Governing Body

The Governing Body is in place to provide support, challenge and to oversee the work of the school. In addition to this, the Governing Body plays a important role in key strategic decision making.

The Governing Body convenes as a full management board, three times a year (once a term).


In addition the Governing Body have established the following committees;

  • Curriculum, Standards & Behaviour Committee

  • HR, Premises and Financial Analysis Committee


These committees also meet three times a year.


The Governing Body monitors the progress of the School Development Plan and works with the Head Teacher in managing the school’s budget and resources.

If you wish to contact the Governing Body please do so via the form on our website, located on the contact page,

or telephone 0161 770 3185.

Our Governing Body currently comprises:

  • Mr D Dunkley – Chair of Governors – Community Member

  • Mrs P Green – LA Representative

  • Mr A Collinge – LA Representative

  • Mr G Howard - Community Governor

  • Mr M A Nawaz - Community Governor

  • Mr D Casey - Community Member

  • Mrs A Skelly – Head Teacher

  • Miss K Bell - Teacher

  • Mr K Said- Associate Member (no voting rights)

  • Mr E Patel - Associate Member (no voting rights)

  • Mrs J Gregory - Associate Member (no voting rights)

  • Mr C Valentine - Associate Member (no voting rights)


We have a vacancy for a parent Governor.

Potential Governors can register an interest to become a Governor here:

Useful information about the role of the Governors and the skills required to join our team can be found via the link below:

The contact email for the Governor Support Service are is:


Full details of Governing Body roles and terms of office can be found below:

Details of attendance at Governing Body meetings over the past two years can be found below:




The Governing Body have adopted the policies below:


The code of conduct for the Governing Body, sets out the expectations and commitment required from school governors, associate members, and committee members, in order for the Governing Body to carry out it's work within the school and the community.

The visiting policy and guide encourages members of the Governing Body to carry out at least one visit per academic year to Kingsland School. The appendix A is completed for each visit, and returned to the business manager, who retains a copy.


Register of Interests

No members of our Governing Body have any relevant business interests.