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Governors

The Local Governing Body

 

Local School Governors form a Local Committee reporting to The Board of Trustees and make decisions about the strategic direction of Darrick Wood Junior School. The Local Governing Body (LGB) meets at least once per term as a whole group.  School Governors have legal duties, powers and responsibilities. They can only act collectively, not individually. The Governors are made up of parents, members of staff and co-opted Governors.

 

The Role of the Governors

 

The Local Governing Body is ultimately responsible for the school and must promote high standards of educational achievement at the school.The main duties of the governing body are:
 

  • to provide a strategic view of the school by establishing a vision and setting the purpose and aims of the school within an agreed policy framework.
  • to appoint and oversee the work of the headteacher
  • to monitor and evaluate the work of the school and progress against school improvement priorities 

 
In order to do this, governors need to gain knowledge of how their school operates through training, by attending meetings, and by getting to know their school community, for example through visits to the school during the school day. The LGB also uses Link Governor roles to establish a stronger link between the Governing Body and aspects of the school's provision. This includes Link Governors for safeguarding, English, Maths, transition, SEN, Pupil Premium and Health & Safety.

 

DWJS Governing Body

 

Name Category Date of appointment

Term of Office Ends

Mr Andrew Kilgour  Headteacher 01.09.2013 N/A
Mr Erdal Niyazoglu (Chair) Co-opted 19.11.2013 17.11.2021
Mr Dave Hackin Staff 13.07.2015 31.05.2019
Mrs Belinda Shurety Parent 27.09.2016 26.09.2020
Mrs Shelagh Harrison (Vice Chair) Co-opted 27.09.2016 26.09.2020
Mrs Claire Pester Parent 27.09.2016 26.09.2020
Mr Manikanth Mohan Co-opted 27.09.2016 26.09.2020
Mr Nigel Robinson Parent 01.11.2016 31.10.2020
Mrs Sara Benstead Staff 29.11.2016 28.11.2020

 

Contacting the School Governors

 

If you wish to contact the Chair of Governors or another member of the Governing Body you may do so via the email address below. If you wish to meet the Chair of Governors in person, please contact the school office to arrange an appointment.

 

Email: chair@darrickwood-jun.bromley.sch.uk

National Governors' Association (NGA)

 

The NGA is the representative body for state-funded school governors in England. For further information, follow this link to their website.

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