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The West Thornton Primary Academy strives is an outstanding school at the heart of the local community in which every child is empowered to have self-belief and to aspire to achieve her/his highest potential. We are made up of governors appointed by the Board, two parents and one staff governor and the Head of School.

The Governing Body:
•is accountable for the performance of the school to parents and the wider community
•plans the school’s future direction
•monitors, audit and intervenes on safeguarding and health and safety issues
•makes decisions on the school’s budget
•makes sure a broad and balanced Curriculum is well taught
•makes sure the school provides for all pupils including those with special needs

UNDER CONSTRUCTION COMPLETION DATE 20/12/19. The Governing Body of West Thornton Primary Academy


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Hafsa Adan 

Appointed Governor
Term of Office: 

Sherelle Bushay 

Appointed Governor 

Term of Office: 
01/09/2016 to 31/08/2020

Raising Achievement Committee

No declaration of Interest

Vanessa Halam
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Lee McLernon Elizabeth  Mohothars - Chair of Governors  Shreya Patel - Vice Chair of Governors
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Henry Okwechime Ami Shirley Cordelia Shooter

Julie Newman is the Clerk to the governing body.  If you wish to contact the governors or have any questions about the governing body or wish to make a formal complaint then please email Julie the Clerk. :

For the governors attendance record for the year 2018 to 2019 please click here.






If you would like to contact our Governors please email them via the Clerk

Please email if you need further information on the Governing Body or a copy of the minutes of the meetings.