Governors

The Governing Body is made up of volunteers who represent the parents, staff, local community and the local education authority.  If you would like to find out more about the work of the Governing Body please ask at the school office.

 

Their main roles are :

  • Setting the school's vision, ethos and strategic direction.

  • Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils.

  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and ensuring money is well spent.

CHAIR OF GOVERNING BODY

Rev’d Natasha Woodward (Chair) 

PARENT GOVERNORS

Mrs. Karuna Khan (Dec 2017) (Elected by Parents)  

STAFF

GOVERNORS

Mrs. Nicole Lobo (Headteacher)

Miss. Laura Minihan (Elected by staff – Nov 2017)

LA REPRESENTATIVE

Ms. Che-Kwon Sterling (Nov 2018) - Nominated by LA, appointed by GB

CO-OPTED GOVERNORS

CO-OPTED GOVERNORS

Appointed by Governing Body on dates shown

Rev’d Natasha Woodward (Chair) (March 2019) 

Ms. Emily Barnes (Vice Chair) (Nov 2018)

Mr. Nilesh Parekh (Nov.2017)

Dr. Jesan Benjamin (June 2018)

Mr. John Morgan (March 2021)

Mr. Hitesh Kerai (March 2019) 

Mrs. Uma Malhotra (Sept 2020)

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

Appointed by Governing Body on dates shown

Appointed annually by Governing Body with voting rights only on Committees

Mrs. Brenda Robb - Finance Committee (June 2021)

Clerk to the Governing Board Mrs. Angela Turner (September 2021)

The term of office for all Governors is four years, apart from the Headteacher who serves for as long as in post. Associate Members and the Clerk are appointed annually. 

Finance Committee

Nilesh Parekh - Chair

John Morgan

Hitesh Kerai

Nicole Lobo

Brenda Robb

Jag Sidhu

Personnel Committee

Natasha Woodward - Chair

Jesan Benjamin

Nicole Lobo

Jag Sidhu

Emily Barnes

Uma Malhotra

Responsible Governors:

Safeguarding & Prevent:  C. Sterling;    Health Safety:  N.Parekh;

Equality: K.Khan; Performance Management &Target setting: N.Parekh;

Numeracy:  J.Morgan & C.Sterling; Literacy: E.Barnes;  Science:  H. Kerai;

Pupil Premium: H, Kerai;  SEND:  N.Woodward;  Computing: J.Benjamin;

R.E:  N.Woodward;  P.E. J.Morgan;​ Humanities - TBC, The Arts - U Malhotra

 

A Register of Governors' Business and Personal Interests is maintained & updated annually. Currently there are no Business Interests declared.

 

Relationships declared between Governors and school staff are as follows: Nilesh Parekh's wife works for the School

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GOVERNING BOARD ATTENDANCE IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/2021

All meetings were held virtually via MS Teams

 

 

Full Governing Board meetings held on:

17th September, 22nd October, 12th November, 26th November 2020

27th Jan, 25th Feb, 25th Mar, 29th April, 20th May, 24th June, 15th July 2021 [11]

Finance & Buildings Committee met on:

15th October 2020, 4th February, 18th March, 17th June 2021 [4]

Personnel Committee met on:

8th October 2020, 11th March, 27th May, 8th July 2021 [4]

 

Total of meetings attended by each governor is shown below.  Due to Covid19 a large number of meetings were held so it has not been possible to set out individual attendance at each meeting.   Apologies when received were recorded in minutes.