Governance

Please see below information regarding our Local Governing Board in terms of attendance at meetings, term of office and declarations of interest

This is reviewed on an annual basis however governors are reminded of the need to declare any changes as they occur.

The Local Governing Board operates one single meeting structure and has no Committees.  All delegated responsibilities are discussed at the half termly LGB meetings.

Yunus Mayat

Attendance 2020-2021
4 out of 4 meetings

Co-opted appointed by the Trust 24/9/18– 24/9/22 Chair
Dr Mahira Syed

Attendance 2020-2021
2 out of 4 meetings

Parent Governor appointed by Parents 19/12/18 – 18/12/22 None
Sonia Ashraf

Attendance 2020-2021
1 out of 4 meetings

Co-opted appointed by the Trust 27/1/20 – 26/1/24 None
Mathew Atkinson

Attendance 2020-2021
4 out of 4 meetings

Headteacher 1/9/2018  Headteacher- Westbourne
Lorely Rossell-Charman

Attendance 2020-2021
4 out of 4 meetings

Parent Governor appointed by Parents 11/10/19– 10/10/23 None
Sarah Haigh

Attendance 2020-2021

n/a

Staff Governor appointed by the staff 1/9/21– 1/9/25 Class Teacher- Westbourne
Robin Cusdin

Attendance 2020-2021
4 out of 4 meetings

Associated Governor 1/9/2018 Deputy Headteacher- Westbourne

Our thanks go to previous Governors-

Alistair Helm (Resigned August 2018 having served 6 years)
Sam Keighley (Resigned August 2018 having served 4 years)
Riaz Sadiq (Resigned August 2018 having served 4 years)
Ibrahim Maynard (Resigned December 2019 having served 1 year)

Ghazala Malik (Resigned August 2021 having served 4 years)

Please click on the link below to see the Governance structure of The Priestley Academy Trust

www.priestley.academy/our-people

“You’re doing a really good thing here at this school.”

– Parent of Reception and Year 4 Children