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Membership of the governing body


The Local Governing Body of The Elmgreen School is constituted and governed by a Scheme of Delegation approved by the Board of Trustees for the Great North Wood Education Trust

The Scheme of Delegation sets out the categories, numbers and terms of office of governors:

  • 5 foundation governors elected by the Directors of the Parent Promoters Foundation (the schools founding body)
  • 5 parent governors elected by the parents/carers of children attending the school
  • 1 staff governor elected by the staff of the school
  • 1 local authority governor appointed by the London Borough of Lambeth
  • The Headteacher who is a governor by virtue of their role
  • 5 co-opted governors appointed by the governing body following an audit of the additional skills the governing body requires

All governors are elected or appointed for a four year term. The current membership is as follows:

 Category  Role/Committee Membership Start Date  End Date
Kate Scrase Parent Chair of Governors Achievement, Teaching and Learning Committee. PPF and Parents Council Link  2015  2019
Michael Brady  Coopted Vice Chair, Chair of Achievement, Teaching and Learning Committee  2015  2019
Adrian Butler  Parent Chair of Resources, Leadership and Management Committee. Staff Pay Committee  2015  2019
Adam Callaghan  Coopted  Resources, Leadership and Management Committee  2016  2020
Mark Chetwynd  Foundation TBA 2018 2022
Joe Crosbie Parent Chair of Attendance, Behaviour  and Communications Committee 2015 2019
Vacancy* Staff
Jeremy Baker  LA Achievement, Teaching and Learning Committee. Chair Student Discipline Committee. Staff Pay Committee 2015 2019
Dominic Bergin  Head  Headteacher. Achievement, Teaching and Learning Committee Resources, Leadership and Management Committee 2014 n/a
Liz Halkon  Foundation Achievement, Teaching and Learning Committee 2016 2020
Vacancy*  Staff
Diana Mennie Coopted  Resources, Leadership and Management Committee  2016  2020
Liz Myers  Foundation Attendance, Behaviour  and Communications Committee. Training and Development Link  2016  2020
Joan O’Mahony  Foundation  Achievement, Teaching and Learning Committee  2016  2020
Tony Pizzoferro  Foundation Resources, Leadership and Management Committee. Health and Safety Link  2016  2020
 Nick Woodward  Parent Attendance, Behaviour  and Communications Committee  2016 2020
 Vacancy  Coopted
 Vacancy  Coopted
 Clerk to the Governing Body
 Al Damon  n/a  n/a
The following left the governing body in the year 2017-18 by resignation or end of term of office
Pauline Alexander Parent End of term of office
Chloe LLoyd Staff Resignation
Benedicte Mourey Foundation Resignation
* Elections to be held in Autumn Term
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