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Governor roles at Queensbridge Different types of governors: parent staff community foundation partnership local authority co-opted School governors provide strategic leadership and accountability in schools. They appoint the head teacher and are involved in the appointment of other staff and it is governors who hold…

Governor roles at Queensbridge

Different types of governors:

  • parent
  • staff
  • community
  • foundation
  • partnership
  • local authority
  • co-opted

School governors provide strategic leadership and accountability in schools. They appoint the head teacher and are involved in the appointment of other staff and it is governors who hold the main responsibility for finance in schools, and it is governors who work with the head teacher to make the tough decisions about balancing resources.

Parent governors are representative parents rather than representatives of parents.

Each individual governor is a member of a governing body, which is established in law as a corporate body. Individual governors may not act independently of the rest of the governing body. Decisions are the joint responsibility of the governing body.

The role of the governing body is a strategic one; its key functions are to:

  • set the aims and objectives for the school
  • set the policies for achieving those aims and objectives
  • set the targets for achieving those aims and objectives
  • monitor and evaluate the progress the school is making towards achievement of its aims and objectives
  • be a source of challenge and support to the headteacher (a critical friend)

The headteacher is responsible for the internal organisation, management and control of the school and the implementation of the strategic framework established by the governing body.

Our Governors 

MEMBERSHIP November 2019

Record of pecuniary interests

NAME INITIALS CATEGORY OF GOVERNOR END OF OFFICE Attendance
Ms Dipti Mouj

Chair

Safeguarding Trainer

Co Opted Governor

Science/ Oracy/ SEMH

Safeguarding

19 Jan 2022
Ms Sarah Bailey OBE Head Teacher Head Teacher
Ms Tracy Cullen BEM Business Manager Staff Governor
Ms Helen Jerrold

Vice Chair

Accountant

Parent Governor

Maths/ Computing

22 October 2022
Ms Naomi Ter-Berg UCL Tutor

Community Governor

ITT SEND

12 October  2021
Fran Hatton

HR management

Child Psychology

Parent Governor

Reading/ Writing

Children’s Centre

18 June 2023
Alban Webb University of Sussex Lecturer

Co Opted Governor

Arts/ Music

18 June 2023
Elizabeth Johnson Civil Servant

Local Education Authority Governor

History MFL RE

12 Nov 2023
Sarah Nicholson

Link Laters

Solicitor

Co Opted Governor

Geography

19 January 2023
Zahid Hsnain Accountant

Co Opted

Pastoral/ Wider Curr

18 June 2023

OBSERVERS

Kate Dingle                         Deputy Headteacher

 

Clerk: Veronica Martell (The Education Space, on behalf of Hackney Learning Trust)

 

 Members Role Start Date End Date
Mr Matthew Fox Chair of Governors/Co-opted Governor 13.6.15 12.09.19
Dipti Mouj Vice Chair, Community co-opted Governor/Safeguarding link 6.02.18 05.02.21
Ms Naomi Ter-Berg Community co-opted/Teaching School 06.02.18 05.02.21
Ms Alona Pardo Parent Governor/Creative arts 9.2.16 31.07.19
Ms Helen Jerrold Parent Governor/Finance 17.10.16 22.10.19
Ms Maira Aisaeva Parent Governor/Turkish Interpreter 17.10.16 30.10.19
Ms Tracy Cullen Staff Governor 16.11.17 17.11.20
Ms Sarah Bailey Head Teacher 1.1.06

Governor meeting dates Jan 17 to Oct 18

QUEENSBRIDGE PRIMARY SCHOOL

GOVERNORS’ ATTENDANCE AT GOVERNING BODY MEETINGS 2018/19

Name  13 November 2018 5 February 2019 18 June 2019
Ms M Aisaeva N N resigned
Ms S Bailey Y Y Y

Ms T Cullen

 

Y Y Y

Mr M Fox

 

Y Y Y

Ms H Jerrold

 

Y Y Y

Ms D Mouj

 

Y Y Y

Ms A Pardo

 

Y Y Y
Ms S Nicholson

Not yet appointed

 

Y Y
Ms N Ter-Berg N N Y

Record of Pecuniary Interests 2019