Little London Community Primary School

"Helping children and the community succeed in the heart of the city"


What does the Governing Body do?


As Governors, we are responsible for a number of areas including attainment, finance, policies and procedures.  Our role involves working closely with the Head Teacher and Senior Leadership Team to ensure children get the best possible education to enable them to reach their full potential, in an environment where they feel safe, valued and learning is fun.

Our main functions are to:

  • Help set the aims and objectives for the school
  • Help to ensure our policies and procedures are relevant and achieve their objectives
  • Set targets to monitor the progress of the school to ensure it is meeting its aims and objectives
  • Be a critical friend to the school and provide a source of challenge and support.

The Governing Body consists of:

  • 2 Parent Governors
  • 1 LA Governor
  • 1 Staff Governor
  • 1 Headteacher
  • 15 Co-opted Governors

Total Governors 20

The name of the body entitled to appoint co-opted governors is 
The Lantern Learning Trust (Inner City North, Leeds)

 The school has a trust entitled The Lantern Learning Trust (Inner City North, Leeds)

 The term of office of governors is to be 4 years

Governor Roles & Responsibilities

Mr Asghar Ali - Chair of Governors, Child Protection, Health & Safety, Complaints & Performance Management

Mrs Ivelina Metchkarova-Taylor - Vice Chair of Governors, Equalities, Training  & Performance Management

Mrs Sylvia Whyke - SEND, Inlcusion, Numeracy  & Performance Management

Mrs Susan Knights - Pupil Premium & Sports Grant

Miss Claire Hill - Literacy

Miss Sharon Cunningham - Attendance

Ms Marian Charlton -  EYFS, Child Looked After & Training

Miss Eulinda Williams - EYFS

Miss Helen Williamson

Mrs Wood - Headteacher

Are you eligible to be a Parent Governor.docx

Governing Body Code of Conduct.pdf‚Äč



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