Governing Body

Parent Governor Vacancy – Autumn 2018

Deadline:- Noon on 5th December 2018



Process and Nomination Form

Nominations are now being invited for the position of Parent Governor on our school's Governing Body.

Parent governors play an important role as members of the governing body, which is responsible for directing the conduct of the school and for promoting high standards of educational achievement. The term of office for parent governors as determined by the governing body is 4 years. The school has high expectations of the time and commitment required from its governors in order to effectively fulfil their roles.

For more information about the parent governor role please click on the Governing Body link under the About Us tab on the school website:

Training is available for all governors and those new to being a governor are encouraged to attend induction training. All of our governors are expected to follow the Code of Conduct.

Nominations must be from parents or carers with children at the school on the day that nominations close. Parents/carers being nominated are invited to provide some brief biographical details limited to not more than 100 words suitable for inclusion in the ballot paper. Parents/carers who have paid employment in the school for 500 hours per academic year or more or who are elected members of the Local Authority are not eligible to stand in these elections.

If you would like to stand for election please download the nomination form from the website. This should be completed and returned to the school not later than Noon on Wednesday, 21st November 2018.

If there are more nominations than vacancies the election will be by secret ballot. If that is necessary, voting papers will be sent to all parents together with details of the ballot procedure.

The Governing Body

The Governing Body at OLSG works closely with the Senior Leadership team and are responsible for the conduct of the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement. Its responsibilities include:

  • setting targets for pupil achievement
  • managing the school's finances
  • making sure the curriculum is balanced and broadly based
  • appointing staff
  • reviewing staff performance and pay
  • as a voluntary aided school, the Governing Body is also the employer of OLSG staff

The Full Governing Body comprises the following people:

Marian Harrington - Chair of Governors

Laura Rodwell - Staff Governor

Rosie McGlynn - Head Teacher Governor

Andrea Okoloekwe - Foundation Governor

Marina Tudda - Foundation Governor

Tisha Dasilva - Parent Governor

Sue Zeppetelli - Foundation Governor

Anthony McCarthy - Foundation Governor

Icilda Stewart - Foundation Governor

Fr Nixon Gomes - Foundation Governor

Rebecca Wright - Parent Governor

Caroline Aitken - Foundation Governor

Statutory Documents





Committees' Terms of Reference


As of 2017-2018, the committees have been reduced from 4 to 3 and are:



Full Governing Body Minutes of Meetings


(The above link only works for members of the Governing Body)