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Together we Believe, Progress, Succeed


The governing body at Brookdale Primary School has a range of duties and powers and a general responsibility for the conduct of the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement.

Its responsibilities include but are not limited to:

•setting targets for pupil achievement
•managing the school's finances
•making sure the curriculum is balanced and broadly based
•appointing staff
•reviewing staff performance and pay.

As well as meeting as a full governing body there are three sub-committees -

  • Standards Committee - Mrs S Elliott - Chair
  • Curriculum and Pastoral Care Committee - Mr P Barber - Chair
  • Finance, Health & Safety, Personel and Resources Committee - Mrs R Doig - Acting Chair

Governing Body Members 2021-2022

Chair of Governors - John Hughes

Vice-Chair of Governors - Susan Elliott

Staff Governor -  Gareth Jones (Class teacher).  Appointed by Staff

Co-opted Governors -   Ruth Doig, Gill Knapton, Susan Elliott, John Hughes, Christopher Andrews, Dr Nunzia Bertelli, Joanne Rose - Appointed by Governing Body

Parent Governors - Paul Barber -  Appointed by Governing Body,  Rachel Hudson - Appointed by Parents

Local Authority Governor - Jennifer Cowing

Clerk to Governors - Karen Dodd.



Full Governing Body meetings (2021-2022)

- October 12th 2021 (5.00pm)

- November 23th 2021 (5.00pm)

- March 15th 2022 (5.00pm)

- June 21st  2022 (5.00pm)    

The minutes of Governors meetings are available by written request to Miss Ball (Headteacher)

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