Malorees
infant school

Malorees Federation

Malorees Federation

Malorees
Junior School

MEET Our Governors

The Governors of Malorees School Federation have been appointed from a wide range of backgrounds and expertise to ensure that every child has the potential to achieve their best within a safe, supportive and stimulating learning environment, enabling pupils to succeed and 'thrive'.  

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  • Rachael Newberry
    Co-Chair of Governors
  • Fiona Landes
    Co-Chair of Governors
  • Beth Silver
    Vice Chair of Governing Board/ Co-opted Governors
  • Giles Deards
    Chair of SWC Committee
  • Michelle Anderson
    Co-opted Governors / Chair of Curriculum Committee
  • Inigo Kelsey
    Associate Governor/ Vice Chair of Finance Committee
  • Rebecca Heath
    Staff Governor
  • Katherine Fieldgate
    Governors / Chair of Finance Committee
  • Susan Harrison
    Co-opted Governor / Link Governor for Safe Guarding Co-opted

Our key responsibilities are:

We are critical friends

  • Challenging, monitoring and supporting senior management
  • Governors bring ‘constructive challenge’ to decision making and ensure that the school is effectively led and managed.

We set strategic direction, policies and objectives:

  • Approve the school budget
  • Set and agree appropriate targets and priorities– shaping the vision and direction of the school
  • Ensure all pupils and employees have equal opportunities within the school including those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

We monitor and evaluate

  • Confirm statutory duties have been fulfilled
  • Review the effectiveness of statutory policies
  • Review progress against the school’s budget and objectives

We conduct our responsibilities through three main committees. These are:

  • Curriculum and Development Committee (chaired by Michelle Anderson)
  • Finance, Property and Staffing Committee (chaired by Katherine Fieldgate)
  • Safeguarding, Well-Being and Community Committee (chaired by Giles Deards)

The Terms of Reference for these Committees is being reviewed and will be published on this site in November.

Are you interested in becoming a Governor?

Being a school governor is challenging but extremely rewarding.

If you are within the school or outside and are interested in becoming a Governor we would be delighted to hear from you.

Please feel free to contact one of the below for an informal discussion or please contact: Rachael Newberry, Chair of Governors through the school office or by email: admin@malorees-inf.brent.sch.uk

The current Board

Please see below for the list of governors, their roles and their attendance record.

The Board replaced the Infant Governing Board and Junior School Interim Executive Board on 18 April 2017. Both the Full Board and sub-Committees formally meet at least once every three months. 

 

The Head of the Infant School and the Junior School also attend Board meetings but hold no voting rights. They play a vital role in developing and implementing the strategic goals and key school priorities of each school.

 

Statutory information about our governors

 

Name Governor Role Appointed By Relevant Business Interest Governance Roles in other educational establishments Relationship with staff members Term Expires
Rachael Newberry Co-Chair of Governors Local Authority none Governor, Princess Frederica School (until 24/9/19) none 26/09/2023
Fiona Landes Co-Chair of Governors Co-opted Employment Law Solicitor none none 17/04/2021
Beth Silver Vice Chair of Governing Board / Co-opted Governors Board of Governors none
Giles Deards Parent Governor Parent Election Corporate Affairs Director none none 17/04/2024
Marcel Rentall  Headteacher Ex officio none Ex-officio
Michelle Anderson Co-opted Governors / Chair of Curriculum Committee Board of Governors Deputy Head Teacher, Stonebridge School Attends Stonebridge governing meetings as on observer none 19/09/2020
Susan Harrison Co-opted Governor / Link Governor for Safe Guarding Co-opted Board of Governors none 02/07/2022
Katherine Fieldgate Governors / Chair of Finance Committee Board of Governors none 02/07/2022
Rebecca Heath Staff Governor Staff none 17/04/2021
Inigo Kelsey Associate Governor/Vice Chair of Finance Committee Board of Governors none  17/04/2021
Angela Turner Clerk of the Governing Body Board of Governors none

Instrument of Governance

Record of Attendance 2019-2020

Record of Attendance 2018-2019

Governors Record of Attendance

Introduction Letter to Parents From Chair, Rachael Newberry (Sept 2019)

 

 

 

 

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