“The governing body is forward-thinking in its approach to governance.” Ofsted March 2017

The Governing Body works closely with the Headteacher in the management and leadership of the school to ensure that the school continues to maintain its high standards as well as improve and develop further. The full Governing Body meets twice each term, with additional meetings for committees.

GB Meeting Dates 2023-24

Minutes of previous meetings are available to download below or hardcopies can be requested from the office.

26 September 2022

2 November 2022

10 January 2023

1 March 2023

27 April 2023

6 June 2023

17 July 2023

Our report to parents from the Resources Committee is available here:  Resources Committee Report to Parents November 2020
A link to our school’s page on the Schools Financial Benchmarking Service is HERE

If you would like to talk to a governor then please contact the school office. There are photos of all of us on this page so please feel free to have a chat if you see one of us at an event or in the playground.

Download a letter of introduction from our Chair, Anna Chaudhri Letter from Anna (GB Chair) .

Members of the Governing Body (during the past 12 months)

NameCommitteesCategory of GovernorAppointed ByTerm EndRelevant Business InterestsGovernor at Other SchoolsRelationship with Other Governors or Staff
Stephen AtkinsonResources, Personnel. PWLCo-optedGoverning BodySeptember 2027Deputy HeadNoneNone
Paula Ayliffe
Resources, Personnel, Pupil Wellbeing & Learning (PWL)Co-optedGoverning BodyRetired October 2023Co-HeadteacherNoneNone
Clare BartletPersonnel (Chair), Disciplinary, Salary, HTPMCo-optedGoverning BodyJuly 2023NoneNoneNone
Anna Chaudhri
Resources, Personnel,
Dismissal Appeal,
Salary Appeal,
Head Teacher Performance Management (HTPM)
Co-optedGoverning BodyJune 2024NoneNoneNone
Graeme CooperPersonnelCo-optedGoverning BodySeptember 2027
Alison Cox
PWL (Chair),
Dismissal Appeal,
Co-optedGoverning BodySeptember 2023Dance Teacher, Eden Dance Centre, Chesterton & Colours of Dance Histon RoadNoneNone
Serin DabbResources, HTPMParentElectedFebruary 2027
Solma ErfanPersonnel, SalaryParentElectedFebruary 2027NoneNoneSister employed by Mayfield
Patrick GoslingResources, SalaryCo-OptedGoverning BodyJune 2026NoneNoneNone
Judith Greenwood
PWL, Resources (Chair), Salary, Conciliation
Local AuthorityLocal AuthorityResigned July 2023NoneNoneNone
Donna Hubbard-YoungPWLCo-OptedGoverning BodyResigned July 2023Head of School at Chesterton Community CollegeNoneNone
Richard KerridgePWLCo-optedGoverning BodyResigned July 2023NoneNoneNone
Halina KonopackaPWLCo-optedGoverning BodyResigned December 2022NoneNoneNone
Rehana KousarResources, SalaryParentElectedFebruary 2027NoneNoneNone
Eugene KrasnikovPWLParentElectedFebruary 2027NoneNoneNone
Andrew MonteathResources (Chair)ParentElectedJanuary 2025Director of of two real companiesNoneNone
Ciara MurrayPWLCo-optedGoverning BodyJanuary 2027Member of staffNoneNone
Ann NichollsPWLStaffElectedOctober 2024Member of staffNoneTwo children employed by Mayfield
Jessica RowsonPersonnel, HTPMCo-optedGoverning BodySeptember 2025NoneNoneNone
Jack RudinResourcesCo-optedGoverning BodySeptember 2027
Sarah StepneyPersonnel, Resources, PWLHeadteacherN/ACo-HeadteacherNoneNone
Will TaylorPersonnel, SalaryParentElectedFebruary 2027NoneNoneNone
Guilheme Zuhlke O'ConnorPWL, SalaryParentElectedFebruary 2027Director of a software companyNoneNone

Governor Attendance at Meetings

These tables record governor attendance at full governing body and committee meetings:

Governor Attendance at Meetings 2020-21
Governor Attendance at Meetings 2021-22
Governor Attendance at Meetings 2022-23
Governor Attendance at Meetings 2023-24


Governor Vacancies

We currently have some governor vacancies.  If you are interested and want to find out more please contact Louise O’Gorman, via the school office.