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Governing Body

Previous meetings: minutes and attendance 

Available from office on request whilst website is being updated.

Structure of the Governing Body & 2019 Committee Structure
Governor data:
 

Name

Governor Type

Term From

Term To

Email

 

Nathalie Casali

Parent governor


10-Nov-17

9-Nov-21

ncasali@gospeloakschool.com

 

Adam Cooke

Co-opted governor


21-Nov-19

20-Nov-23

acooke@gospeloakschool.com

 

Susan Corby

Local Authority Governor

( Camden )

13-Oct-18

12-Oct-22

scorby@gospeloakschool.com

 

Marcus Goddard

Parent governor


3-Jul-19

2-Jul-23

mgoddard@gospeloakschool.com

 

John Hayes

Headteacher


ex-officio


jhayes@gospeloakschool.com

 

Alison Minto

Parent governor (chair)


17-Dec-14

15-Dec-22

alison@hawkinsminto.com

 

Lucy Moorehead

Parent governor (vice-chair)


17-Dec-18

16-Dec-22

lmoorehead@gospeloakschool.com

 

Dawn-Maree O'Driscoll

Staff governor


19-Sep-19

18-Sep-23

do'driscoll@gospeloakschool.com

 

Ritu Sehgal

Co-opted governor


27-Feb-20

26-Feb-24

rsehgal@gospeloakschool.com

 

Daisy Thomson

Co-opted governor


27-Feb-20

26-Feb-24

dthomson@gospeloakschool.com

 

Lindsay Vaughan

Staff governor


27-Feb-20

26-Feb-24

lvaughan@gospeloakschool.com

 

Louise Mason

Parent governor

24-May-21


23-May-25

lmason@gospeloakschool.com

 

Victoria Mitchell

Clerk




vmitchell@gospeloakschool.com




Biographies of governors who are not staff members


Nathalie Casali, a parent governor, has worked as a financial analyst for 15 years. She chairs the Resources and Premises Committee.

Adam Cooke is a co-opted governor. He is a trained lawyer and secondary school science teacher. Adam lives near the school and has three children.

Susan Corby, a local authority governor, is a Professor Emerita in Employment Relations at the University of Greenwich, London. an arbitrator/mediator for the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) and previously a senior trade union official.  Susan is the link governor for English and a member of the School Improvement Committee.

Marcus Goddard, a parent governor, runs a construction consultancy company which specialise in Health and Safety. Marcus is the link governor for RSE and Maths and a member of the Resources and Premises Committee. 

Alison Minto is a parent governor and is currently the chair of governors. She is an architect working in a community regeneration company where she has responsibility for finance, property, legals and HR. She has three children who have all attended Gospel Oak. As a governor, Alison has supported the school through building projects, curriculum changes and Ofsted inspection

Lucy Moorehead, a parent governor, works at St Marylebone Church of England School as a senior leader of teacher development and is continuing professional development lead of the Teaching School which works with 38 primary, special and secondary schools across London.  She is vice-chair of the governing body, chairs the School Improvement Committee and is the link governor for the pupil premium.

Ritu Sehgal is a co-opted governor who joined the board in 2020.  A finance specialist by training and banker by profession, she holds a keen interest in Education sector.  Ritu is the link governor for Safeguarding. 

Daisy Thomson is a co-opted governor. She is a senior policy advisor at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. Daisy lives locally and also volunteers as a mentor at the nearby Beacon School.

A governor’s term of office is 4 years, renewable. All the above governors are in their first term of office, except Alison Minto (chair). She has been a governor since 2010 and is in her third term of office.



Please click here to see the attendance record at governing body and committee meetings for the past 12 months .

Please click here to see information on past members who have served on our governing body since September 2014.

Please click here for terms of reference for School Improvement Committee
Please click here for terms of reference for Resources/Premises Committee