Governors 2016 -2017

School Governors: School Year 2016 - 2017


Category and term of office

Office and special interest

Committee membership

Business and pecuniary interests

Lesley Wakelin


appointed by the Governing Board

September 13 - September 17


Child Protection and Safeguarding


Police Officer

Claire Herriott

Parent: appointed by the Governing Board

November 13- November 17

Vice Chair


Parent Governor at Geoffrey Field Junior School

Nicola Toomey

Parent: appointed by the Governing Board

November 13- November 17

Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

Chair of Nursery Admission Panel



Amy Knight


Staff: elected by the staff

 October 16 - October 20




Zoe Dean


Co-opted: appointed by the Governing Board

September 15- September 19

Ex- officio

Personnel &



Sue Farrow

Headteacher: Head has chosen to be a governor


Personnel & Finance


Lynda Miller

 Local Authority

July 16 - July 20





 Co option





 Co option





Instrument of Government (Governing Board structure)


1. The name of the school is Geoffrey Field Infant School.

2. The school is a community school.

3. The name of the governing body is "The governing body of Geoffrey Field Infant School".

4. The governing body shall consist of:

  • Two Parent Governors
  • One Local Authority Governor
  • One Staff Governor
  • One Headteacher
  • Four Co-opted Governors

5. The total number of governors is 9.

6. The term of office will be for four years for all the categories.

7. The instrument of government comes into effect on 1 September 2015.

8. This instrument was made by order of Reading Borough Council on 12 June 2015

9. A copy of the instrument must be supplied to every member of the governor body.


The school has no Associate members of the Governing Board.

Register of Interests


There are no personal relationships between governors and members of staff.  There are no conflicting business interests between governors and the school.


Responsibilities of the Governing Board and its Committees


Governing Board

FGB terms of reference

Finance Committee

Finance Committee terms of reference

Personnel Committee

Personnel Committee terms of reference

 Statutory Policies


Follow the link below to see a list of the statutory policies for schools

Statutory policies for schools

Contacting Governors


To contact governors, please phone or email via the school office:

0118 937 5473