The Role of the Governing Body inc finance info


The Role of the Governing Body

The role of the Governing Body is to:

  • Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction of the school;
  • Hold the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its students, and the performance management of staff; and
  • Oversee the financial performance of the school and make sure its money is well spent.

All Governors agreed to follow a Code of Conduct. There are no associate members of our governing body. 

Financial Information: Updated in March 2023, the following information is confirmed in terms of SLT pay

Senior Leadership Team Pay


Employees paid between £60,000 and £70,000


Employees paid between £100,000 and £110,000


Employees paid between £110,000 and £120,000



You can access more information about the School and its finances through the following link which takes you to the government financial benchmarking service. 

See the National Governors’ Association website for more information on the role of school governors.

Membership March 2023 (listed in alphabetical order) 


Governor Type

Term From

Term To


Helen Carey Co-opted Governor 27 Apr 2023 26 Apr 2027  
Ms Emily Attwood Co-opted Governor 06 Dec 2022  05 Dec 2026  
Ms Alison Boardman Staff Governor 10 Oct 2022  09 Oct 2026  

Ms Heather  Boardman

Co-opted governor


20 Jan 2021

19 Jan 2025

T & L Chair

Safeguarding Link Gov

Inclusion & SEN/D

Mr Jamie Davies

Co-opted governor

20 Jan 2021

19 Jan 2025

F & F Chair

Mr Bradley Fage

Co-opted governor


02 Jul 2020

1 Jul 2024

Vice Chair

Behaviour & Exclusions

Ms Marilyn Francis





Ms Johanna Hinshelwood

Co-opted governor



4 Dec 2025

P & P Chair

Safeguarding Link Gov

Ms Catherine Lawrence

Parent governor



02 Feb 2020

1 Feb 2024

Comms Link

Gatsby Benchmarks 

Neela Moorghen

Parent governor

20 Jan 2020

19 Jan 2024

Equity in the Classroom

Kuljit Rahelu


15.04 2015 



Miss Angela Rooke






Ms Anita Yiannoullou Co-opted Governor  03 Jul 2019 02 Jul 2023

 Chair of Governors 


                                        Register of Business and Pecuniary Interests 

Governors are required to declare and publish details of any relevant business and pecuniary interests that could impact on their ability to act impartially in their dealings with the school.


Nature of Business

Nature of Interest

Ms Anita Yiannoullou

Sports Consultancy & Delivery


Ms Catherine Lawerence  Education/ Governance  Headteacher and Co-opted on Moreland Primary School GB
Ms Neela Moorghan  Education/ Governance  Headteacher, Grasmere Primary School 


Financial benchmarking 

The school financial benchmarking can be found using the following link