Meet the Governors

The Governing Body is the “accountable body” of the school- accountable to parents, pupils, the local authority and to Government through Ofsted. The Governing Body works with the Headteacher to ensure that every pupil has the best opportunity to fulfil their potential and make good progress through access to a vibrant curriculum, excellent teaching and a safe learning environment. We work with the Senior Leadership team and teachers to develop appropriate policies which will support effective teaching and learning and we have responsibility for ensuring the financial management of the school is sound.

Our Governing Body has reconstituted in March 2015 and is now made up of 3 Parent Governors, 2 Staff Governors, 1 LA Governor and 6 Co-opted Governors. Governors are usually apppointed for a 4 year term of office although they can resign at any time.

In addition to the work done by the Full Governing Body, we have 3 main committees -Resources (Finance, Buildings & Health & Safety); School Improvement ; Pay & Personnel, these meet termly along with the full Governing Body meeting approximately 5 times/year.

The Governors are committed to ensuring that Wrotham Road School is continuously improving and fulfilling the school ethos of “opportunity, excellence and enjoyment for all”.

Parents are welcome to contact the Governors through the Chair of Governors (Lucy Hornby) via the School Office or please feel free to talk to any Governor.

Governing Body 

Membership of Wrotham Road Governing Body


3 Parent Governors

2 Staff Governors

1 LA Governor

6 Co-opted Governors

Total 11

Clerk to Governors: 

Name CategoryTerm of Office
Sarah GreenHeadteacher  
Jeremy Bownasstaff07/10/1506/10/19
Gurpreet SaibParent14/10/1513/10/19
Lucy Hornby (Chair)Parent19/03/1518/03/19
Beth BoneParent10/12/1509/12/19
Gurneet Bains Co-opted19/03/1518/03/19
John Webster   
Mark Whitehouse (Vice Chair)Co-opted19/03/1518/03/19
John Death   
Margaret Tillett   
 Ritu Bhathal Staff  


Governors with specific links2017-18
Child Protection/Looked after childrenMark Whitehouse
Training & Development Lucy Hornby
LiteracyGurpreet Saib and Mark Whitehouse
Numeracy: Lucy Hornby
EYFSMargaret Tillett
SEN & PPJohn Webster


Governor committee membership & relevant business interests.
Name CategoryAppointed by  Committee membership

Relevant business/

personal interests






Sarah GreenHeadteacherGoverning Body  XX X Xnone
Lucy HornbyParentParents19/03/1519/03/19XXX  Xnone
Gurpreet SaibParentParents14/10/1513/10/19X     tbc
Beth BoneParentParents10/12/1509/12/19XX    none
John Death           
Jeremy Bownas


Staff07/10/1506/10/19X     tbc
 Ritu Bhathal


Gurneet BainsCo-optedGoverning Body19/03/1518/03/19X XX  none
Mark WhitehouseCo-optedGoverning Body19/03/1518/03/19X XXX none
 Margaret Tillett           

Key to Committees:

T&L: teaching & learning

Res’: Resources (Finance, buildings, Health & Safety)

SIP: School Improvement Plan Committee

P&P: Pay & Personnel

Pol’: Policy Review