Blenheim Primary School

"Aiming high in the heart of the city"

Governers


What does the Governing Body do?

As Governors, we are responsible for a number of areas including attainment, finance, policies and procedures.  Our role involves working closely with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to ensure children get the best possible education to enable them to reach their full potential, in an environment where they feel safe, valued and learning is fun.

Our main functions are to:

  • Help set the aims and objectives for the school
  • Help to ensure our policies and procedures are relevant and achieve their objectives
  • Set targets to monitor the progress of the school to ensure it is meeting its aims and objectives
  • Be a critical friend to the school and provide a source of challenge and support. 

The Governing Body structure comprises of:

  • 1 LEA Governor
  • 1 Staff Governor
  • 1 Headteacher
  • 2 Parent Governors
  • 5 Co-opted Governors
  • 2 Foundation Governors

Total = 12 Governors

The name of the body entitled to appoint foundation governors is
The Lantern Learning Trust (Inner City North, Leeds)

 The school has a trust entitled The Lantern Learning Trust (Inner City North, Leeds)

 The term of office of governors is to be 4 years

There are three sub-committees of the Governing Board: Teaching , Learning and Pupil Support; Resources; Performance Management and Pay.

 

Governors' Details 

Blenheim Primary School


 2 parents – Aurel Oprea, Yongxing Wang

1 LEA governor – Javaid Akhtar

1 staff governor – Karen Allen

1 headteacher  - Mo Duffy

5 co-opted governors -, Debs Davey, Nikki Hawcroft, Helena Darby, Suman Hargun, Richard Whewell

2 foundation governors – Philip Marsland, Kuldeep Bajwa 

If you wish to contact any of the school governors then please contact the schools main office. 

If you are interested then becoming a Parent Governor then please enquire at the school office for further details.

Are you eligible to be a Parent Governor.docx