Governors


Board of Governors 2015/2016


At Akaal Primary School, we have Parent Governors (elected by the parent body), Staff Governors (two governors elected by the staff body), Trust Governors (appointed by the members) and a Foundation Governor nominated by Sikh community and headteacher as ex-officio.

Name Role
Daljit Singh Virk Chair of Governors
Member of the Akaal Academy Trust, Derby, Trust Governor
Committee – Finance and Human Resources

Re-elected

Term of Office:
06.07.18 - 05.07.22

Attendance at FGB meetings
2014-2015: 12/12
2015-2016: 5/6
2016-2017:4/4
2017-2018:3/4

No relevant business interests declared 29.09.15
Paramjit Kaur Vice-Chair & Trust Governor (SEN)
Committee – Finance and Human Resources

Re-elected

Term of Office:
06.07.18 - 05.07.22

Attendance at FGB meetings
2014-2015: 10/12
2015-2016: 6/6
2016-2017:3/4
2017-2018:4/4

No relevant business interests declared 03/11/15
Julie Fellowes Headteacher/ Ex- officio
Committee - Finance and Human Resources, Safeguarding, pupil welfare and premises & Education & Standards

Term of Office:
06.07.14 - 05.07.18 (Staff Governor)
06.07.18 - 05.07.22 (Ex- Officio)

Attendance at FGB meetings
2014-2015: 11/11
2015-2016: 6/6
2016-2017:4/4
2017-2018:4/4

Business interests declared 05.10.15 - Director, Julie Kennedy Educational Ltd
Navjot Kaur Virk Trust Governor (Safeguarding and Children Looked After governor)
Committee - Safeguarding, pupil welfare and premises (Chair)
Term of Office:
06.07.14 - 05.07.18

Re-elected

Term of Office:
06.07.18 - 05.07.22

Attendance at FGB meetings
2014-2015: 6/12
2015-2016: 6/6
2016-2017:4/4
2017-2018:4/4

Business interests declared 03.11.15 - Father-in-law is Chair of Governors and a member of the Akaal Academy Trust Derby
Elaine Bowen Trust Governor
Committee - Education and Standards

Term of Office:
06.07.14 - 05.07.18

Re-elected

Term of Office:
06.07.18 - 05.07.22

Attendance at FGB meetings
2014-2015: 9/12
2015-2016: 5/6
2016-2017: 4/4
2017-2018: 2/4

Business interests declared 12.04.16 - Headteacher: Lightwoods Primary School and Teaching School Alliance
Rod Dubrow-Marshall Trust Governor (Pupil Premium)
Committee - Education and Standards (Chair)

Term of Office:
08.09.15 - 07.09.19

Attendance at FGB meetings
2014-2015: n/a
2015-2016: 3/6
2016-2017 :3/4
2017-2018:4/4

No relevant business interest declared 17.08.15
Maninder Purewal Parent Governor
Committee - Safeguarding, pupil welfare and premises

Term of Office
01.12.15 - 30.11.19

Attendance at FGB meetings
2014-2015: n/a
2015-2016: 3/6
2016-2017:4/4
2017-2018:3/4

Business Interest declared 14.04.16 - Father is a member of the Akaal Academy Trust
Sarbjit Bitter Trust Governor (Finance)
Committee - Finance and Human Resources (Chair)

Term of Office:
20.09.14 - 19.09.18

Re-elected

Term of Office:
20.09.18 - 19.09.22

Attendance at FGB meetings
2014-2015: 4/5
2015-2016: 4/6
2016-2017:4/4
2017-2018:3/4

No relevant business interests declared
Manjit Singh Garcha Parent Governor
Committee – Finance and Human resources

Term of Office:
01.12.15 - 30.11.19 (Resigned on 9/12/18)

Attendance at FGB meetings
2014-2015: n/a
2015-2016: 3/6
2016-2017:3/4
2017-2018:3/4

Business Interest declared 14.04.16 - Father is a member of the Akaal Academy Trust
Paramjit Singh Bilan Parent Governor
Term of Office:
07.03.19-06.03.23

Attendance at FGB meetings
Opinderjit Thakar Faith Governor (Sikh Faith)
Committee - Education and Standards

Term of Office:
06.07.14 - 05.07.18 (Resigned 18.07.17)

Attendance at FGB meetings
2014-2015: 3/12
2015-2016: 3/6
2016-2017:0/4

No relevant business interests declared 23.9.15
Heather Carr Staff Governor

Term of Office:
25.09.18-24.09.22

Attendance at FGB meetings
Mathew Hallam Staff Governor

Term of Office:
07.03.19-06.03.23

Attendance at FGB meetings
Balbir Mashiana Trust Governor (Audit)
Committee - Finance and Human Resources

Term of Office:
06.07.14 - 05.07.18(Resigned in July 2018)

Attendance at FGB meetings
2014-2015: 4/12
2015-2016: 4/6
2016-2017:2/4
2017-2018:1/4

No relevant business interests declared 06/10/15

Additional Information


Akaal Academy Trust Derby Ltd - Articles of Association

Akaal Primary School - Funding Agreement