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If you wish to contact our Chair of Governors please click here.

If you have any question or feedback and wish to contact our Clerk to the Governors please click here.


What is a governing body?

Every school has a governing body made up of a team of volunteers both from within and outside the school community. The governing body focuses on the long-term development and improvement of the school in continuing to ensure that the high standards of learning, achievement and behaviour we have here at Brook Field are maintained and developed. Meetings relating to; school finances, the curriculum, the school grounds, staffing and community projects are held with the common purpose of ensuring that the children at Brook Field School receive the best possible education and make fantastic progress!

Local Governing Body minutes are available on request from the School Office. 

Interested in Becoming a Governor?

Please see the YouTube clips below for more details

As part of the Blue Kite Academy trust we follow the Trust’s Governance model which is made up of Members, Trustees and Governors, as explained below.


The members are akin to the shareholders of a company. They have ultimate control over the academy trust, with the ability to appoint some of the trustees and the right to amend the trust’s articles of association.


Trustees are responsible for setting the direction, holding the CEO to account and ensuring financial probity. As charity trustees, they must also ensure compliance with charity law requirements. Academy trusts are charitable companies and trustees, who may also be referred to as directors, must comply with company law requirements.

Trustees have overall responsibility and ultimate decision making authority for all the work of the Company, including the establishing and running of schools. This is largely exercised through strategic planning and the setting of policies. It is managed through business planning, monitoring of budgets, performance management, the setting of standards and the implementation of quality management processes. The Trustees have the power to direct change where required and have a duty to act in the fulfillment of the Company’s objects.


Individuals who sit on the Brook Field Local Governing Body (LGBs) are referred to as ‘governors’. Trustees have complete discretion over what is delegated to each LGB. They may, for example, decide to delegate all governance functions to schools in the trust that are performing well and only a few to those schools that need greater support. Details of what has been delegated to the LGBs can be found in the document called The Scheme of Delegation.


If you would like to view a copy of any public documents, please email the Head of Governance at



Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.  This also includes a Register of Governor Interests and relevant policies for your information.

Please use the links below for Governance related policies

Here is the register of attendance for the Local Governing Body Meetings for the previous academic year.


Dan Clarke – Executive Head Teacher

Simon Youngman – Chair of Governors / Co-Opted Governor

Tim Elliott – Vice Chair / Co-Opted Governor

Jason Doyle – Parent Governor

Gemma Tulett - Parent Governor

Sonia Ishaq - Parent Governor

Qasim Saeed - Parent Governor

Hannah Abu-Ebid - Parent Governor

Dure Ashraf - Parent Governor

Mark Hawthorn – Co-Opted Governor

Jan Milsom – Co-Opted Governor

Nazneen Amin-Belmour – Co-Opted Governor

Lorna Harris – Co-Opted Governor

Rachel Taylor – Co-Opted Governor / Head Teacher 

Deborah Woolrich – Staff Governor

         Claire Foulds - Governance Professional


The Governor Hub Link below is a password protected link for current Governors only.

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