"Harnessing the skills and expertise of the wider community in an effort to maximise our pupils' academic, economic and emotional well-being to the highest of standards."
The board has been acknowledged by Ofsted as doing a good job. Ofsted noted that trustees are frequent visitors to school and that they are highly supportive and knowledgeable about all aspects of the school's work, including the quality of teaching and how well pupils are making progress. They also commented that the trustees are particularly skilful at making sure the school's budget is used wisely.
Howard Junior School and Apollo Academies Trust Trustees are:
Gregory Hill - CEO
Gregory Hill has been the headteacher of Howard Junior School for 10 years and is the CEO of the Apollo Academies Trust. He is a champion for digital learning, employing technology to inspire and improve.
Kevin Fawkes owns a local business and also a photographer. Kevin has worked with the school to help it develop.
Nick has been a member of the local community for a number of years and works within the NHS.
Rachel Harrison works in HR and is a digital producer.
James is our school site manager and parent to a pupil attending Howard Junior School.
Helen is manager of a local library and works closely with the community.
Ash Kirwan is our Assistant Headteacher and has worked with the school for a number of years.