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The Role of the Governing Body

The Role of the Governing Body

The role of the Governing Body is to:

  • Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction of the school;
  • Hold the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its students, and the performance management of staff; and
  • Oversee the financial performance of the school and make sure its money is well spent.

All Governors agreed to follow a Code of Conduct

See the National Governors’ Association website for more information on the role of school governors.


Membership June 2018


Type of Governor

Term Ends

Specific Roles

Ms Anita Yiannoullou

Co-opted Governor


Chair of Governors

Ms Dee Buchanan

Co-opted Governor


SEN/Safeguarding Governor

Ms Johanna Hinshelwood

Co-opted Governor


Vice Chair of Governors

Chair of Teaching & Learning Committee

SEN/Safeguarding Governor

Mr Adam Coffman

Parent Governor



Ms Sandeep McNicholl

Parent Governor 22.09.21 resigned 16.07.19

Ms Angela Rooke

Deputy Headteacher



Ms Kuljit Rahelu Headteacher    

Ms Marnie Caton

Co-opted Governor


Chair of Finance & Facilities Committee

Mr Michael Warwick

Staff Governor 06.11.20  

Mr Justin Guest

Mr David Joseph

Ms Hayley Ballard

Co-opted Governors



Mr Stephen Tawiah Co-opted Governors 05.12.20 resigned 01.10.18

Mr Liam Hewitt

Ms Judith Bairnes

Co-opted Governors 20.03.23  

Ms Fliss Baird

Clerk to Governors




Register of Business and Pecuniary Interests 2017-18

Governors are required to declare and publish details of any relevant business and pecuniary interests that could impact on their ability to act impartially in their dealings with the school.


Nature of Business

Nature of Interest

Ms Anita Yiannoullou

Sports Consultancy & Delivery