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Governors - General Information

Welcome to our Governors’ section. 

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

 

For information about the board of trustees and members of Odyssey Collaborative Trust, please click here.

 

The current governing body members are:

Chair of Governors 

  • Mrs C Merrick

Vice Chairs of Governors

  • Mr I Bestwick

Parent Governors

  • L Smith
  • Mr G Carr

Co-opted Governors

  • Mrs C Merrick - Resources and Standards Committees; EYFS Governor; Safeguarding
  • Dr Stephen Handsley
  • Mr I Bestwick - LAC; PP

Staff Governors

  • Miss Z Fletcher (Headteacher) - Standards and Resources Committees
  • Mrs S Wadsworth (Teacher)

Clerk to the Governors

  • Jo Coleman

 

Should you wish to contact governors please write a letter and send it into the school office clearly stating that the letter is for the governing board.  The letter will be passed on to the Chair or Vice Chair of Governors. Letters to the governing board are treated in the strictest confidence. They are handled by the Clerk to Governors, Mrs J Coleman and are not opened by a member of school staff.

You can also email the chair of governors via the Clerk to Governors email address: bwpsclerk@borrowwood.derby.sch.uk

 

 

Register of governor attendance at Full Governing Body and Committee Meetings

 

Y - Attended meeting       A - Apologies received     

Standards Committee

2021 - 2022

      16.11.21  

     

 08.02.22 (NB)

 

   21.06.2022 (NB)  
Zoe FletcherYY        
Chris MerrickYY        
Stephen HandsleyYY 
Gerry CarrYY 
Laura SmithYY 

NB. Standards Committee Meeting 18.01.22 re-scheduled for 8th Feb 2022.

NB. Standards Committee Meeting 24.05.22 re-scheduled for the 21st Jun 2022.

Resources Committee

2021 - 2022  

       19.10.21      01.03.22         26.04.22  
Zoe FletcherYYY
Claudine EdwardsYRR
Chris MerrickYYY
Ian BestwickAYA
Sophie WadsworthYYY
Stephen HandsleyYYY
Laura SmithYYY
Gerry Carr YY

 

Full Governing Board 

2021 - 2022

    21.09.21    14.12.2103.05.22 (NB)12.07.22
Zoe FletcherYY    Y  
Claudine EdwardsYY      R     
Chris MerrickYY     Y     
Ian BestwickYA      A      
Sophie WadsworthYY     A      
Stephen Handsley Y    Y      
Laura Smith YY 
Gerry Carr YY 

NB. FGB Meeting 22.03.22 re-scheduled for 03.05.22.

GOVERNORS REGISTER OF INTEREST

All governors are elected for a term of 4 years from their starting date.

Name

Position

Name of Organisation

Nature of Interest

Appointed by

Date of Appointment

Date Interest Registered

Date Interest ceased

Notes

Claudine Edwards

Parent Governor

Housing Development Nottingham Community HA

Project Manager

Parent election

Nov 2014

Re-elected Nov 2018

17.9.20

10.02.22

 

Zoe Fletcher

Head Teacher

 

 

 

Sept 2012

12.9.17

 

 

Liz Best

Co-opted governor

 

 

Governor appointed

14th Jan 2016

12.9.17

31.1.20

 

Christine Merrick

Co-opted governor

Ashgate Nursery

Ashgate and Central Federation

Sightline Initiative

We can together charity 

Chair of Governors 

Chair of Governors

 

Director

Trustee

Governor appointed

20th October 2016

16.9.20

 

Chair of Governors Central Nursery

Ian Bestwick

Parent Governor

 

Co opted governor

Industrial Action Benefit Ltd

Director

Parent election

 

Governor appointed

 

11.7.17

 

19.10.2021

18.9.20

19.10.2025

 

 

Sophie WadsworthStaff Governor  Staff election12.6.1812.6.18  
Matthew LaceyParent Governor  Parent Election11.12.1811.12.1810.3.20 
David NobleCo opted governorDirector of Life MAT Governor appointed29.1.1917.9.1923.07.21 
Elizabeth CochraneCo-opted governor  Governor appointed10.3.20 15.09.2020 
Abigail MarsdenCo-opted governor  Governor appointed15.9.20 10.09.2021 
Dr Stephen HandsleyCo-opted governor  Governor appointed30.09.2130.09.25  
Laura SmithParent governor  Parent Nomination15.10.2115.10.25  
Gerry CarrParent governor  Parent Nomination15.10.2115.10.25  
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