Fermain and visits the school on average once per month. Although he lives in London, he can be contacted both in person during school visits and through a contact number available through application to the school.
Stephen Armstrong - Chair
Lee Cambray – Headteacher
Emma Sandbach – Deputy Headteacher