Instrument of Government for Westborough High School

  1. The name of the School is Westborough High School.
  2. The school is a [foundation school with a foundation/ a qualifying foundation school] (i.e. a Trust School).
  3. The name of the governing body is The Governing Body Westborough High School.
  4. The governing body shall consist of:
    1. Head Teacher
    2. 2 Parent Governors
    3. 1 LA Governor
    4. 1 Staff Governor
    5. 8 Foundation Governors (see point 6) (a majority of the governing body)
  5. Total number of governors is 13.
  6. Foundation governors will be appointed by the Dewsbury Learning Trust.
  7. The term of office for all governors is 4 years.
  8. This instrument of government comes into effect on 28 February 2022.
  9. This instrument was made by order of Kirklees Local Authority (Instrument of Government) No. 60 Order 2015 and amended by the Kirklees Community Schools (Instrument of Government) (Amendment) No 2 Order 2022.
  10. A copy of the instrument must be supplied to every member of the governing body (and the head teacher, if not a governor)

A digital copy of this Instrument of Government is available.

Governor Details

Name of Governing Body: Westborough High School
Date compiled:
August 2022

The register will need to be reviewed annually, but governors are reminded that they should declare any changes as and when they occur.

Governors are reminded that completion of this form does not remove the requirement upon them to disclose orally any interest at any specific meeting and to leave the meeting for that agenda item.

Date of next review: September 2023

Committee Names and Structures

  • Full Governors
    Chair: Jeff Moore
    Vice Chair: Cath Proud
  • Resources
    Chair: Jeff Moore
  • Standard & Effectiveness
    Chair: Jeff Moore

Note: Material Interests refer to any interests arising from relationships between governors or between governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives).

Contact with the Governors can made via Mrs F Sharp ( If you are interested in becoming a school governor at Westborough, or indeed any other school, you can apply either:

  • Directly to your school;
  • Through your local authority;
  • Through SGOSS.