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Garden Suburb Junior School

Who we are

Governing Body Membership – Academic year 2017-2018 

Chair of Governors –Françoise Wagneur (March 2016 –)

Vice-Chair –Jane Harris (March 2016 –)

Infant school Head Teacher - Sarah Sands

Junior school Head Teacher - Eileen Bhavsar

Clerk (LA) – George Peradigou

Committee Chairs

Curriculum: Omar Shah; Finance: Michael Kkafas; Premises: Adrian Hodgson; SEN/Pupils Wellbeing: Katalin Barzca-McQueen;

Staffing: Shivangi Smythe

 

GOVERNING BODY MEMBERSHIP 2017 – 2018

Name

Type of Governor

Term of Office

Committee

Pecuniary & other Interests

Lisa Berger (Junior Deputy HT)

Non-voting observer

N/A

Curriculum; Staffing

None

Eileen Bhavsar

Junior Head Teacher

N/A

All

None

Julia Chalfen (Junior Business Manager)

Associate member

N/A

Premises

None

Liz Cormack (Infant Deputy HT)

Non-voting observer

N/A

Curriculum

None

Alexia Dobinson

Staff governor

April 2017-April 2021

Finance

None

Biljana Elia 

Infant Teacher governor – co-opted

April 2017-April 2021

Curriculum; Staffing

None

Jane Harris

LA governor

April 2014 – 9 April 2018

Curriculum; Finance; Pupils Wellbeing & Inclusion

None

Adrian Hodgson

Co-opted governor

July 2016 – 7 July 2020

Premises; Pupils Wellbeing & Inclusion

None

Michael Kkafas

Co-opted governor

July 2016- 7 July 2020

Finance; Staffing

None

Charlotte Leigh

Infant Parent Co-opted governor

April 2017-April 2021

Finance; Premises

None

Janina Quinn

Junior Teacher co-opted Governor

5 October 2017 – 5 October 2021

Curriculum; Staffing

None

Sarah Sands

Infant Head Teacher

N/A

All

None

Omar Shah

Junior Parent/Co-opted governor

July 2016 – 7 July 2020

Curriculum; Finance

None

Shivangi Smythe

Junior Parent elected governor

April 2016 – April 2020

Curriculum; Staffing

None

Elisabeth Tacey

Infant Parent elected governor

June 2014 – 24 June 2018

Premises;

Pupils Wellbeing & Inclusion

None

Ajantha Tennakoon 

Co-opted governor

April 2017-April 2021

Pupils Wellbeing & Inclusion; Staffing

None

Françoise Wagneur

Co-opted Governor

Nov 2014 – 26 Nov 2018

Curriculum Pupils Wellbeing & Inclusion; Staffing

None

Gerard Wiseman

Junior Parent Co-opted Governor

July 2016–July 2020

Finance; Premises

None

Vacancy

Non-staff co-opted governor

 

 

 

Vacancy

Non-staff co-opted governor

 

 

 

 

 

Governors Attendance to GB meetings 2016-2017 

Governors’ Attendance to GB Meetings Academic year 2016 – 2017

Governing Body meetings (Apologies can be found in the GB minutes)

13th October 2016: Full attendance

1st December 2016: Two apologies

2nd February 2017: Four apologies

23rd March 2017: Three apologies

11th May 2017: Three Apologies

6th July 2017: Three apologies

All apologies were accepted by the Governing Body.

Governors Attendance at Committee meetings 2016 – 2017

 

Curriculum

Finance

Inclusion

Premises

Staffing

Autumn Term

None

1 apology

None

None

1 apology

Spring Term

2 apologies

2 apologies

None

1 apology

3 apologies

Summer Term

1 apology

1 apology

1 apology

1 apology

1 apology