|Mrs Elizabeth Moran||Principal|
Elizabeth joined Broadfield Primary School as part of their senior leadership team in her capacity as SENDCo, in April 2022. Having lived most of her life in Yorkshire, Elizabeth has trained and worked as a teacher for the last 16 years in districts within and surrounding Bradford; namely Manningham and Bingley. Her career has involved teaching all age groups, from Nursery through to Year 6 and she has previously been in post as an Assistant Headteacher, a Deputy Headteacher and an associate lecturer for a university in Leeds. Elizabeth joined Broadfield School after moving into the Greater Manchester area. Upon visiting the welcoming and special school that Broadfield is, it became apparent instantly - from busy and happy students in classrooms to the friendly and dedicated staff she met - that Broadfield was a school she wanted to be a part of. Elizabeth was appointed to the role of Principal on 1st April 2023.
|Mrs Georgina Andrewes||Co-opted Governor (Chair)|
Gina joined the Board of Governors in 2011, initially as a community governor and was later elected Chair in 2016. She is the link governor for Special Education Needs and Disability; and Emotional Health and Well Being.
Gina has worked for many years supporting people to access education, health and well being in their local community. Presently she co facilitates and manages a community sewing project here in Oldham. As an Art Psychotherapist she works with 5 to 16 year olds in schools who have experienced complex trauma.
|Mrs Suzanne Despard||Parent Governor||30.11.2021||30.11.2025||02.03.2023||Yes|
|Mr Martin Griffin||Co-opted Governor|
Mr Martin Griffin joined the school's Board of Governors in June 2021. He has run his own battery business since establishing the company at the age of 21 and is a Founder Member and former President of the British Battery Industry Federation. Mr Griffin has recently sold his battery business and now runs a property and equity portfolio. Mr Griffin served on the board of a government regional regeneration scheme from 2003-2011 and was a Trustee for the charity Cameo Aid from 2000-2004. He is also a Governor at another State Primary school and Withington Girls School in Manchester and has spent much time volunteering over the years through a homeless outreach programme, several youth clubs and children’s charities. Mr Griffin has recently started volunteering at a local food bank.
|Mr Mohammed Zahid||Governor (Vice Chair)|
Mohammed Zahid has been a governor at Broadfield since 2012.
He was previously also a governor at an independent faith school, and whilst serving as the chair of governors helped to guide the school from an “Inadequate” OFSTED grading to a “Good” grading.
Mohammed is an IT professional specialising in Business Intelligence, and currently works for a leading global Data Science company.
For many years, Mohammed has provided mentoring to university graduates to guide and support them into jobs in the IT industry.
Mohammed is passionate about learning and education and strives to inspire children to achieve their potential.
|Mrs Carol Walker||Staff Governor|
Carol has worked at Broadfield Primary School since 2000, the whole of her teaching career. She has worked across all year groups, has been the Deputy Headteacher since 2008 and until recently also held the position of SENDCo. She is also the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead. Carol feels it is a privilege to be part of a wonderful school and community and is proud of the contribution that she has been able to make as a member of staff and as a Governor.
|Mr Andrew Potts||Co-opted Governor|
Andy has worked at The Hathershaw College since 2006. He is currently an Assistant Principal at the College, having held this post for the past six years. Prior to this, he was the Humanities Curriculum Leader for eleven years. Andy is extremely passionate about the teaching profession, which is why he was keen to take up a post on the governing body at Broadfield. He thoroughly enjoys the role and believes Broadfield is a truly fantastic place for the young people of the area to develop and grow.
