The Governing Body at Nonsuch Primary School consists of members of the local and school community. It works closely with Mrs Young and the Senior Leadership Team to oversee the strategic direction of the school. It does this by offering support, constructive advice, a sounding board for ideas, and help where needed. It challenges, asks questions and seeks information to ensure that the best interests of the children at Nonsuch Primary are maintained.

All of the governors listed below act on a voluntary basis. Some are appointed by the Local Authority (LA), some elected by parents, some by teachers/staff and some are co-opted by the governors from the local community.

 The Department for Education has stated that governors hold an important public office and their identity should be known to their school and wider communities. In the interests of transparency, governing bodies should publish on their website information about their members, committee structure and remit of committees. All information needs to be published in a readily accessible form. Readily accessible means that the information should be on a webpage without the need to download or open a separate document. This can be found below.

 This school uses the Model of Governance of a Full Governing Body (FGB) meeting each month for ten months of the year. When necessary, working groups can be established - for example, budget planning - and these working groups report back to the FGB for final agreement.

Governing Body

Governor Type (Appointed by) Name Expiry Declarations of Interest
Headteacher Mrs Heather Young EO Nil
Staff Governor Miss Rachel Evans Aug 2021 Nil
Co-opted (FGB vote)

Mr Jonathan Nicholas (Chair)

Mar 2020


Co-opted (FGB vote)

Mr Steve Williams

September 2023


Co-opted (FGB vote) Ms Clare Cruise Feb 2021 Nil
Co-opted (FGB vote) Miss Annie Good May 2021 Nil

Co-opted (FGB vote)

Co-opted (FGB vote)

Miss Brenda McDonald

Mrs Orsolya Pereczes

May 2021

September 2023



Parent (Parent vote) Mrs Lana de Araujo Oct 2021 Nil
Parent (Parent vote) Mrs Alice Smith Oct 2021 Nil


Governor Type

Name MAR 19 FEB 19 DEC 18 OCT 18 JUL 18 JUN 18 MAY 18


Mrs Heather Young Y Y

Staff Governor

Miss Rachel Evans Y Y Y Y Y Y Y


Mr Jonathan Nicholas (Chair) N Y Y Y Y Y Y
Co-opted Mr Paul Steynberg N N N Y N N Y
Co-opted Mr Abish Asharaf Y Y Y N N N Y
Co-opted Ms Clare Cruise Y N Y Y Y N Y
Co-opted Mrs Lana de Araujo Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Co-opted Miss Annie Good Y Y Y N Y N Y
Co-opted Miss Brenda McDonald Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Co-opted Mrs Alice Smith Y Y Y Y Y N Y