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Garden Suburb Infant School

Who we are

Governing Body Membership – Academic year 2017-2018 

Joint Chairs of Governors: Ruth Henrywood & Omar Shah

Infant school Head Teacher: Sarah Sands

Junior school Head Teacher: Eileen Bhavsar

Clerk: Amira Nassr - GAO (LA): George Peradigou

Committee Chairs

Curriculum: Paola Riddle; Finance: Michael Kkafas; Premises: Adrian Hodgson; Inclusion: Jane Harris; Staffing: Françoise Wagneur

 

GOVERNING BODY MEMBERSHIP 2018-2019

Name

Type of Governor

Term of Office

Committee

Pecuniary & other Interests

Lisa Berger (Junior Deputy HT)

Non-voting observer

N/A

Curriculum; Staffing

None

Eileen Bhavsar

Junior Head Teacher

N/A

All

None

Julia Chalfen (Junior Business Manager)

Associate member

N/A

Premises; Finance

None

Sarah Jowsey (Infant Deputy HT)

Non-voting observer

From Sept 2019

Curriculum

None

Alexia Dobinson

Staff governor

April 2017-April 2021

Finance

None

Biljana Elia 

Infant Teacher governor – co-opted

April 2017-April 2021

Curriculum; Staffing

None

Aneka Grover

Parent co-opted governor

December 2017- December 2021

Staffing; Curriculum

None

Jane Harris

LA governor

April 2014 –  April 2018

April 2018 – April 2022

Staffing; Inclusion

None

Ruth Henrywood

Junior Parent elected governor

March 2018 – March 2022

GB Chair; Inclusion; Staffing

None

Adrian Hodgson

Co-opted governor

July 2016 – 7 July 2020

Premises;  Inclusion

None

Michael Kkafas

Co-opted governor

July 2016- 7 July 2020

Finance; Staffing

None

Ziya Kocabiyik

Co-opted governor

December 2017 – December 2021

Finance; Premises

None

Janina Quinn

Junior Teacher co-opted Governor

5 October 2017 – 5 October 2021

Curriculum; Staffing

None

Paola Riddle

Co-opted governor

May 2018 – May 2022

Curriculum; Finance

None

Sarah Sands

Infant Head Teacher

N/A

All

None

Omar Shah

Parent Co-opted governor

July 2016 – 7 July 2020

GB Chair; Curriculum; Finance

None

Ajantha Tennakoon 

Co-opted governor

April 2017-April 2021

 Inclusion; Staffing

None

Françoise Wagneur

Co-opted Governor

Nov 2014 – 26 Nov 2018

Curriculum; Inclusion; Staffing

None

Tara Ward-Amoun

Parent co-opted governor

December 2017- December 2021

Curriculum; Premises

None

Gerard Wiseman

Parent co-opted Governor

July 2016–July 2020

Finance; Premises

None

 

 

Governors Attendance to GB meetings 2017-2018 

Governors’ Attendance to GB & committee meetings

Academic year 2017 – 2018

Governing Body meetings (Apologies can be found in the GB minutes)

5th October 2017: Four apologies

7th December 2017: Six apologies

8th February 2018: Four apologies (one governor having stepped down, not counted)

22nd March 2018: Three apologies

17th May 2018: Two apologies

5th July 2018: One apology

All apologies were accepted by the Governing Body.

Governors Attendance at Committee meetings 2017 – 2018

 

Curriculum

Finance

Inclusion

Premises

Staffing

Autumn Term

1 apology

1 apology

None

None

1 apology

Spring Term

None

2 apologies

None

2 apologies

1 apology

Summer Term

None

1 apology

1 apology

None

3 apologies