The Local Governing Body
Children share their progress in writing with governors.
The Westborough School is part of Challenger Multi Academy Trust.
We have a a Local Governing Body, (LGB).
Question: What does a Local Governing Body do?
Answer: The LGB promotes the vision of the Trust and the school within the Trust, including assisting the Headteacher cement the vision with all members of the school staff and maintain momentum on school improvement.
The LGB ensuresTrust Policies are implemented at Westborough and makes sure that teachers and support staff are equipped with relevant knowledge and skills.
The LGB works with the Headteacher in setting the curriculum, standards of conduct and values to be adopted at the school.
You can find out more about Challenger Multi Academy Trust HERE.
If you are interested in becoming a governor or would like to find out more, please contact the school via the 'Contact Us' link above.
Governors meet with the Senior Leadership Team and the School Improvement Partner
to discuss targets and the school development plan.
Members of the Local Governing Body of The Westborough School
Westborough became an Academy on 1st October 2010 and part of Challenger Multi Academy Trust on 1st July 2017.
Some of our governors served on the governing body of the school before it became an Academy and they offer many years of experience. Westborough is very lucky to have a governing body whose passion and loyalty has supported the school through many changes and ensured that its ethos and guiding principles remain strong.
Our governors serve for 4 years and may be re-elected for a further term of office.
Naim Butt - Member of the local community and link with our neighbouring Mosque since 01.10.2010.
Tonya Brook - Headteacher and governor since 26.05.2017.
Alec Jose - Governor since 01.10.2010 with legal background, current Chair of Governors,
Margaret Pay - Governor since 01.10.2010 and member of the local community with school and local experience.
Anne Griggs – Governor since 2011 with primary education teaching experience. Governor coordinating governor training and current Vice Chair of Governors.
Michael Hosking - Governor since 01.10.2010 with financial experience, has one child at the school. Designated governor for Health & Safety.
Tricia North - Governor since 2011 with experience in further education teaching and special needs. Designated governor for Special Needs.
Mario Rodgers - Governor since 2014 with primary education teaching and management experience, has one child at the school. Designated Governor for Looked After Children, Designated Governor for Child Protection
Penny Down - Clerk to the governors since 01.10.2010
The Annual Report and Financial Statements, Year Ended 31 August 2016
The Governors present their annual report together with the financial statements and auditors' report of the charitable company for the year ended 31 August 2016. The annual report serves the purposes of both a trustees' report, and a directors' report under company law.
Minutes of meetings of the Local Governing Body of The Westborough School,
part of Challenger Multi Academy Trust, 2017-2018
Summer Term 2018
18.07-2018 - Local Governing Body Minutes
23.05.2018 - Local Governing Body Minutes
Spring Term 2018
11.04.2018 - Local Governing Body Minutes
21.03.2018 - Local Governing Body Minutes
Autumn Term 2017
13.12.2017 - Local Governing Body Minutes
17.10.2017 - Local Governing Body Minutes
Minutes of meetings of the Governing Body, 2016-2017
11.07.2017 Full Governing Body Minutes
28.06.2017 Chair GBCMAT CEO Minutes
28.03.2017 Full Governing Body Minutes
08.03.2017 Full Governing Body Minutes
26.01.2017 Discipline Committee (Confidential)
24.01.2017 Full Governing Body, Extraordinary mtg. Minutes
13.09.2016 Full Governing Body Minutes
18.10.2016 The Way Forward Committee Minutes
15.11.2016 Resources Committee Minutes
06.12.2016 Strategic Teaching and Learning Committee Minutes
13.12.2016 Full Governing Body Minutes