The Governing Board consists of 12 trustees: 2 Staff/2 Parents/3 Community/5 Co-opted
All Governors are Directors of the Company.
Three Members form the Academy Trust whose overall objective is 'to advance for the public benefit, education in the United Kingdom, without prejudice, by establishing, maintaining, carrying on, managing and developing The Academy, offering a broad and balanced curriculum'.
All governors have a responsibility in law to be responsible for the legal and financial side of the effective running of the Academy and for all company compliance in relation to Companies House and at all times to act responsibly and to have the best interests of the company at heart.
The day to day running of the school is delegated to the Principal and Head of School.
Webster Primary School is a company limited by guarantee with Company Number 8403949 and Registered Office at Denmark Road, Greenheys, M15 6JU
Our Chair of Governors is Nisadha Bandara, please send all communications to school: Webster Primary School, Denmark Road, Manchester, M15 6JU.
Our Chair of Governors Nisadha Bandara was interviewed for this BBC News article about diversity in governance: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-60912316?scrlybrkr=374b625b
Meet the Governors:
(Click HERE for attendance at meetings from September 2020/21)
|Nisadha Bandara||Vivien Niblett|
|Chair of Governing Board||Vice Chair of Governing Board|
|Community Governor||Co-Opted Governor|
|End of Term: 14.03.26||End of Term: 14.03.26|
|Jeremy Jackson||Hannah Phelan||Ruwaida Mohammed||Illida Nawi||John Greenwood||Jonathan Hawkes|
|Principal||Staff Governor||Parent Governor||Community Governor||Community Governor/ Member||Co-opted Governor|
|End of Term: 16.11.27||
End of Term: 3.3.26
End of Term: 3.3.26
|End of Term: 22.3.26||End of Term: 19.6.27|
|Ruth Jesson-Smith||Mohammad Rahman||Vacancy||John Dalziel||Nick Ponsillo||John Strong|
|Co-opted Governor||Parent Governor||Staff Governor||Member||Member||Governance Professional|
|End of Term: 3.3.26||End of Term: 3.3.26||From: 06.09.2016||From: 15.02.2018|
|Sabeen Rauf||Clair Wain|
|Head of School||Business Manager|
|Nisadha Bandara||Vivien Niblett (Chair)||Jonathan Hawkes (Chair)||Nisadha Bandara|
|Jonathan Hawkes||Mohammad Rahman||Jeremy Jackson||John Greenwood|
|Illida Nawi||Jeremy Jackson||John Greenwood|
|Nisadha Bandara||Ruth Jesson-Smith|
|Jonathan Hawkes||Nisadha Bandara|
|Also attending: Sabeen Rauf (Head of School)||Also attending: Sabeen Rauf (Head of School)|
|Clair Wain (School Business Manager)|
|Health & Safety||Safeguarding||SEND||Reading||EYFS||Pupil Voice||Equality Duty|
Click the following documents to find out more:
Governors vision statement:
Below are pictures from the Governor's Curriculum Information Evening in October: