Westfield Academy

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Our Governors

Our Governing Body

The role of the governing body of Westfield Academy 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 achieving 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 Principal and senior leaders (a critical friend)

The governing body consists of:

  • 4 elected parent governors
  • 6 community governors
  • 2 elected staff governors
  • The Principal
  • 1 member elected governor
  • 3 co-opted governors

Governors employ a professional clerk for their meetings.

Governors meetings consist of the following:

  • 4 meetings a year of the full governing body
  • 6 meetings a year of the Teaching and Learning Sub-Committee
  • 6 meetings a year of the Student Matters Sub-Committee
  • 6 meetings a year of the Business Sub-Committee
  • 1 meeting a year of the Pay Panel
  • 1 meeting a year of the Admissions Panel
  • 2 meetings a year of the Principal’s Appraisal Panel
  • The Governors Disciplinary Panel meets if and when required

Governors can be contacted by the Clerk to the Governors (Mrs Jeffreys) at the school.

Westfield Academy Governing Body 2016-2017

To contact any of our Governors, please email: office@westfieldacademy.co.uk

Co-Opted Governors

  • Mr J Livingstone
  • Ms J Lock
  • Mrs K Minter

Member Appointed Governor

  • Mr J Divall

Elected Parent Governor

  • Mr S Annetts
  • Mrs S Brooks
  • Mr J Hawke
  • Mr M Davidge

Community Governor

  • Mr S Bachrach (Vice Chair)
  • Mr M Bunting
  • Mr A Dyer (Chair)
  • Mrs S Howes
  • Mr R Llewellyn
  • Mrs H Nourse

Elected Staff Governor

  • Miss L Hide
  • Mrs C Travers

Principal

  • Mr C Hunt

Associate Member

  • Mr A Britten

Clerk to the Governors

  • Mrs L Jeffreys (contact as above or via the school)

Register of Business Interests

Governor Roles & Responsibilities 

Governor Attendance 2015-2016