‘Bless us to encourage, love and learn’

Telephone: 020 7254 5598

Our Governing Body is made up out of appointed, elected and ex-officio members.

Members of the Board 2018 – 19 include:

Timothy Meaker (parent), Chair of Governors, appointed by the London Diocesan Board for Schools (20/09/16 to 19.08.20).  In 2016 Tim was Parochial Church Council appointed governor until 31.08.16

Lindsey Cordwell, Vice Chair of Governors, appointed by the Islington Deanery (18.10.16 to 17.10.20)

Alison Ball, appointed by the Local Authority (23.03.16 to 22.03.20)

Susan Perriam, appointed by the London Diocesan Board for Schools (01.07.15 to 30.06.19)

Tracy Batchelor, elected by the staff (03.2018 – 03.2022)

(Vacancy from August 2016), elected by the Parochial Church Council of St Jude and St Paul’s Church

Ruth Watson, elected parent governor (06.10.16 to 05.10.20)

Amelie Taralle, elected parent governor (22.10.15 to 21.10.19)

Nichola West (parent), appointed by the Islington Deanery (23.02.15 to 22.09.19)

Adeola Oladejo, headteacher, ex-offico (September 2017 – ongoing)

(Vacant), vicar of St Paul with St Jude’s, ex-officio

Clerking: The main Governing Body meetings are clerked by the LDBS Clerking Service. Committees are clerked by Jan Brown.

Committee Structure: There are two main committees which oversee various aspects of the school’s work.  Each committee has Terms of Reference which guides their work.

General Purposes Committee: Chaired by Susan Perriam.  This committee looks at finances, staffing, policy regulations and compliance.

Curriculum, Standards and Community Committee: Chaired by Ruth Watson.  This committee focuses on whole school attainment and progress, curriculum development, working in partnership with parents, St Jude & St Paul’s Church and the wider school community.

Governors’ Register of Interest Each governor is required to complete a Governors’ Register of Interests Form and declare their business interest and/or conflict of interest.

The following governors have declared an interest:

Alison Ball is a Drama teacher in a secondary school (where some of our former pupils attend)

Timothy Meaker’s wife is a member of the teaching staff.

Susan Perriam is a Foundation governor at Sir John Cass’s Foundation and Redcoat CofE Secondary School and Sixth Form College.

Contacting a Governor If you would like to contact a member of the governing body you can:

  • Telephone or email the school office with your contact details which they will forward on to the chair of governors (020 7254 5598 – admin@sjsp.islington.sch.uk)