Governing Body

Our committees meet once per term and there is also a Full Governing Body meeting every term.

Structure of the Governing Body

Governor
Mr Ron Whittle
Local Authority Governor
Mrs Gillian Wilton
Headteacher
Mrs Victoria Parker
Staff Governor
Mrs Nisbat Mhearban
Parent Governor
Vacancy
Co-opted Governor
Vacancy
Co-opted Governor
Councillor Phil Riley
Co-opted Governor
Mr Ali Mangera (Chair of Governors)
Co-opted Governor
Mrs Mandy Pedder (Vice Chair)
Co-opted Governor
Dr. Shazia Hassan
Co-opted Governor
Vacancy
Co-opted Governor
Vacancy
Parent Governor

Finance & Resources

Membership of the committee

Governor
Mr Ali Mangera
Chair of Committee
Mrs Gillian Wilton
Headteacher
Mr Ron Whittle
Mr Phil Riley

Curriculum & Standards

Membership of the committee

Governor
Mrs Gillian Wilton
Headteacher
Mrs Victoria Parker
Dr Shazia Hassan
Mrs Mandy Pedder
Chair of Committee
Mrs Nisbat Mhearban

Meeting Dates

Governor Attendance

Key
Present
AA
Apologies Accepted
ANA
Apologies not Accepted
AWA
Absent without apologies
Full Governing Body Meetings
Governor
04/12/2023
29/03/2024
11/07/2024
Mr Ron Whittle
Mrs Gillian Wilton
Mrs Victoria Parker
Dr Shazia Hassan
Ms Amina Diwan (Chair)
Mr Sheraz Butt (Vice Chair)
Councillor Phil Riley
Mr Ali Mangera
Mrs. Nisbat Mhearban
N/A
Mrs. Mandy Pedder
Finance & Resources Meetings
Governor
20/11/2023
05/03/2024
27/06/2024
Mr Ron Whittle
Mrs Gillian Wilton
Mr Sheraz Butt (Vice Chair)
Councillor Phil Riley
Mr Ali Mangera
Curriculum & Standards Meetings
Governor
25/09/2022
29/01/2024
11/05/2024
Mrs Gillian Wilton
Mr Sheraz Butt (Vice Chair)
Mrs Mandy Pedder
Dr Shazia Hassan
Mrs Nisbat Mhearban

Key Information for Current School Governors

Governor
Committees
Category
Appointed By
Term of Office
Pecuniary Interests
Mr Ron Whittle
Finance & Resources
Local Authority
Local Authority
01/09/26
None
Mrs Gillian Wilton (Headteacher)
Finance & Resources, Curriculum & Standards
Staff
Governing Body
N/A
None
Mrs Victoria Parker
Curriculum & Standards
Co-opted
Covering Body
24/03/24
None
Dr Shazia Hassan
Curriculum & Standards
Co-opted
Parent Election
23/06/24
Parent Governor at Pleckgate High School, Blackburn
Mrs Nisbat Mhearban
Curriculum & Standards
Parent
Parent Election
17/01/27
Ms Amina Diwan (Chair)
Curriculum & Standards
Co-opted
Governing Body
06/12/23
None
Mr Sheraz Butt (Vice Chair)
Finance & Resources, Curriculum & Standards
Co-opted
Governing Body
06/12/23
Works for Together Housing Association. Member of professional body MCIH
Councillor Phil Riley
Finance & Resources
Co-opted
Governing Body
06/12/26
Lead of BwD Borough Council. Executive Member for Growth and Prosperity. Deputy Leader. Represents BwD Council on a number of public bodies-TfN; Marketing Lancashire. Vice Chair of the Darwen Town Deal Board. Secretary of the Blackburn Labour Party. Trustee of Blackburn Foodbank and Blackburn Making Rooms.
Mr Ali Mangera
Finance & Resources
Co-opted
Governing Body
29/03/27
None
Mrs Mandy Pedder
Curriculum & Standards
Co-opted
Governing Body
01/09/26
Teaching & Learning Consultant – LCC
Mr. Yaseen Bahadur
Finance & Resources
Parent
Parent Election
16/06/27
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