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Meet the Governors

Welcome to our Governors’ section. 

Role of the Governing Board
The role of a governor is to contribute to the work of the Governing Board in ensuring high standards of achievement for all children.

The main responsibilities of a governor 

  • As part of a team:
  • Setting the strategic direction of the school;
  • Holding the leadership to account for the performance of the school;
  • Making sure that resources are used well for the needs of the children.


The Governing Board is made up of:

  • Co-opted Governors (appointed by the Directors)
  • Parent Governors (elected by parents)
  • Staff Governors (elected by staff)

 

 

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, positions, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

 

The Governors can be contacted at any time via a sealed envelope and delivered to Ms Y Wakefield, Leigh Trust, 104 Naseby Road, Alum Rock, Birmingham, B8 3HG 

Name

Position

Date of Appointment

Term of Office

Responsibility 

 

Appointment by

Governance role in other educational institutions

Business and Financial Interests

Mr Robert Cummins

Chair

12/02/2019

(Re-appointed by Board 18.07.2022)

4 years

Safeguarding & Year Group 1

Directors

Marlborough Primary School

Member of grants panel Hodge Hill Neighbourhood Network Scheme.

Mrs Alison WilliamsHead Teacher01/09/2022   Nansen Primary School 
Mrs Charlotte NottEHT01/09/2022   Alston Primary School 

Mrs Samara Azam

DHT

Associate Governor (non-voting)

01/09/2019

 

 

 

 

 

 Mr Alan Nevin

Staff Governor

18/03/2022

4 Years

 

 

 Staff

 

 

Mrs Kathryn Hindley

Vice Chair

08/02/2021

4 Years

Pupil Premium & Year Group 5 & 6

Directors

 

Birmingham City Mission Children's Team

Hasnat MinhasCo-opted Governor01/02/2022 4 Years Directors PricewaterhouseCoopers
Caron RoundCo-opted Governor22/09/20224 yearsLAC/SENDDirectors Works at Wyndcliffe Primary School

 

Mr Zaheer Akbar

 

Parent Governor

31/11/2019

4 Years

 

Sports Premium & Year Group EYFS

Parents

 

Alum Rock community Forum & B8 Men's Group

Mrs Halima Parveen

Parent Governor

07/10/2020

4 years

 

Parents

 

 

Mrs Emma Woodhouse

Governance Professional

01/09/2022

N/A

Link to governor training

N/A

 

Attingham Education

RESIGNATIONS

WITHIN LAST 12 MONTHS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Date resigned/end of term     

Clair Hollis

Staff Governor

13.02.2022

 

 

 

 

 

Ms Ruth Barrett

Governance Professional

15.05.2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stephanie PrinceHead Teacher31/08/2022     
Shazana IqbalCo-opted08/09/2022     
Rukhsana KabalCo-opted08/09/2022     

 

Attendance Records

 

LEIGH LGB ATTENDANCE TO DATE

 

SEPTEMBER 2022– JULY 2023

NAMEATTENDANCE
Robert Cummins - Chair1/1
Alison Williams - Head Teacher 0/1
Charlotte Nott - EHT0/1
Alan Nevin - Staff Governor1/1
Kathryn Hindley - Co-opted Governor1/1
Hasnat Minhas -Co-opted Governor 0/1
Caron Round1/1
Zaheer Akbar - Parent Governor 1/1
Halima Parveen - Parent Governor1/1

 

 

SEPTEMBER 2021– JULY 2022

NAMEATTENDANCE
Robert Cummins - Chair4/4
Stephanie Prince - Head Teacher 4/4
Alan Nevin - Staff Governor2/2
Shazana Iqbal - Vice Chair 1/4
Kathryn Hindley - Co-opted Governor4/4
Hasnat Minhas -Co-opted Governor 0/2
Rukhsana Kabal - Co-opted Governor0/2
Zaheer Akbar - Parent Governor 4/4
Halima Parveen - Parent Governor0/4
Resignations/End of Term 
Clair Hollis - Staff Governor (end of term 13.02.2022)2/2
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