Our School Governors

Governors

Register of interests of governors currently serving and governors who have served at any point since January 2021.

The register is reviewed annually, but governors are reminded that they should declare any changes as and when they occur.

The Local Governing Board of Green Lane operates one single meeting structure. There are no committees, all delegated responsibilities are discussed at the Local Governing Board meetings.

To contact our Chair of Governors, Yunus Mayat, please contact the school office.

For governor opportunities, please click here for further details.

Parent Governors (elected by parent body)

Currently out to election

Staff Governors (elected by staff, except the Headteacher who serves as a governor ex office)
Jane Townend – Headteacher

Relevant Business Interests: None
Other Educational Establishments Governed: None
Relationship with Members of School Staff: None
Attendance 2020-21: 4/4 meetings
Attendance 2021-22: 4/4 meetings

Louise Watson

Term of Office:  15/12/2021 to 14/12/2025
Relevant Business Interests: None
Other Educational Establishments Governed: None
Relationship with Members of School Staff: None
Attendance 2021-22: 2/3 meetings

Co-opted Governors (appointed by Trustees)
Shazad Ali – Vice Chair

Term of Office:  05/01/2019 to 04/01/2023
Link Governor Responsibilities: Leadership and Management/Mental Health and Wellbeing
Relevant Business Interests: None
Other Educational Establishments Governed: None
Relationship with Members of School Staff: None
Attendance 2020-21: 2/4 meetings
Attendance 2021-22: 4/4 meetings

Lynette Clapham

Term of Office:  23/06/2022 to 22/06/2026
Relevant Business Interests: None
Other Educational Establishments Governed: None
Relationship with Members of School Staff: None
Attendance 2021-22: n/a

Yunus Mayat – Chair

Term of Office:  28/11/2019 to 27/11/2023
Link Governor Responsibilities: Standards and Achievement/Safeguarding inc LAC/Business, Finance and Procurement
Relevant Business Interests: None
Other Educational Establishments Governed: None
Relationship with Members of School Staff: None
Attendance 2020-21: 4/4 meetings
Attendance 2021-22: 4/4 meetings

Matthew West

Term of Office:  01/09/2022-31/08/2026
Relevant Business Interests: None
Other Educational Establishments Governed: None
Relationship with Members of School Staff: None
Attendance 2021-22: n/a

Governors who have served during the past year
Rachel Allinson

Term of Office:  06/10/2018 to 31/10/2021
Relevant Business Interests: None
Other Educational Establishments Governed: None
Relationship with Members of School Staff: Partner is a Teacher at Green Lane Primary School
Attendance 2020-21: 3/3 meetings
Attendance 2021-22: 1/1 meetings

Akhtar Hussain 

Relevant Business Interests: None
Other Educational Establishments Governed: None
Relationship with Members of School Staff: None
Attendance 2020-21: 1/4 meetings
Attendance 2021-22: 1/1 meetings

Dr Nicky Symons

Term of Office:  21/05/2018 to 20/05/2022
Link Governor Responsibilities: Teaching and Learning and Staffing/Key pupil groups inc SEND PP & Disadv, more able
Relevant Business Interests: None
Other Educational Establishments Governed: None
Relationship with Members of School Staff: None
Attendance 2020-21: 4/4 meetings
Attendance 2021-22: 2/3 meetings

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