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Governors

Welcome to our Governors’ section. 

Role of the Governing Body
The governor of a school is responsible for ensuring that it is run to promote pupil achievement.

Its duties include:

  • Setting strategic direction, policies and objectives
  • The school budget
  • Reviewing progress against the school's budget and objectives
  • Appointing, challenging and supporting the Head Teacher


The Governing Body is made up of:

  • Co-opted Governors (appointed by the Directors)
  • Parent Governors (elected by parents)
  • Staff Governors (elected by staff)

 

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, positions, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

 

The Governors can be contacted at any time via a sealed envelope and delivered to Ms Y Wakefield, Leigh Trust, 104 Naseby Road, Alum Rock, Birmingham, B8 3HG 

 

NamePosition

Date of Appointment

Term of Office

Responsibility

Appointed by

Governance Role in other educational institutions

Business and Financial interests

Nanaki Bajwa

 

Head Teacher01.10.2020     

Sangita Jiwa

 

Staff Governor09.09.20224 yearsLACStaff  

Shazia Shan

 

DHT

Associate Governor (non-voting)

24.01.2022     

Samantha Abraham

Co-opted Governor

18.07.2022

4 years

EYFS

Directors

Hawthorn Primary School

 

Alesha Ghani

Co-opted Governor

18.07.2022

4 years

Sports Premium

Directors

Anthony Collins Solicitors/Membership to the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple.

 

Sean Cross

Co-opted Governor

18.07.2022

4 Years

SEND

Directors

 

None declared

Alison WilliamsCo-opted Governors22.09.20224 yearsSafeguardingDirectorsWorks at Leigh Primary School 

Azra Begum

 

Parent Governor03.10.20224 years Parents  

Mariam Jahangir

 

Parent Governor03.10.20224 yearsPupil PremiumParents  

Mrs Emma Woodhouse

Clerk

 

 

Link to Governor training

Trust

Attingham Education

None declared

RESIGNATIONS WITHIN LAST 12 MONTHS       
Sabina KauserGovernor

Resigned

19.10.2021

     
Mr Craig Clarke-CastelloGovernorResigned 30.06.2022     
Mr Richard EganGovernorResigned 19.05.2022     

 

Attendance Records

 

ATTENDANCE TO DATE

 

2022 - 2023

 

NAMEATTENDANCE
Nanaki Bajwa - Head Teacher 1/1
Sangita Jiwa - Staff Governor1/1
Sean Cross - Co-opted Governor1/1
Samantha Abraham - Co-opted Governor0/1
Alesha Ghani - Co-opted Governor0/1
Alison Williams - Co-opted Governor0/1
Azra Begum - Parent Governor1/1
Mariam Jahangir - Parent Governor1/1

 

2021 - 2022

 

NAMEATTENDANCE
Craig Clarke-Castello - Chair                                                                                                                                     2/4
Nanaki Bajwa - Head Teacher 5/5
Charlotte Nott - Executive Head Teacher3/4
Richard Egan - Vice Chair4/4
Sean Cross - Governor5/5
Samantha Abraham - Governor4/4
Alesha Ghani - Governor2/4
  

 

 

 

 
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