The Green School for Boys

Reach
Beyond Your Grasp

Robert Browning

Governance

GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE

The governance structure for The Green School for Boys consists of two tiers: the Board of Directors of The Green School Trust and the Local Governing Body for The Green School for Boys. The Board of Directors delegate responsibilities to the Local Governing Body through a Scheme of Delegation.

The Local Governing Body’s responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring pupils’ academic achievement
  • Ensuring that all pupils receive support according to their individual needs
  • Monitoring the quality of teaching
  • Reviewing the staff structure
  • Scrutinising the school’s finances regularly and in detail
  • Overseeing spiritual, moral, social and cultural education
  • Reviewing specific curriculum issues and extra-curricular activities
  • Establishing and maintaining links with parents
  • Setting up panels as required for admissions, staff grievances and disciplinary issues and student exclusions

Governors bring relevant skills and experience to their task and undertake appropriate training. Governors are linked with an area of activity within the school to enable them to get to know the school through informal visits and contribute to a specific area of school life.

Governors do not get involved in the day-to-day management or operation of the school nor in issues relating to individual pupils (other than in the case of an exclusion panel).  They cannot make decisions as individuals unless they have specific authority from the full Local Governing Body to do so.

The Directors, the Governors, the Executive Headteacher and the Head of School work in close partnership for the good of the school, respecting each other’s roles and responsibilities.  Governors act as “critical friends”, by supporting the Executive Headteacher and Head of School in the performance of their responsibilities by providing advice, feedback and constructive challenge.

The constitution of the Local Governing Body for The Green School for Boys is as follows:

  • Five Foundation Governors, appointed by the Board of Directors
  • Two Parent Governors, elected by parents
  • One Staff Governor, elected by staff
  • The Head of School, ex officio

There are vacancies for two parent governors and one staff governor and these posts will be elected in the Autumn Term 2017.

Except for the Head of School, who is ex officio, members of the Local Governing Body are appointed or elected for a three year term, although they can be reappointed or re-elected at the end of their term of office. The Executive Headteacher and all Directors may attend Local Governing Body meetings.

LOCAL Governing Body

Green School for Boys Local Governing Body 2018 - 2019

Name

Governor Category

Method of Appointment

Date of Appointment

Term of Office Ends

Committees

Positions

LGB Meetings
Attended
2017-18

Mr Gavin Bennett (Chair)

Foundation Governor

Appointed by Trust

21/09/2016

20/09/2019

Pay, Audit

Chair of
Local Governing Body

6/6

Mr Mark Barnes

Foundation

Appointed by Trust

06/02/2017

05/02/2020

Safeguarding

2/6

Mr Simon Carter

Head of School

Ex Officio

01/04/2017

Ex Officio

6/6

Mr Bharat Jain

Foundation

Appointed by Trust

06/02/2017

05/02/2020

HR

4/6

Dr Heidi Munn

Foundation

Appointed by Trust

06/02/2017

05/02/2020

Finance and Premises

6/6

Mr Tim Thomas

Foundation

Appointed by Trust

06/02/2017

05/02/2020

Audit

5/6

Mr Sohail Gondal

Parent

Appointed by Trust

05/12/2017 04/12/2020 Finance and Premises 2/4

Ms Nadine Moore

Parent

Appointed by Trust

05/12/2017 04/12/2020 4/4

Mr Yuvraj Nirwal

Staff

Appointed by Trust

06/12/2017 05/12/2020 3/4

Governors can be contacted via the clerk, Catherine Barlen on c.barlen@tgstrust.com

Local Governing Body Register of Business and Pecuniary interests 

Register of Business and Pecuniary Interests

Name

Relevant Business and Pecuniary interests

Other Educational
Establishments Governed

Relationship with School Staff
including Partners and Relatives

Mr Gavin Bennett (Chair)

Director at Warp Speed Technologies Ltd
(IT Consultancy)

None

None

Mr Mark Barnes

None

None

None

Mr Simon Carter

None

 

On Staff

Mr Bharat Jain

None

None

None

Dr Heidi Munn

None

None

None

Mr Tim Thomas

None

Trustee of PSHE Association

None

Mr Sohail Gondal

Investor & Interim CEO for Monsters Money Club (financial literacy education programme)

None

None

Ms Nadine Moore

Family interest: Son attends the school

None

None

Mr Yuvraj Nirwal

Director of Five Rivers Tuition Ltd

Secondary Teaching for Mastery Lead, for NCETM Maths Hub (London Central and West)

None

On Staff

The Local Governing Body has set the following strategic for The Green School for Boys for 2017-2019:

  • To become a centre of excellence for boys’ education and STEM
  • To ensure an inclusive and pervasive Christian ethos
  • To establish an excellent reputation both locally and within the wider network of schools
  • To create an exceptional environment for boys to develop academically, creatively, vocationally, socially and spiritually
  • To cultivate aspiration in students and staff
  • To provide an enriching, broad and balanced curriculum which meets the needs and aspirations of every child
  • To sustain a personalised approach as the school grows
  • To work with other schools, providers and businesses to ensure the best possible opportunities available to students and staff
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