Firs Primary Governing Body

Our Governing Body play an important role in supporting the Board of Trustees and providing key elements of local governance for schools.The Governing Body are responsible for:

  • Ensuring the academy is operating within the mission and ethos of the trust and contributing to the trust’s key strategic priorities.
  • Monitoring the quality of teaching and learning, attendance, behaviour and safety, within the academy and progress against the academy improvement plan.
  • Holding school leaders to account for improvement of standards in the school.
  • Engaging with wider academy activities as a means of monitoring overall quality.
  • Ensuring compliance with the Trusts policy for Safeguarding and that the Academy maintains a ‘culture of vigilance in respect of all safeguarding matters.

Our Governors

Governors can be contacted via email to the school by letter to the school.

Please mark your email or letter FAO the Chair of Governors and we will ensure that your communication is passed on. Any emails will be handled in confidence.

Name Role
Sally Leese Chair of Governors
Arwa Kassim Governor
Brit Dale Governor
Harpinder Singh Governor (Vice Chair & SEND)
Nicola Lynch Governor (Safeguarding)
Simon Taylor Governor


Board of Trustees

Graham Parker – Board Chair

Clive Bailey – Vice Chair

David Hawker

Peter Freeth

Hetal Parmar

Joan Low

Scott Kind

Darren Walsh

Aftab Chughtai

Athos Chrysanthou

Emma Beswick

Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust Governance Group