Our dedicated Governing Body are highly supportive and experienced in their roles with each member bringing to our school a different specialism and area of expertise. Our Governors work tirelessly to supportively challenge our leadership team to ensure our approaches and systems are robust and to ensure our school is always striving for excellence. All our Governors play an active role in our school community and wholeheartedly embrace new and exciting adventures that we face.

As an academy trust, Joydens Wood Infant School must comply with the Academy Trust handbook as a condition of its’ funding agreement. It provides an overarching framework for implementation of effective financial management and other controls, consistent with the schools obligations as a publicly funded body.

Funding agreement PDFMemorandum of Association PDFArticles of Association PDFScheme of Delegation.pdfDeclaration of Governor Interests.pdfGoverning Body attendance 2021-22

Membership of Governing Body

Clarissa Hill

Position: Chair of Governors
Governor Responsibility: Safeguarding & SEND

Gerard Strong

Position: Headteacher
Governor Responsibility: Teacher Governor

Rachel Hately

Position: Headteacher

Nicholas Lockyer-Fincken

Position: Support Staff Governor

Emma Barnett

Position: Teacher Governor (On Maternity Leave)

Claire Bassett

Position: Parent Governor
Governor Responsibility: Health and Safety & GDPR

Anwar Tlili

Position:  Appointed  Governor
Governor Responsibility: Teaching and Learning (EYFS & Curriculum)

Zarfishan Brohi

Position:  Appointed  Governor
Governor Responsibility: Finance (including Compliance)


Position:  Parent Governor