The Governing Body of Mount Pleasant Junior School meets regularly across the academic year and is part of the co-operative education trust known as the Aspire Community Trust. Currently all business is conducted within the Whole Governing Body Meetings and there are no official Committees. 
Key functions of the Governing Body are to:
  • Set the strategic direction of the school and monitor its implementation
  • Hold senior leaders to account for the educational performance of the school, acting as the critical friend.
  • Oversight of the financial management processes to ensure money is well spent.
Instrument of Government
Type of Governor Name Pecuniary Interest Responsibilities Term of Office Relationship with member of school staff
Chair/Local Authority Governor Mr Rashid Brora Director of Southampton Medina Mosque Trust Ltd and Muslim Council of Southampton Chair of Governors, Year 5 Champion 30/11/18-30/11/22 No
Foundation Governor Mr Mark Bagust None Safeguarding Working Party 28/11/18-28/11/22 No
Headteacher Mrs Emma Kerrigan-Draper Trustee of Sage Publishing Ongoing No
Staff Governor Mrs Julia Clarke TA at Mount Pleasant Junior School Health and Safety Governor, Year 5 Champion 04/04/19-04/04/23 No
Parent Governor Mr Julio Carrillo None Vice Chair, HTPM Review Group, Safeguarding Working Party, Year 3 Champion 22/11/18-22/11/22 No
Parent Governor Mr Elmi Abdiwali None SEN Governor, Year 6 Champion 29/03/19-29/03/23 No
Co-opted Governor Mrs Jan Goatley Headteacher and Governor of Maytree Infant School Finance Working Party, Year 3 Champion 19/11/18-19/11/22 No
Co-opted Governor Mrs Jill Ghanouni None HTPM Review Group 23/03/17-23/03/21 No
Co-opted Governor Mr Rashidul Islam None TBC 16/11/18-16/11/22 No
Co-opted Governor Mr Gareth Griffith None Finance Working Party, Year 6 Champion 12/12/18-12/12/22 No
Co-opted Governor (Parent) Mrs Nazia Kouser None Website reviewer, Year 4 Champion 22/11/18-22/11/22 No
Associate Member (Parent) Mrs Sara Raja None Website reviewer, Year 4 Champion 12/06/19-12/06/23 No
Clerk Mrs Janice Singleton Employee and Clerk to Governors at Springwell School, Clerk to Governors at Weston Shore Infant School No
Resignations/End of Term of Office
Type of Governor Name Pecuniary Interest Committees Term of Office Relationship with member of school staff
Associate Member Nina Tank None Resigned July 2019 No
Parent Governor Mr Siddiqui Esmail None WGB term of office ended March 2019 No
Governors’ Attendance At Meetings