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Meet the Governors

Neil Perry - Chair of Governors

I am the Chair of Governors, I am a therapeutic foster carer, and have an extensive experience of LAC and SEND. I am the link governor for: Looked After Children, Special Educational Needs, English as a Second Language and Safeguarding.

 

I do not have any financial or business interests in the school which I need to declare, nor do I have any relationships relevant to the school which I need to declare.  I have no other governance duties at any other schools.

 

My term of office started on 11th November 2020

Kirsty Allen- Vice Chair of Governors

Lizzy Woodcock - Headteacher

As the Head Teacher I am a permanent member of the Governing Body and provide a link between the Governing Body and the school staff. At Westwood we are always looking at how we can enhance our provision to provide the very best education for every child. 

I do not have any financial or business interests in the school which I have to declare.

Emma Armstrong - Staff Governor

I am the Staff Governor and assumed this post on 1st September 2020. I started teaching at Westwood in September of last year and am responsible for the Reception class. My role is Senior Teacher within school and I am curriculum lead for English, PSHE, History and Geography. I am also Deputy Safeguarding Lead. 
 

I do not have any financial or business interests within the school which I have to declare.

Phillip Timson - Parent Governor

Katie Bonsall - Parent Governor

I am a parent governor and joined the board of Governors in September 2021. I have a daughter that attends Westwood school.

I have lots of previous managerial experience and a creative eye. I would like to continue to help with the school’s positive progress. 

 

I do not have any financial or business interests within the school which I have to declare.

Annie Black - Parent Governor

Governor Meeting Attendance

 

Wednesday 29th September 2021 (Committee Meeting)

  • N Perry
  • K Bonsall
  • P Timson
  • K Allen
  • L Woodcock

 

Wednesday 16th June 2021 (Full Governors) 

  • J Harpham 
  • N Perry 
  • E Armstrong 
  • L Woodcock 
  • E Whetton
  • K Palmer 
  • A Brown 

 

Wednesday 10th March 2021 (Full Governors)

  • J Harpham
  • N Perry
  • E Armstrong
  • L Woodcock
  • E Whetton
  • L Lane
  • K Palmer

 

Thursday 28th January 2021 (Committee Meeting)

  • J Harpham
  • N Perry
  • E Armstrong
  • L Woodcock
  • E Whetton
  • K Allen

 

Wednesday 11th November 2020 (Full Governors)

  • J Harpham
  • N Perry
  • E Armstrong
  • L Woodcock
  • E Whetton
  • K Allen
  • K Palmer

 

Thursday 15th October 2020 (Committee Meeting)

  • J Harpham
  • E Armstrong
  • L Woodcock
  • E Whetton
  • L Lane
  • K Allen

 

Following the reconstitution of the Governing body during 2015 all Governors requested that they be invited to both the Finance, General Purposes and Personnel committee meeting and the Strategic Development and Pupils committee meeting so that there should never be an issue over being quorate.

 

None of the above named Governors have any direct or indirect business interests to declare. They do not have any relationships or partners working within the school.

If you are interested in taking on a Governor position within our wonderful school please have a read of the Governor visits policy and guidance and speak to our chair of Governors or Miss Woodcock for further information.

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