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Welcome to our new website

Governing Body

Head Teacher – Mr J Cooper

Clerk to the Governors – Mrs H Osman

Parent Governors – Mrs N Shah, Mrs K Rauf, Mrs S Ghani

Community Governors – Mrs J Payne (Vice chair), Mr G Walker,  Mrs S Duffy (Chair), , Mr S Ahmed

Staff Governors – Mrs L Walker

Associate Members – Mr M Hitchen

The Governing Body consists of parents, teachers, members of the local community and people appointed by the Local Authority. Governors are appointed to act together to:

  • help to establish the aims and policies of the school
  • interview and select staff
  • advise on spending of the school’s budget
  • ensure the National Curriculum is being delivered
  • provide outside advice and support and a link between the local community

Advice, support and training are provided by the School Governors Service to help Governors fulfil their legal requirements. The school employs a Governors’ Clerk to deal with agendas, minutes and correspondence but Governors themselves do not receive any payment for carrying out their duties.

Parents Governors are elected by parents of children in the school and serve on the Governing Body for 4 years, as do all Governors. They can bring views of parents to the Governing Body although they speak and act as individuals.

The Governing Body usually meets twice a term. Dates and minutes of meetings are available from the office. The Governors are responsible for the publication of the Prospectus. Miss Brammah and the staff encourage parental involvement in the life of the school: becoming a Parent Governor or attending a Governors’ meeting is another element of “Parents in Partnership”.

If you would like more information on any aspect of School Governors please contact Mrs Curtis or myself.

Yours sincerely

Mrs S Duffy

Chair of Governors

Please click on the link below to see pen portraits of our Governors:

Governors Pen Portraits

Register of Interests of Current Governors serving, and those who have served at any point in the last 12 months, on the Board of Governors at 26th April 2016.

Full Name Type of Governor [including Associate Members] / Appointed byDate of Appointment / Term of OfficeEnd date if ApplicableCommittee membership , voting rights of Associate Members and any special roles or chairing responsibilitiesOther educational institutions at which a governorBusiness Interests and Date notifiedAny material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close 
John CooperExecutive Headteacher1.1.16n/aResources Committee (RC)

School Improvement (SI)
NoneNoneNone13/14
Alan BrownCo-opted16.09.14

4 years
15.09.18ResignedNoneNoneNone12/13
Eric ChapmanCo-opted16.09.14

4 years
15.09.18ResignedNoneNoneWife is a Nursery Nurse in the school11/13
Sue DuffyCo-opted17.03.15

4 years
16.03.19Chair

RC - Vice Chair

SI
NoneNoneNone4/5
Mark Kitchen Co-opted16.09.1415.09.18SINoneNoneNone9/10
Alina KhanParent21.10.14

4 years
20.10.18SI NoneNoneNone7/9
Michael McCabeCo-opted16.09.14

4 years
15.09.18ResignedNone NoneNone11/13
Noreen ShahParent27.03.15

4 years
16.03.19SINoneEmployed at Bradford Girls Grammar SchoolNone3/3
Linda WalkerStaff08.05.13

4 years
07.05.17RCNoneNoneNone10/10
Shakil AhmedCo-opted30.11.12

4 years
29.11.16RCNoneNoneNone9/10
Jacky PayneCo-opted05.07.16

4 years
04.07.16Vice Chair

SI
NoneNoneNone
Graham WalkerCo-opted05.07.16

4 years
04.07.16Chair of RCNone NoneNone
Kauser Nawaz RaufParent22.09.15

4 years
22.09.19RC

Health and Safety Lead
NoneVolunteer at National Zakat Foundation 22.10.15NoneNew to the role Sept 15