Lowfield Primary School
Lowfield Primary School

Governors

School governors provide strategic leadership and accountability in schools.  The role of the governing body is a strategic one, its key functions are to:

* set the aims and objectives for the school

* set the policies for achieving those aims and objectives

* set the targets for achieveing those aims and objectives

* monitor and evaluate the progress the school is making towards achievement of its aims and objectives

* be a source of challenge and support to the Headteacher

 

The board of governors consists of 9 members:

* The Headteacher

* 1 Staff Governor

* 3 elected parent governors

* 1 Local authority governor

* 3 Co-opted governors

 

 

Role of Governors

Governors Role

As well as a Steering Group the board, at Lowfield, has historically, had two committees:

1. School Improvement:

2. Finance, Staffing and Premises:

 

From September 2016, in addition to half termly meetings of the Steering Group, the full governing body will meet twice each term to ensure all governors have a sound understanding and overview of the school.

 

Headteacher:            Mr Christopher Holder

Chair of Governors : Ms Ghazala Hussain

Vice Chair:                Mr Ahmed Mohamoud

Staff Governor:         Mr Richard Green

Parent Governor:      Ms Afrah Omar

Parent Governor:      Mr Abdul Rauf

LEA Governor:          Mr Brian Wood

 

Governor Attendance 

Attendance at Full Governing Body Meetings: 2016-2017

 

Name

Category

Attendance at Full Governing Body Meetings

 

 

13/10/16

 

 

 

 

Mr Richard Green

Staff

Apol

 

 

 

 

 

Mr Christopher Holder

Headteacher

P

 

 

 

 

 

Ms Ghazala Hussain

Community

P

 

 

 

 

 

Ms Afrah Omar

Parent

 

 

 

 

 

Mr Ahmed Mohamoud

Parent

 

P

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms Louise Radford

Community

Apol

 

 

 

 

Mr Abdul Rauf

Parent

P

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr Brian Wood

LEA

P

 

P

P

 

 

Table Shows Meeting Attendance

Attendance at Full Governing Body Meetings: 2015-2016

 

Name

Category

Attendance at Full Governing Body Meetings

 

 

10/12/15

17/3/16

7/7/16

 

 

Mrs Anne Bennett

Staff

P

P

P

 

 

Mr Christopher Holder

Headteacher

P

P

P

 

 

Ms Ghazala Hussain

Community

P

P

 

 

 

Ms Afrah Omar

Parent

 

P

P

 

 

Mr Ahmed Mohamoud

Parent

 

P

P

 

 

Ms Louise Radford

Community

P

 

P

 

 

Mr Abdul Rauf

Parent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

P

P

 

 

Mr Brian Wood

LEA

P

P

P

 

 

Table Shows Meeting Attendance

Attendance at Full Governing Body Meetings:

 

Name

Category

Attendance at Full Governing Body Meetings

 

 

10/12/13

3/4/14

8/7/14

26/3/15

9/7/15

Mrs Anne Bennett

Staff

P

P

P

P

Apol

Mr Richard Green

Staff

 

P

P

P

P

Mr Christopher Holder

Headteacher

P

P

P

P

P

Ms Ghazala Hussain

Community

P

P

Apol

Apol

P

Mrs Nicola Machin

Parent

 

P

P

 

 

Mr Ahmed Mohamoud

Parent

 

P

P

 

Apol

Ms Louise Radford

Community

P

Apol

P

P

P

Mr Abdul Rauf

Parent

 

P

P

 

Apol

Mr Brian Wood

LEA

P

P

P

P

P

Saad Al-Asali

Community

 

 

 

 

 

Clr Jillian Creasey

LEA

P

P

P

P

 

Mr Carl Hawkes

LEA

P

 

P

 

 

Table Shows Meeting Attendance

Attendance at Committee Meetings 2015-2016

 

Category

Meeting Attendance

 

 

 

26/11/15

28/1/16

25/2/16

4/2/16 28/4/16 23/6/16  

Mrs Anne Bennett

Staff

   

 

P      

Mr Christopher Holder

Headteacher

P

 P

P

P P P  

Ms Ghazala Hussain

Community

P

 P

P

Apol P P  

Mr Ahmed Mohamoud

Parent

P

 

Apol

  Apol P  

Ms Louise Radford

Community

P

P

P

  P P  

Mr Abdul Rauf

Parent

P

 

Apol

  Apol P  

Mr Brian Wood

LEA

P

 P

P

P P P  

 

P = Present

Colour coded key:

Finance, Staffing and Premises

Staffing and Premises                                       

School Improvement

 

Attendance at Committee Meetings 2014-2015

Name

 

Category

Meeting Attendance

 

 

 

20/5/14

7/10/14

5/3/15

7/5/15

19/5/15

25/6/15

2/10/15

Mrs Anne Bennett

Staff

P

Apol

 

 

P

 

 

Mr Richard Green

Staff

 

P

 

 

 

 

 

Mr Christopher Holder

Headteacher

P

 

P

P

P

P

P

Ms Ghazala Hussain

Community

 

 

P

P

 

P

P

Mrs Nicola Machin

Parent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr Ahmed Mohamoud

Parent

 

 

P

P

 

Apol

P

Ms Louise Radford

Community

P

P

Apol

 

P

P

P

Mr Abdul Rauf

Parent

 

 

P

P

 

 

P

Mr Brian Wood

LEA

 

 

P

 

 

P

P

Clr Jillian Creasey

LEA

Apol

P

 

 

 

 

 

Mr Carl Hawkes

LEA

Apol

Apol

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Colour coded key:

Finance, Staffing and Premises

Staffing and Premises                                                       

School Improvement

Governor Name Category End Date

Relevant Business/Pecuniary

Interests

Other Educational Establishments where Governor/Trustee Relationship with any member of school staff
Mr Richard Green Staff 31/08/2018 N/A N/A N/A
Mr Christopher Holder Headteacher   N/A N/A N/A
Ms Ghazala Hussain Community 12/12/2018 N/A N/A N/A
Ms Afrah Omar Parent 01/02/2018 N/A N/A N/A
Mr Ahmed Mohamoud Parent 16/12/2017 N/A N/A N/A
Mr Abdul Rauf Parent 16/12/2017 N/A N/A N/A
Mr Brian Wood LEA
 

15/09/2018

N/A N/A N/A
   

 

     

Lowfield in Governor News Article

Lowfield appeared in the latest Governor News publication which is sent to school in Sheffield.  See the article below -many thanks to Mr Cotton for his input into this article.

Information on Sheaf Learning Trust.pdf
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Lowfield Primary School
London Road
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