|Ms Abisola Oladosu||Co-opted Governor||10.06.2021||09.06.2025||06.10.2022||Yes|
|Mr Muhammad Yasir||Parent Governor||10.06.2021||09.06.2025||02.03.2023||Yes|
Academic Year 2022-2023
|Type of Meeting||Full Governing Body||Full Governing Body||Full Governing Body||Extraordinary Governors' Meeting||Full Governing Body|
|Mrs G Andrewes||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Mr P Forshaw||NO||NO||NO||YES|
|Mr M Zahid||YES||NO||NO||YES|
|Ms P Stennett||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Mrs C Walker||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Mrs S Despard||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Mr M Griffin||YES||NO||NO||NO|
|Mr A Potts||YES||YES||YES||NO|
|Mr M Yasir||NO||YES||NO||YES|
|Ms A Oladosu||YES||NO||NO||NO|
Academic Year 2021-2022
|Type of Meeting||Full Governing Body||Extra Full Governing Body||Full Governing Body||Full Governing Body||Full Governing Body||Extra Full Governing Body||Full Governing Body||Full Governing Body||Full Governing Body|
|Mrs G Andrewes||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Mr P Forshaw||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||NO||NO||NO|
|Mr M Zahid||NO||NO||NO||NO||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Ms P Stennett||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Mrs C Walker||YES||NO||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Mrs S Despard||N/A||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Mr M Griffin||YES||YES||YES||YES||NO||YES||NO||YES||NO|
|Mr A Potts||YES||YES||YES||YES||NO||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Mr M Yasir||YES||NO||YES||NO||NO||YES||NO||NO||NO|
|Ms A Oladosu||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||NO||YES||YES||YES|
Academic Year 2020-2021
|Type of Meeting||Full Governing Body||Extra Ordinary Meeting||Full Governing Body||Full Governing Body||Pay Committee||Full Governing Body||Full Governing Body||Full Governing Body|
|Mrs G Andrewes||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Mr P Forshaw||YES||YES||YES||YES||Observer||YES||NO||YES|
|Mr M Zahid||NO||YES||NO||NO||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Ms P Stennett||YES||YES||YES||YES||N/A||YES||YES||YES|
|Mrs C Walker||YES||YES||YES||YES||N/A||YES||YES||YES|
|Mrs E Carroll||YES||YES||YES||YES||N/A||YES||YES||YES|
|Mr M Griffin||NO||YES||YES||NO||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Mr M Shakeel||YES||YES||NO||NO||N/A||NO||YES||YES|
|Mr A Potts||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||YES||YES|
|Mr M Yasir||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||YES||YES|
|Ms A Oladosu||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||YES|
All matters are handled at full governors meetings apart from the following committees:
Complaints/Pay/Staff Discipline/Significant Change/Grievance – Mrs Gina Andrewes (Chair), Mr M Griffin and Mr M Zahid
Appeals – Mr Peter Forshaw (Chair) / Mr A Potts / Ms A Oladosu
SEND – Mrs G Andrewes
Lead Governor Responsibilities:
Analyse Information and Data – Mr A Potts
Pupil Premium – Mr A Potts
Careers – Mr A Potts
Data Protection Officer – Mr P Forshaw
Digital & Remote Learning – Mr P Forshaw
Child Protection – Mr M Griffin
Looked After Children – Mr M Griffin
Early Years/Foundation – Mrs S Despard
Emotional Health & Wellbeing – Mrs G Andrewes
English – Abisola Oladosu
Financial Health and Efficiency – Mr P Forshaw
Health and Safety in Education – Mr M Zahid
Mathematics – Mr M Zahid
P.E. – TBC
Safeguarding of Children including PREVENT Duty – Mr M Griffin
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) – Mrs G Andrewes
If you wish to contact our Governing Body – please direct your enquiry to our Chair of Governors by e-mail at email@example.com or alternatively contact the school on 0161 665 3030 and ask for the Business Manager who will put you in touch with the correct person.
If you are interested in becoming a school governor and would like to know more then please watch this video: Inspiring Governance – Would You Believe?
Multi-Academy Trust Status
Broadfield Primary School is now part of The Pinnacle Learning Trust along with Oldham Sixth Form College, Werneth Primary School and The Hathershaw College. Governance information on the Trustees and Members of the Pinnacle Learning Trust can be found on the PLT website or at the Get Information About Schools website.
The Pinnacle Learning Trust
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Telephone: 0161 287 8000
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