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"Governors know the school very well and use their expertise to provide challenge and support."



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Stanburn Primary School Governors

Constitution = 13: 6 parent governors, 4 Co-opted, 1 Local Authority, 1 staff governor, 1 headteacher, 1 associate member

Name Type of governor Appointing body Term dates Committee membership Subjects/areas of responsibility
        Finance & Premises Personnel, resources & communication Curriculum & achievement Other  
Fiona Chan
(Assoc. from Jan 22)
Associate member        
  SEN, CP, safeguarding, PE/sport, (Advisory)
Katherine Hartland Staff Staff 09.10.20 -
Caroline Lansdown Headteacher Ex-officio Ex-officio   Headteacher
Liza Martin (Co-Chair) Co-opted Governing body 01.01.22 – 31.12.25   Performance management/salaries PSHE, Science
Sonal Mistry
(Assoc. from Feb 22)
Associate member     √ (Advisory) √ (Advisory) Salaries (Chair)
Computing-{strategic] (Chair)
French, History, Geography
Steve O’Brien Parent  Parents 17.06.20 -
  √ (V Chair)   Premises, H&S, environment
(Co-leader Science, D&T co-leader)
Jalpa Mehta Parent Parents 17.06.20 -
    D&T, (Maths co-leader)
Jemini Patel LA Local Authority 16.05.21– 15.05.25   √ (Chair) Performance management /salaries (SEN, CP, safeguarding- TBA), English, Art
Krupa Patel Co-opted Governing body 01.01.22 – 31.12.25 √ (V Chair)   Maths, (Geography co-leader)
Minal Patel (Co-chair) Co-opted Governing body 01.01.22 – 31.12.25   Performance management /salaries EYFS, target setting, whistleblowing
Dhanesh Shah Co-opted Governing body 01.01.22 – 31.12.25 √ (Chair)     Salaries & grievance appeals RE, Computing
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Declarations of Interests

GovernorDeclaration of Pecuniary and Personal Interest
Fiona Chan
Member of the Law Society.
Director of consultancy business in health & social care, 
Trustee at CASCAIDr, Legal Advice Charity
Katherine Hartland  N/A
Caroline Lansdown  N/A
Liza Martin (Chair)  N/A
Jalpa Mehta  N/A
Sonal Mistry Member of the Law Society of England and Wales.
Director of consultancy business in Law and IT.
Steve O’Brien  Civil engineering manager.
Jemini Patel  N/A
Krupa Patel  N/A
Minal Patel (Co-chair)  N/A
Dhanesh Shah  N/A

Governor Resignations

GovernorPositionAppointing BodyResignation Date
Farihah Anwar-Simmons Staff Governor Staff 31st Aug 2020

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