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Governance at Westley School

The governing body is responsible for ensuring that the school provides good quality education by making key decisions about the school together with the Head Teacher who is responsible for the school’s day to day management.

The governors meet regularly to agree on a number of issues including school policy, set targets and review the work of the school. Governors bring many different skills to the school which can help with developments and planning facilities.

Here is a list of the current members of the governing board:

Parent Governors

Henry Nydam

Helen Underhill

Community Governors

Robert Everitt

Shelagh Holman

Chris Pamplin (Vice Chair)

Sarah Wake

Elana White (Chair)

Staff Governors

Sarah Tovey

Ben Jeffery (Headteacher, ex officio)

In the interests of transparency, we must publish here up-to-date details of our governance arrangements. You can find out about:

  • the structure and remit of the governing body, and the full name of the chair,
  • for each governor who has served at any point over the past 12 months, their full names, date of appointment, date they stepped down (where applicable), and relevant business and pecuniary interests including governance roles in other educational institutions, and
  • attendance records at governing body meetings over the last academic year.

in our Governance Transparency Information document.

If you would like more information about becoming a school governor, or have matters that you may wish to raise with the governing body, you can contact us through the school office or by writing to the Chair of Governors c/o the school.