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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
  • Mrs C Edwards - Chair of Resources Committee; Head Teacher Performance Management
  • 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         18.01.22     03.05.22      
Zoe Fletcher          
Chris Merrick          
Stephen Handsley   

 

Resources Committee

2021 - 2022  

       19.10.21      01.03.22         26.04.22  
Zoe FletcherY  
Claudine EdwardsY  
Chris MerrickY  
Ian BestwickA  
Sophie WadsworthY  
Stephen HandsleyY  
Laura SmithY  

 

Full Governing Board 

2021 - 2022

    21.09.21    14.12.2122.03.2212.07.22
Zoe FletcherY         
Claudine EdwardsY         
Chris MerrickY         
Ian BestwickY         
Sophie WadsworthY         
Stephen Handsley          
Laura Smith    
Gerry Carr    

 

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

 

 

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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