Chelwood Nursery School
Governing Body Structure
Reconstituted 4 February 2015
Governor places 12
Appointed by the London Borough of Lewisham 1
Elected parents of pupils attending the school 2
Chair of the Governing Body Jane Smith
Vice Chair Stella Jeffrey
The Governing Body operates one main committee:
Resources Committee (Chair: Stella Jeffrey)
(The All Purposes Committee was abolished in December 2014 when the Resources Committee was established.)
There are also some minor committees that meet: Personnel, Finance, Curriculum and Safeguarding and Pupil Welfare. These only meet periodically and feed into the Resources Committee.
Pupil Discipline / Staff Grievance / Staff Discipline / Staff Discipline Appeal / Pay Appeal / Complaints Panels
These meet as and when required, with a minimum of three eligible governors, who are selected according to the following criteria:
- The three members can be selected based on suitability in terms of experience, balance (gender, race) and availability
- If it was regarding a staff member no staff member on the committee
- If it was regarding a child then no parent member on the committee
- If four members were available then they would be chosen in alphabetical order
Parent Governor Vacancy 2018
Chelwood has a vacancy on the Governing Body for a Parent Governor.
We hope that parents of children currently at Chelwood will think about supporting our school by becoming a Parent Governor.
The process of becoming a Parent Governor is through an election.
Please find below a letter with details of the Parent Governor Election, a leaflet about the role of a Governor and a nomination form for anyone wishing to stand as a Parent Governor.
All parents can vote in the election which will take place on Thursday 15th March.
Closing date for nominations Monday 5th March – 5pm.
We look forward to hearing from those of you who might be interested in becoming a Parent Governor and working with us to further develop our school.