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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:
September 2021

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

Name of governorCategory of governor and term of officeAppointed byRelevant business or personal interestsAny other educational establishments governedRelationships with the school staff including spouses, partners and relativesDate form completedCommittees and Link & Year group responsibilityGovernors’ Attendance at meetings from Sept 2020 – July 2021
Jennifer NapperHead Teacher (Ex-officio) – Start: 1.9.13Ex-Officio by virtue of office as Head TeacherNoneNoneRelative14.9.21Standards & Effectiveness Committee; Resources Committee5/5
Masood AhmedTrust Foundation – Parent – Start: 16.5.18, End: 15.5.22Nominated by the Trust and appointed by Governing BodyNoneNoneNone4.8.212/5
Claire AydoganTrust Foundation – Start: 29.2.20, End: 28.2.24Nominated by the Trust and appointed by Governing BodyEmployee of University of HuddersfieldNoneNone15.9.215/5
Jennifer EvansTrust Foundation – Start: 30.1.22, End: 29.1.26Nominated by the Trust and appointed by Governing BodyEmployee of Kirklees College (retiring July 2021)NoneNone18.6.2021Resources Committee3/5
Catherine ProudTrust Foundation – Start: 24.1.21, End: 23.1.25Nominated by the Trust and appointed by Governing BodyNoneBradford Forster AcademyNone7.12.2021Vice-Chair of Governors; Standards & Effectiveness Committee; Head Teacher’s Appraisal Committee5/5
Susan TimminsTrust Foundation – Start: 3.5.19, End: 2.5.23Nominated by the Trust and appointed by Governing BodyEmployee of University of HuddersfieldNoneNone8.6.21Standards & Effectiveness Committee Resources Committee5/5
Star ZamanTrust Foundation – Start: 21.1.22, End: 20.1.26Nominated by the Trust and appointed by Governing BodyNoneNoneNone1.6.214/5
Anna Du QuesnayStaff – Start: 27.11.18, End: 26.11.22Elected by school staffNoneNoneRelative19.10.215/5
Rukhsana MahboobParent – Start: 7.5.21, End: 6.5.25Elected by ParentsNoneNoneNone5.10.211/1
Jeff MooreLA – Start: 25.2.21, End: 24.2.25Nominated by LA and appointed by Governing BodyNoneNoneNone7.10.1Chair of Governors; Standards & Effectiveness Committee; Resources Committee; Head Teacher’s Appraisal Committee5/5
Ahmed YaseenTrust Foundation – Start: 16.2.21, End: 15.2.25Nominated by the Trust and appointed by Governing BodyEmployee of Crown Group of CompaniesNoneNone1.10.211/5
Maria MuhammedAssociate Member (No voting rights)Governing BodyEucomis Computer Consultant; Ritchie Electronics – Speech boxes; Hayaa Sports – Sports WearNoneNoneResources5/5
Saghir AzizAssociate Member (No voting rights)Governing BodyNoneNoneNoneStandards and Effectiveness
Former Governors 2021/2022
Anilla YaseenParent – Start: 25.9.17, End: 24.9.21Parents0/5
Mir MumtazTrust Foundation – Parent Start: 16.5.18, End: 1.11.21Nominated by the Trust and appointed by Governing BodyHead Teacher’s Appraisal Committee1/5

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 2022

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.