Our 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 OF BROOMFIELD

Title
Category
Date Off
Comments
Register of Business Interests (inc Financial)
Material Interests
Date (as at)
Date Appointed
Adele Christofi
Head Teacher
01/09/2022
Tracy Webber
Parent
24/03/2026
NIL
None declared
19/04/2021
25/03/2022
Catherine Seymour
Headteacher
31/08/2022
NIL
None declared
21/09/2021
01/09/2021
Eamonn Dempsey
Parent
31/03/2026
NIL
None declared
01/04/2022
25/04/2022
Simeon Boyes- Layton
Staff
17/03/2026
NIL
None declared
09/05/2022
18/03/2022
Thomas Mautner
Co-opted
25/01/2026
Old Oak Group Ltd - Investment Company - Principal Shareholder, Chairman and MD
None declared
05/02/2022
26/01/2022
Rahat Hadi
Parent
15/12/2024
NIL
None declared
16/12/2021
16/12/2020
Ahmet Orhan Oztomsuk
Parent
31/03/2022
Director of Education Training provider
None Declared
16/12/2021
16/12/2020
Vicky Hawkins
Associate
05/12/2024
NIL
None declared
16/12/2021
23/09/2020
Jennifer Donaldson
Partnership
23/09/2024
NIL
None declared
16/12/2021
24/09/2020
Robin Lurie
Co-opted
31/08/2022
NIL
None Declared
16/12/2021
04/03/2020
Paul Ready
Co-opted
03/03/2024
NIL
None Declared
16/12/2021
04/03/2020
Gregory Thwaites
Co-opted
03/12/2023
NIL
None declared
16/12/2021
04/12/2019
Helen Kacouris
Co-opted
31/08/2022
Alpha Education - Consultancy
None declared
16/12/2021
07/07/2015
Sarah Wilson
Co-opted
31/01/2022
NIL
None declared
16/12/2021
07/07/2015
Lorna Green
Staff
04/03/2022
NIL
None declared
16/12/2021
05/03/2018
Kate Peacock
Parent
02/12/2022
null
NIL
None declared
21/10/2020
03/12/2018
Billy Huband Thompson
Co-opted
31/08/2022
NIL
None declared
16/12/2021
19/03/2019

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 Gregory Thwaites

The Chair of Governors can be contacted by writing to Dr Gregory Thwaites, c/o Broomfield School, Wilmer Way, N14 7HY.

 

CURRICULUM, STANDARDS AND STAFFING COMMITTE - CHAIR Kate Peacock

 

COMMUNITY COMMITTEE - CHAIR Jennifer Donaldson

 

FINANCE AND PREMISES COMMITTEE - CHAIR Tom Mautner

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