Governors

Broomfield School Governor Roles and Responsibilities

School governors make important collective decisions and the governing body is answerable to parents and the community. The responsibilities of the governing body can be summarised as providing strategic direction, acting as a critical friend and ensuring accountability. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Promoting high standards of education and achievement
  • Planning the school’s long-term future
  • Setting the school’s aims and values
  • Appointing senior staff including the Head Teacher
  • Budgetary allocation and control

The day to day management of the school is the responsibility of the Head Teacher.


What are the different types of governors?

Governing bodies comprise representatives from the school staff, the Local Authority, the local community, parents and, in particular circumstances, members of churches and other interest groups. Broomfield School has a Governing Body made up of 14 Governors which comprises of 4 PARENT GOVERNORS, 1 STAFF GOVERNOR, HEADTEACHER GOVERNOR, 5 CO-OPTED GOVERNORS, 2 PARTNERSHIP GOVERNORS and 1 LA GOVERNOR.

  • Community Governors are appointed by the governing body to represent the community They may also have no previous experience or knowledge of the school whose governing body they join.
  • Local Authority (LA) Governors are appointed by the Local Authority that maintains the school and in some cases these appointments are made on a party political basis. SGOSS is able to advise on particular circumstances in each area.
  • Parent Governors are voted onto the governing body by other parents and are usually parents of children who attend the school.
  • Staff Governors are elected by staff within the school
  • Foundation Governors are appointed by the organisation that set up the school to to represent their interests. Further information on foundation governors is available from SGOSS.
  • Associate Members are appointed in an advisory capacity by the governing body to enhance the experience or expertise of a committee(s). Associate members can attend full governor body meetings but have no voting rights.

CURRENT GOVERNORs

NAME

CATEGORY

DATE OFF

DATE APP

COMMENTS

REGISTER OF BUSINESS INTERESTS (INC financial) Material Interest DATE (as at)

MS LIZ CONSTANTINIDES

PARENT

10.11.20

11.11.16

 

NIL None declared 10/10/18

PANI MATSANGOS

PARENT

resigned 2.7.18

8.7.14

 

NIL None declared 28/09/16

MS THERESA GYASI

PARENT

8.1.21

9.1.17

 

     
MR NICK ROBERTS PARENT 14.12.21 15.12.17   NIL None declared 16/10/18

VACANCY

PARENT

 

 

 

     

MRS LORNA GREEN

STAFF

4.3.22

5.3.18

 

NIL None declared 16/10/18

MR PETER TRAVIS

HEADTEACHER

 

 

 

NIL None declared 10/10/18

MR RONI MALEK

CO-OPTED

6.7.19

7.7.15

Governor at West Grove Primary School

NIL None declared 10/10/18

MS SARAH WILSON

CO-OPTED

6.7.19

7.7.15

 

NIL None declared 28/09/16

MS HELEN KACOURIS

CO-OPTED

6.7.19

7.7.15

 

NIL None declared 28/09/16

Ms JOSEPHINE MICHAEL

CO-OPTED

4.7.20

5.7.16

 

NIL None declared 28/09/16
VACANCY CO-OPTED            

MR PETER MANNING

PARTNERSHIP

6.7.19

7.7.15

 

Owns HR Consultancy (Salvador Consultancy) with clients in the Education sector. None declared 10/10/18

MR SIMON BOYES

PARTNERSHIP

3.12.20

7.12.16

 

None   14/12/16

MS SAM MURRAY

LA

1.3.20

2.3.16

Governor at Tottenhall Infant School

ACE Education (Education Law Training Provider) Partner None declared 16/10/18
Jane Clift

Associate Memeber of Finance and Premises Committee

Appointed Jan 2017 - review annually in Autumn term

     

Matt Miller

Associate Member of Community Committee

Appointed 7.7.15 – review annually in Autumn term

Governor at Highlands School      

 

Governing Body Structure and roles

Broomfield School has the main Governing Body and three Committees details of these and the chairs for each are below:

Full Governing Body - Chair Roni Malek

The Chair of Governors can be contacted by writing to Mr Roni Malek, c/o Broomfield School, Wilmer Way, N14 7HY.

Curriculum, standards and staffing committe - Chair Peter Manning
Community Committee - Chair Liz CONSTANTINIDES
Finance and Premises Committee - Chair SIMON BOYES

Please click here  for full details of the Governing Body's Organisational Arrangement

Governors record of attendance

Click here to view the 2017-18 record of attendance at meetings

 click here to view the 2016-17 record of attendance at meetings.