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Governors

 

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

Chair of Governors- Nisadha Bandara, please send all communications to school: Webster Primary School, Denmark Road, Manchester, M15 6JU. 

 

Our Chair of Governors Nis 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

Trustee

Chair of Governing Body

Community Governor

End of Term: 14.03.22

John Greenwood

Member

Vice- Chair of Governing Body

Community Governor

End of Term: 22.03.23

Jeremy Jackson

Principal 

 

 Naima Essat

Staff Governor

End of Term: 08.03.24

 

 
 

 
 

Emily Duckworth

Staff Governor

End of Term: 27.11.24

Illida Nawi

Community Governor

End of Term: 3.3.2026

 Vivien Niblett

Co-opted Governor

End of Term: 14.03.22

Gill Balfour-Ruane

Co-Opted Governor

End of Term: 10.10.22

 
 

Jonathan Hawkes

Co-opted Governor

End of Term: 19.06.23

Mohammad Rahman

Parent Governor

End of Term: 3.3.2026

Ruwaida Mohammed

Parent Governor

End of Term: 3.3.2026

Ruth Jesson-Smith

Co-opted Governor

End of Term: 3.3.2026

 

 Chris Owen

Co-opted Governor

End of Term: 3.3.2026

 

  John Dalziel

Member

From: 06.09.2016 

Nick Ponsillo

Member

From: 15.02.2018

 

Sabeen Rauf

Head of School

Clair Wain

Business Manager

Amy Unwin 

Governance Professional

                                                                                       

Committees:

Resources Curriculum Pay Audit

 Jonathan Hawkes (Chair)

John Greenwood 

 Jeremy Jackson

Gill Balfour-Ruane

Nisadha Bandara

Chris Owen

  Also attending: Sabeen Rauf (Head of School)

Clair Wain (School Business Manager)

Vivien Niblett (Chair)

Jeremy Jackson

Naima Essat

Emily Duckworth

Jonathan Hawkes

Gill Balfour-Ruane

Nisadha Bandara

Also attending: Sabeen Rauf (Head of School)

Nisadha Bandara

Jonathan Hawkes

Vivien Niblett

John Greenwood

Nisadha Bandara

                      

 Governor links:

Health & Safety Safeguarding SEND Reading  EYFS Pupil Voice Equality Duty

 John Greenwood

 Jonathan Hawkes

 Nisadha Bandara

Emily Duckworth

Illida Nawi

Ruth Jesson-Smith

Vivien Niblett

Ruwaida Mohammed

               

Click the following documents to find out more: 

Governors vision statement:  

Below are pictures from the Governor's Curriculum Information Evening in October: