New Islington Primary School

Our Governors

All the governors and associate members of New Islington Free School listed below have signed the Register of Personal, Pecuniary or Business Interests.

Current Governing Body

Current Governors
Past Governors
Role/Type Name Term of Office Appointed By Pecuniary Interests

Chair of Governors, Member

Vacant N/A N/A N/A

Chair of Governors, Member, Chair of Pupil Progress & Teaching and Learning

Mr M Boulton 6.12.17 - 5.12.21 Governing Body Governor at East Manchester Academy

Member, Chair of Finances, Resources, Health Safety and Audit

Mrs MC Bolton 6.12.13 - 5.12.21 Governing Body Governor at MGS
Member Mr S V Leeming 6.12.00 - 5.12.21 Governing Body Governor at Children's of Success Trust, works for Qatari Foundation, Trustee and company director - COSST Advisory Council Member - New Schools Network
Parent Governor Mr R Goodaire 6.12.17 - 5.12.21 Parents Works at BBC
Parent Governor Mr I Ussenudoh  6.12.10 - 5.12.21  Parents None
Staff Governor Miss L Ritchie 6.12.17 - 5.12.21   Staff TBC 

Health and Safety Governor, Safeguarding Governor

Mr S Foster 6.12.17 - 5.12.21  Governing Body Works at Manchester Grammar School 
Chair of Teaching and Learning Mrs L Hamilton  6.12.17 - 5.12.21  Governing Body Governor at Children's of Success Trust, Works for MGS 
Member Mr J Headifen 6.12.10 - 5.12.21   Governing Body TBC 
Community Governor Mrs A Ryan  6.12.17 - 5.12.21   Governing Body None 
Governor Mr A Shan 6.12.10 - 5.12.21    Governing Body None
Governor Dr N Bhayankara 6.12.17 - 5.12.21    Governing Body None
Head Teacher and CEO Mrs T Smith  6.12.17 - 5.12.21   N/A Partner works at Manchester Grammar School 

Clerk to Governors

Ms K Spooner N/A N/A  TBC 

 

Role/Type Name Term of Office Appointed By Pecuniary Interests
Chair of Governors, Member Edward Watkins 6.2.12 - 13.8.21 Foundation/sponsor members None
Chief Financial Officer Paula Millward 19.2.13 - 30.4.21 N/A None
Governor Ralph Cunnington 27.3.18 - 31.8.20 Governing Body None
Staff Governor  Sarah Bailey  9.10.17 - 31.8.20  Governing Body None

Governor Attendance at Meetings

Use the drop down menus below to view the Attendance at meetings for each Governor Committee.

Full Governing Body Meetings 2020/21

Name Type of Governor Number of eligible meetings Number of meetings attended
Maurice Watkins Governor/Member (Chair) 4 4
Imoh Ussenudoh Parent Governor 4 2
Larissa Ritchie Staff Governor 4 3
Dr Nuthana
Bhayankaram
Governor 4 4
Clare Bolton Governor/Member 4 4
Martin Boulton Governor/Member 4 4
Richard Goodaire Parent Governor 4 4
Aziz Shan Governor 4 4
Steve Foster Governor 4 3
Linda Hamilton Governor 4 3
Tabitha Smith Headteacher (ex-officio) 4 4
Anne Ryan Community Governor 4 4

Finance, Resources, Health & Safety and Audit Committee 2020/21

Name Type of Governor Number of eligible meetings Number of meetings attended
Clare Bolton Governor/Member
(Committee Chair)
3 3
Martin Boulton Governor/Member 3 3
Tabitha Smith Headteacher (ex-officio) 3 3
Steve Foster Governor 3 1
Maurice Watkins Governor/Member 3 1
Aziz Shan Governor 3 2

PPRG and T&L Committee 2020/21

Name Type of Governor Number of eligible meetings Number of meetings attended
Martin Boulton Governor/Member
(Committee Chair)
3 1
Larissa Ritchie Staff Governor 3 3
Linda Hamilton Governor 3 3
Richard Goodaire Parent Governor 3 3
Steve Foster Governor 3 2
Tabitha Smith Headteacher (ex-officio) 3 3
Imoh Ussenudoh Parent Governor 3 0

Communications & Marketing Committee 2020/21

Name Type of Governor Number of eligible meetings Number of meetings attended
Dr Nuthana
Bhayankaram
Governor 1 1
Richard Goodaire Parent Governor 1 0
Anne Ryan Community Governor 1 1
Aziz Shan Governor (Committee
Chair)
1 1
Tabitha Smith Headteacher (ex-officio) 1 1
Imoh Ussenudoh Parent Governor 1 1
Larissa Ritchie Staff Governor 1 1

Remuneration Committee 2020/21

Name Type of Governor Number of eligible meetings Number of meetings attended
Maurice Watkins Governor (Chair and
Committee Chair)
2 2
Clare Bolton Governor/Member 2 2
 Martin Boulton Governor/Member 2 2
Linda Hamilton Governor 2 2

Full Governing Body Meetings 2019/20

Name Type of Governor Number of eligible meetings Number of meetings attended
Maurice Watkins Governor (Chair and
Committee Chair)
4 4
Imoh Ussenudoh Parent Governor 4 4
Sarah Bailey Staff Governor 4 4
Dr Nuthana Bhayankaram Governor 4 4
Clare Bolton Governor/Member 4 3
Martin Boulton Governor/Member 4 4
Richard Goodaire Parent Governor 4 3
Ralph Cunnington Co-opted Governor (Parent) 4 2
Aziz Shan Governor 4 2
Steve Foster Governor 4 3
Linda Hamilton Governor 4 2
Tabitha Smith Headteacher (ex-officio) 4 4
Anne Ryan Community Governor 4 3

Finance, Resources, Health & Safety and Audit Committee 2019/20

Name Type of Governor Number of eligible meetings Number of meetings attended
Clare Bolton Governor/Member (Committee Chair) 3 3
Martin Boulton Governor/Member 3 2
Tabitha Smith Headteacher (ex-officio) 3 3
Ralph Cunnington Co-opted Governor (Parent) 3 2
Steve Foster Governor 3 2
Maurice Watkins Governor/Member 3 3
Aziz Shan Governor 3 2

PPRG and T&L Committee 2019/20

Name Type of Governor Number of eligible meetings Number of meetings attended
Martin Boulton Governor/Member (Committee Chair)  3 2
Sarah Bailey Staff Governor 3 2
Linda Hamilton  Governor 3 2
Richard Goodaire Parent Governor 3 2
Steve Foster Governor 3 2
Tabitha Smith Headteacher (ex-officio) 3 3
Imoh Ussenudoh Parent Governor 3 2

Communications & Marketing Committee 2019/20

Name Type of Governor Number of eligible meetings Number of meetings attended
Ralph Cunnington Co-opted Governor (Parent) (Committee Chair) 2 2
Sarah Bailey Staff Governor 2 1
Dr Nuthana Bhayankaram Governor 2 1
 Richard Goodaire   Parent Governor 2 0
Anne Ryan  Community Governor  2 2
 Aziz Shan  Governor 2 1
 Tabitha Smith Headteacher (ex-officio)  2 2
 Imoh Ussenudoh Parent Governor  2 1

Remuneration Committee 2019/20

Name Type of Governor Number of eligible meetings Number of meetings attended
Maurice Watkins Governor (Chair and
Committee Chair)
1 1
Clare Bolton Governor/Member 1 1
Martin Boulton Governor/Member 1 1
Linda Hamilton Governor 1 1