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.

Full Name Governor Term Business Interests Special Interest
Yunus Mayat

Attendance 2019-2020
3 out of 3 meetings

Co-opted appointed by Trust 24/9/18 – 24/9/22 Bradford Council employee and magistrate at West Yorkshire Magistrate Court Chair of Local Governing Board

 

Safeguarding

Lorely Rossell-Charman

Attendance 2019-2020
3 out of 3 meetings

Parent Governor appointed by Parents 11/10/19 – 10/10/23 None Key Pupil Groups
Mathew Atkinson

Attendance 2019-2020
3 out of 3 meetings

By Virtue of position 1/9/18 Employed by Priestley Academy Trust.

 

Executive Head Teacher of Woodfield Primary School and Clapham CE Primary School

 

Co-opted Governor Farfield Primary School

Ghazala Malik

Attendance 2019-2020
2 out of 3 meetings

Staff Governor appointed by the staff 1/9/17 – 1/9/21 Class Teacher- Westbourne
Dr Mahira Syed

Attendance 2019-2020
1 out of 3 meetings

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

Attendance 2019-2020
1 out of 2 meetings

Co-opted appointed by the Trust 27/1/20 – 26/1/24 None
Robin Cusdin

Attendance 2019-2020
3 out of 3 meetings

Associate Governor 1/9/2018 Deputy Head Teacher- 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)

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