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The governing board is composed of the following members, as detailed in the Instrument of Government for the school dated 1.6.18:

2 Parent Governors (elected into post),

1 Staff governor (elected into post),

1 Headteacher ex officio),

1 LEA governor nominated by the LA and accepted for appointment by the Governing Board,

7 Co-opted Governors (appointed by the Governing Board).

 

The purpose of governance is to provide confident, strategic leadership and to create robust accountability, oversight and assurance for educational and financial performance. The Board has three strategic core functions:

  1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  2. Holding Executive Leaders/ Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the organization/school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
  3. Overseeing the financial performance of the organization/school and making sure its money is well spent.

 

The Governing Board of Minet Junior School has resolved to conduct all its business as a full Governing board, and to work collectively without a committee model structure over the academic year 2018/19 other than statutory committees such as Pay and Salaries.

 

The main responsibilities to be managed by the Governing Board are:

  1. To set and regularly review the vision and values of the school and ensure that these are shared with all stakeholders
  2. To take an active role in School Self Evaluation identifying success and areas requiring improvement.
  3. To approve, update and review regularly the School Improvement Plan
  4. To Monitor the:
  5. Achievement of pupils at the school;
  6. Quality of teaching;
  7. Behaviour and safety of pupils;
  8. Quality of leadership;
  9. Spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of pupils;
  10. The extent to which education meets the needs of the range of pupils at the school, and particularly those with disabilities or special educational needs;
  11. Effectiveness of curriculum planning, delivery and outcomes;
  12. How the school prepares pupils for life in a modern democratic and global society;
  13. Effective engagement with parents, other schools, external agencies and the community to provide a range of quality learning opportunities and;
  14. The effectiveness of safeguarding arrangements.

 

 

Governing Body Committees

 

Head Teacher Performance Committee

Thomas Babayode

Joanna Palmer

Independent Expert

 

Finance Committee

Khalid Rashid

Thomas Babayode

Liza Clack

Kellie Ryan

 

Personnel Committee

Kellie Ryan

Thomas Babayode

Joanna Palmer

 

 

Our Chair of Governors can be contacted via  here

 

Name

Date Of Appointment

Term Of Office Ends

Appointed By

Governor Category

Voting Rights

Roles and Responsibilities

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests

Governance Roles in Other Educational Institutions

Thomas Babayode12/12/201811/12/2022Governing BodyCo-OptedYes

Chair

Finance

Wellbeing and P4C

Founder, Babson Diversified LtdNil

Kellie Ryan

Ex-officio

Ex-officio

Governing Body

Head Teacher

Yes

Head Teacher

All

Head teacher; Minet Junior School

Nil

Khalid Rashid

13/10/2021

12/10/2025

Governing Body

Parent

Yes

Finance

Employee of Deutsche Bank

Nil

Holly Elderfield

22/05/2018

21/05/2023

Staff

Staff

Yes

Teaching and Learning

Teacher; Minet Junior School

Nil

Prabhjit Bhinder05/12/2019 04/12/2023Governing Body

Co-opted Governor

YesSafeguarding link GovernorEmployee of Legal & GeneralNil
Joanna Palmer 13/05/202012/05/2024Governing BodyCo-opted GovernorYes

PPG Link Governor

Teaching and Learning

Employee Newnham Junior School

 

Hillside Infant School; Hillside Junior School
Michael Balsom13/10/202112/10/2025Governing BodyCo-OptedYes

Health and Safety/Premises

NilNil
Tia Sohi08/12/202107/12/2025Governing BodyLocal AuthorityYesSEND link GovernorEmployee, London Borough of HillingdonNil
Yamin Khan09/02/202208/02/2026ParentsParent GovernorYes NilNil

GOVERNOR RESIGNATIONS 2018/2019

              

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Name

Date of Appointment

Date of Resignation

Appointed By

Governor Category

Voting Rights

Roles and Responsibilities

Kuraish Quattawala

16/05/2018

04/12/ 2019

Governing Body

Co-Opted

Yes

Finance; Health & Safety and Premises

Lopa Nedungadi

01/09/2017

20/01/ 2019

Parents

Parent

Yes

Nil

Kelly Gubbin

01/09/2017

07/05/2019

Staff

Staff

Yes

Nil

Tirzah Bagnulo01/11/201711/09/2019Governing BodyCo-OptedYes

Chair

Finance; Curriculum & Learning.

Kerri Prince12/12/201822/01/2020Governing BodyLAYesInclusion; Wellbeing: P4C and Personnel Committee Member

Eamon Evans

16/05/201813/02/2020Governing BodyCo-OptedYes

Chair

Safeguarding, Inclusion and Pupil Premium

Sidra Shah22/05/201903/12/2021Governing BodyCo-OptedYes

Vice Chair

Teaching and Learning

Finance

Dipika Patel22/05/201908/02/2022Governing BodyCo-OptedYesChair of Finance Committee

 

GOVERNORS ATTENDANCE AT FGB MEETINGS 2020/21
Attendance at Full Governing Body meetings 2020-2021
NameCategory Date of Full Governing Body MeetingsTotal
 Governors22/10/202010/12/202009/02/202117/03/202119/05/202108/07/2021 
Thomas BabayodeChair     Y   Y      YYYY06-Jun
Sidra ShahVice-chair     Y   Y      AAAA02-Jun
Kellie RyanEx-officio     Y    Y      YYYY06-Jun
Khalid RashidCo-opted     A    Y      AYYY04-Jun
Sauda BileParent    N     N      AAAN0/6
Dipika PatelCo-opted     Y     N     YAAY03-Jun
Prabhjit BhinderCo-opted    Y    Y     YYYY06-Jun
Joanna PalmerCo-opted    Y    Y     YYYY06-Jun
Holly ElderfieldStaff    Y     Y     YYYY06-Jun
 Associate Members       
Kelly GubbinDeputy Head     Y    Y     YYYY 
Rosalie TaylorAssistant Head     Y     Y      YYYY 
Liza ClackBusiness Manager     Y      Y      YYYY 
Angie MarchantConsultant Clerk     Y      Y     YYNANA 
Edith UkofiaSchool Governance Co-ordinator     NA                        NA      NANAYY 
Y- Yes Attended N- No Absent A- Absent with Apologies NA – Not Applicable (Not yet a Governor at Minet, has resigned, or some other reason)  
         
Attendance at Extraordinary General Meetings of the Full Governing Body (these meetings are often held at very short notice)
None held         
Attendance at Finance Committee meetings 2020 – 2021      
NameCategory Date of Finance Committee Meetings      
      
 Governors06/05/2021      
             
Dipika PatelChair     Y      
Kellie RyanEx-officio      Y      
Khalid RashidMember      Y      
Sidra ShahMember      A      
Liza ClackSchool Business Manager      Y      
Edith UkofiaSchool Governance Co-ordinator      Y      

 

Y- Yes Attended N- No Absent A- Absent with Apologies NA – Not Applicable (Not yet a Governor at Minet or has resigned)

 

Attendance at Extraordinary General Meetings of the Full Governing Body (these meetings are often held at very short notice)

None held 2019 - 2020

 

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