Staincliffe C of E Junior School

Staincliffe C of E Junior School

Respect, Trust, Courage and Joy




The Chair of Governors is Moin Patel.  Correspondence may be sent to the Chair of Governors via the school.

The Governors are local people who have taken the opportunity to be involved in the running of the school and to play a part in the education of our children. Our Governors are made up of representatives from the local community, from political parties, from the church, parents and staff. Other members have offered themselves to be co-opted on to the governing body itself or its committees.

The Governors work with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to determine the aims and the curricular policy of the school.

Whenever a vacancy occurs for a parent governor the Headteacher will send written notice of the election in a letter to be taken home by pupils. If you would like to become a parent governor you can also apply in school.


Name                                                                                                 Appointment                    Term expires

Mrs Michele Cromack Foundation - Diocesan  23/04/23
Foundation - Ex-Officio  
Mr John Broadhead  LA  24/4/23
Mrs Usma Karim Parent  04/02/25
Mr Moin Patel (Chair) Co-opted  23/09/22
Mrs Rahima Ahmedjee Parent  30/09/22
SBM Co-opted (support staff)  
Miss Sarah Leithgoe Staff  19/6/22
Mr Paul Dixon Head teacher 


Mr Sajid Pathan (Vice Chair) Co-opted



Miss Jodi Bennett Associate Governor   n/a



Link to Governors secure web page

Business and Financial interests

On an annual basis Governors each complete a Business Interest declaration form. These are completed electronically.  Click here to read about the schools business ethics policy. The completed, signed declarations are kept centrally and are available on request.


There were NO declarations of Business Interests for academic year 2020 - 21 (all meetings were held remotely)

Attendance and business Interests 19 - 20  (lockdown - most meetings were held remotely)

Attendance and business interests 18 - 19

Committee membership agreed for 2020- 2021

Resources Standards and Effectiveness  Headteacher Appraisal Teachers Pay 

Mr John Broadhead  (Chair)

Mr Moin Patel   (Vice Chair)

Mr Paul Dixon

Ms Naomi Finch

Mr Sajid Pathan



Mrs Michele Cromack

Mrs Rahima Chopdat

Miss Jodi Bennett

Miss Sarah Leithgoe

Mr Paul Dixon




Mr Moin Patel

Mr John Broadhead

Mrs Michele Cromack






Mr Moin Patel

Mr John Broadhead

Mr Sajid Pathan





Miss Jodi Bennett  (Associate Governor) has voting rights with her committee membership.


Meetings of the full Governing Body are scheduled every half term.  The committees meet at least termly and when required.

Meeting Schedule 20 - 21

Full Governing body meetings

16 September - 6pm

26th November 20 - 6pm

4th February 21 - 6pm

25th March 21 - 6pm

20th May 21 - 6pm

8th July 20 - 5pm (Staff / Governors buffet

followed by Full Governors meeting at 6pm)


Resources Committee

10th November 20  9.30am

 a further 2 meetings to be confirmed







Standards and Effectiveness

26th November 20 - 5pm (before FGB)