Governors

Statutory Information

The documents below are those required by the DfE to be published on the website.

Birklands Primary School would like to thank the IEB for all of their support and challenge over the last 18 months.
On 3rd February 2017 a Local Governing Body was formed.

Governors have three main roles:

The Strategic Role
  • Having a vision for the school
  • Developing aims for the school
  • Forward planning so that all pupils can achieve the very best they can
The 'Critical Friend' Role
  • Monitoring and evaluating the school's work
  • Visiting the school
  • Ensuring that all meetings are effective by preparing questions and being well read on information given prior to meetings
The Accountability Role
  • Reporting on progress
  • Reciprocal accountability between school leaders and governors
  • The accountability to parents and the community they serve

School Governors make important collective decisions and are answerable to the parents and the community.

Local Governing Body

The Local Governing Body consists of:

Position Name
Chair of Governors Mr T Gibbon
Parent Mrs S Andrews
Parent Mr A Elce
Head of School Mrs C Smith
Nova Executive Head Mrs H Duffy
Staff Mrs J Hughes
Staff Mr C Cohen
Community Mr S Butler
Community Mr G Simpson
Parent Mrs M Hastings
Parent Mrs K Holland
Director/CEO Mr J Tomasevic
Clerk to the Governors Mrs L Millership

Interim Executive Board Minutes

Governor Responsibilities

LGB member Link role/roles
Mr T Gibbon
  • Child Protection & Safeguarding
  • Curriculum
  • Assessment
Mrs S Andrews
  • Pupil Premium
  • Additional Needs
Mr M Cohen
  • Health and Safety
Mr A Elce
  • Shadowing Curriculum

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