Governance

Wren Academy Finchley Local Governing Body (LGB)

Wren is a sponsored Multi Academy Trust.  Our main sponsor is the London Diocesan Board for Schools LDBS and our co-sponsor is Berkhamsted School.  Together, sponsor representatives form a majority of members on the Finchley Local Governing Body.

The Governors focus on the continued development of Wren Academy Finchley with the following key roles:

  • Scrutinising attainment and progress through the academy
  • Monitoring the achievement of key strategic priorities
  • Engaging with key stakeholders
  • Offer the Academy Leadership Team challenge and support

Governors also carry out a range of other duties in the Academy such as serving on panels to consider parental concerns or attending student disciplinary hearings.

Our Local Governing Body is made up as follows:

  • 6 Governors nominated by the LDBS
  • 2 Governors nominated by Berkhamsted School
  • 3 co-opted Governors (co-opted Governors are selected by the LGB itself)
  • 1 Governor nominated by the local authority (this Governor serves a four year term of office)
  • 2 Governors elected by parents (these Governor serve a three year term of office).
  • 1 Governor elected by staff (this Governor serves a three year term of office).

The Principal serves as a Governor.

The Local Governing Body is also able to appoint Associate Governors according to need.  These colleagues attend Governors' meetings but do not have voting rights.

Please click here to see information on Governors' business interests.

Governors

Structure

Governor Name

Governor Type

Date of Appointment

Kim Archer, Chair of Governors

LDBS

01.01.2008

Sylvia Duthie, Vice Chair of Governors

LDBS

01.01.2008

Mel Adams

LDBS

01.01.2008

Linda Turner

LDBS

01.01.2008

Olivia Ellah

LDBS

01.06.2016

The Revd Gregory Platten

LDBS

01.07.2017

Karen O'Connor

Berkhamsted School

19.02.2018

Fran Hargrove

Local Authority

19.02.2018

Diana Squires

Co-opted

15.09.2017

Stephen Coleman

Co-opted

03.12/2018

Mary Findlow

Co-opted

01.09.2017

Helen Foster

Parent Governor

01.03.2017

Gavin Smith

Principal

31.07.2017

Bejal Patel

Staff Governor

01.09.2017

Please click here to see a list of our Governors that have left within the last 12 months.

Contact can be made with the Chair or Parent Governor in writing via the Academy's postal address:

Wren Academy
Hilton Avenue
LONDON
N12 9HB
or attached to an e-mail via susan.hannigan@wrenacademy.org