The Role of the Governing Body inc finance info


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. There are no associate members of our governing body. 

Financial Information: Updated in March 2023, the following information is confirmed in terms of SLT pay

Senior Leadership Team Pay


Employees paid between £60,000 and £70,000


Employees paid between £100,000 and £110,000


Employees paid between £110,000 and £120,000



You can access more information about the School and its finances through the following link which takes you to the government financial benchmarking service. 

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

Membership July 2023 (listed in alphabetical order) 


Governor Type

Term From

Term To


Rebecca Cervi Parent Governor  22 Apr 2024 21 Apr 2028  
Carter-Ann Mahdavi Parent Governor  22 Apr 2024 21 Apr 2028  
Camilla West Co-opted Governor 18 Mar 2024 17 Mar 2028  
Natasia Kalajdziovski Co-opted Governor 22 Jan 2024 21 Jan 2028  
Jane Garrard  Co-opted Governor 12 Dec 2023  11 Dec 2027  
Blaise Boulton Co-opted Governor 01 Nov 2023 31 Oct 2027  
Helen Carey Co-opted Governor 27 Apr 2023 26 Apr 2027 F & F Chair
Ms Emily Attwood Co-opted Governor 06 Dec 2022  05 Dec 2026  
Ms Alison Boardman Staff Governor 10 Oct 2022  09 Oct 2026  

Mr Jamie Davies

Co-opted governor

20 Jan 2021

19 Jan 2025


Mr Bradley Fage

Co-opted governor

02 Jul 2020

1 Jul 2024

Chair of Governors 

Behaviour & Exclusions

Ms Marilyn Francis





Ms Johanna Hinshelwood

Co-opted governor


4 Dec 2025

P & P Chair

Safeguarding Link Gov

Ms Catherine Lawrence


17 Dec 2023

16 Dec 2027

Comms Link

Gatsby Benchmarks 

Neela Moorghen


12 Dec 2023

11 Dec 2027

Equity in the Classroom

Kuljit Rahelu


15.04 2015 



Miss Angela Rooke







                                        Register of Business and Pecuniary Interests 

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 Catherine Lawerence  Education/ Governance  Headteacher and Co-opted on Moreland Primary School GB
Ms Neela Moorghan  Education/ Governance  Headteacher, Grasmere Primary School 


Financial benchmarking 

The school financial benchmarking can be found using the following link