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.
|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, School Improvement Working Group, Virtual Learning Working Group, Science||30/11/18-30/11/22||No|
|Foundation Governor||Mr Mark Bagust||None||Safeguarding Working Party, School Improvement Working Group, Virtual Learning Working Group, History||28/11/18-28/11/22||No|
|Headteacher||Mrs Emma Kerrigan-Draper||Author of Sage Publishing||Ongoing||No|
|Staff Governor||Mrs Julia Clarke||TA at Mount Pleasant Junior School||Health and Safety Governor, Year 4 Champion, School Dog Pilot Group, Geography||04/04/19-04/04/23||No|
|Parent Governor||Mr Julio Carrillo||None||Vice Chair, HTPM Review Group, Safeguarding Working Party, Year 3 Champion, School Improvement Working Group, School Dog Pilot Group, Languages and Music||22/11/18-22/11/22||No|
|Co-opted Governor||Mrs Jan Goatley||Headteacher and Governor of Maytree Infant School||Finance Working Party, Year 3 Champion, School Improvement Working Group, DT & Art and Design||19/11/18-19/11/22||No|
|Co-opted Governor||Mrs Jill Ghanouni||None||HTPM Review Group, Covid Governor, PSHE, Year 6 Champion||23/03/17-23/03/21||No|
|Co-opted Governor||Mr Rashidul Islam||None||Year 5 Champion, RE||16/11/18-16/11/22||No|
|Co-opted Governor (Parent)||Mrs Nazia Kousar||None||Website reviewer, Year 4 Champion, RSE Working Group, SEN Governor, Computing||22/11/18-22/11/22||No|
|Co-opted Governor (Parent)||Mrs Sara Raja||None||Website reviewer, Year 6 Champion, Covid Governor, Finance Working Group, PE||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|
|Co-opted Governor||Gareth Griffith||None||WGB||Resigned June 2020||No|
|Parent Governor||Mr Elmi Abdiwali||None||WGB||Resigned November 2020||No|