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Helping Every Star to Shine




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Welcome to our Governors’ section. 

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor. We keep a record of attendance at meetings which are kept in the School Governors File in the School Office. Governors may be part of either or both committees  (Resources or Curriculum). Meetings are held after school in the Nursery Classroom or via Teams online video calling as appropriate.


New Governors

We are looking for a new parent Governor for September 2022 please contact Angela on or telephone 01282 614636 if you would like more information. The dates for the meetings for this academic year are below.


Governors Attendance

Governor attendance at Meetings 2021-22


Resources and Finance -R

Full Governors - FG

20 Sept

2022 C

20 Sept

2022 R

29 Nov

2022 FG

24 Jan

2023 C

24 Jan

2023 R

21 March

2023 FG

9 May

2023 C

9 May

2023 R

4 July

2023 FG

Mrs Angela Towers 



Mrs Tasleem Kausar


Miss Hilary Clarksonxxx      
Mr Kashif KhalidxxA      
Ms Jan HolmesAAA      

Mrs Nicola Morville 



Gerard Keane

Clerk to Governors


Ian Tunbridge

LCC Finance Officer

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Governing Body Changes 2021-22

we would like to welcome Mr Khalid our new parent Governor who has joined us this year and will be taking the lead for Governor training and Vice Chair of the Resources Committee. We are all looking forward to working with Mr Khalid.


At Woodfield our Governing Body is committed to training to ensure that they have the ability to challenge and support the Headteacher and School to be the best they can be. Future training will focus on finance, curriculum and safeguarding.


Performance Management Committee


H. Clarkson, T.Kausar, S. Waheed


Nominated Governors - 

LASGB- H. Clarkson                                                                      Attendance - N.Morville

SEND - T. Kausar

PREVENT - Chair of Governors

Staff Well Being - T. Kausar

Educational Visits- Chair of Governors

Safeguarding and Child Protection- T Kausar

Link Governor- K Khalid

School Improvement:

- Curriculum Planning 

- Subject Leadership

- Parental Engagement


Pay Committee

 T. Kausar, H. Clarkson, J.Holmes, 


Declarations of Interest

All Governors have completed their declaration of interests for 2022-23 A skills audit hwill be completed and will be collated by H.Clarkson. This will be reviewed in Autumn Term 2023. 

Angela Towers - Governor at Walton Lane Nursery School

Jan Holmes - Headteacher and Governor of Walton Lane Nursery School

                 - Trustee of Early Education

                 - Trustee for Pendle Education

                 - Director of The Rocking Horse Club



Governors at Woodfield Nursery School have completed Strive and Thrive : A happy and well school community training with Ruth Thompson.

Governors have also had training on Safeguarding responsibilities

As a School Governing Body we recognise the importance of well-being in our school. We want the best for the children at Woodfield Nursery School and know that if our staff are well and feel supported this will lead to better quality education for your child.