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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 MembershipStart DateEnd Date
Joan O'MahonyFoundationChair of Governors, Achievement, Teaching and Learning Committee, Staff Pay Committee20162020
Michael BradyCooptedAchievement, Teaching and Learning Committee20192023
Dominic BerginHeadHeadteacher. Achievement, Teaching and Learning Committee, Attendance, Behaviour and Communications Committee, Resources, Leadership and Management Committee.2014n/a
Adam CallaghanCooptedChair  Resources, Leadership and Management Committee. Chair Staff Pay Committee, Chair Student Discipline Committee20162020
Mark ChetwyndFoundationChair Attendance, Behaviour  and Communications Committee, Staff Pay Committee20182022
Maria CokerParentAttendance, Behaviour and Communications Committee20182022
Verona CoultartParentTBA20192023
Liz HalkonFoundationAchievement, Teaching and Learning Committee20162020
Gudrun KunstParentTBA20192023
Holly MannLAResources, Leadership and Management Committee, Chair Staff Discipline Appeals20192023
Diana MennieCooptedResources, Leadership and Management Committee, Chair Staff Grievance Appeals, Staff Discipine Committee20162020
Liz MyersFoundationAttendance, Behaviour  and Communications Committee.20162020
Tony PizzoferroFoundationResources, Leadership and Management Committee. Health and Safety Link20162020
David PogsonStaffResources, Leadership and Management Committee20182022
Kate ScraseCooptedAttendance, Behaviour and Communications Committee20192023
David TimmsParentTBA20192023
Nick WoodwardParentVice Chair, Chair Achievement, Teaching and Learning Committee20162020
Clerk to the Governing Body
Al Damonn/an/a
The following left the governing body in the year 2018-19 by resignation or end of term of office
Adrain ButlerParentEnd of term of office
Joe CrosbieParentEnd of term of office
Jeremy BakerLAEnd of term of office


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