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Governors

The Governing Body is responsible for the overseeing the work that needs to be done to ensure everything is in place for the School. The Governing Body has 11 members.

We are always keen to welcome new members, so if you would like to get involved and are interested in joining the Governing Body place contact: Helen Westall on: 0118 9265493

Below is a list of our current governing body and the following useful information.

  • The structure of the governing body and any committees, and the full names of the chair of each.
  • The details of each governor who has served at any point over the past 12 months.
  • Any relevant business and pecuniary interests.
  • Any governance roles in other educational institutions
  • Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives)
  • The attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic year.

Highwood Primary School Governing Body

Name

Category

Position(s)

Committee(s)

Mr Matt Hickey

Headteacher

Headteacher

QE & RES

Mrs Beth Rowland

Local Authority

Vice Chair of Governors,  Inclusion, LAC, Pupil Premium, Safeguarding, HTPM

RES 

Mr Nick Allaway

Staff

IT

RES & QE

Mrs Zahida Younis

Co-opted

HTPM, Maths, Reading

QE & RES

Mr Dharmesh Modi Parent Chair of Resources, Health & Safety, Travel Plan, Sports Premium  RES

Mrs Kay Bridges

Co-opted

Health & Safety, Reading

QE & RES

Mr Rehan Kamal

Co-opted

Vice Chair of Resources, Sports Premium

RES

Mrs Wendy Sabaroche

Parent

Chair of Governors, Development governor, HTPM, ICT Strategy, The Key

QE

Dr Lois Beaver Co-opted Chair of QE, Speech & Language Resource governor, Catch-up Premium, GDPR, SEN, Inclusion,Safeguarding, PP, LAC, Reading  QE & RES
Vacancy Co-opted    
Vacancy Co-opted    

Terms Of Office and Attendance

Classification

Start Date

End Date

Attendance 2019/2020

Voting rights

 

FGB

T&L

RES

 

Parent Elected

       

 

Mr Dharmesh Modi

30.01.2017

29.01.2021

100%

n/a

100%

YES

Mrs Wendy Sabaroche

13.02.2019

12.02.2023

100%

100%

67%

YES

LA Appointed

       

 

Mrs Beth Rowland

18.09.2018

17.09.2022

67%

n/a

67%

YES

Member Appointed

       

 

Mrs Zahida Younis

07.10.2019

06.10.2023

83%

67%

33%

YES

Mr Rehan Kamal

09.12.2019

08.12.2023

83%

n/a

100%

YES

Dr Lois Beaver 16.07.2018 15.07.2022 100% 100% 100% YES
Mrs Kay Bridges 07.10.2019 06.10.2023 83% 67% 67% YES

Headteacher

       

 

Mr Matt Hickey

01.09.2014

 

100%

100%

100%

YES

Staff Elected

       

 

Mr Nick Allaway

01.09.2019

31.08.2023

100%

100%

100%

YES

Members Who Have Served In The Past 12 Months

   

 

FGB: Full Governing Body | QE: Quality of Education | RES: Resources: Staffing & Finance

We have 2 main sub-committees of Resources and Quality of Education. We also have other committees which meet as required. Pay, HTPM and ICT Strategy

Register of Business Interests - 2020 - 2021

Governor

Business

Interest

Date Recorded

Mrs Beth Rowland

Town Councillor  

11.11.2020

Governance Roles in Other Educational Institutions

Governor

Role

Date Recorded

Mrs Beth Rowland

South Lake Primary & Waingels Academy

11.11.2020