Broadfield Primary School Governing Body as of 1st September 2016.

Broadfield Primary School Governing Body is made up of 11 members.

In July 2018 Broadfield Primary School was awarded the governor mark.

The full governing body meets every half term. The first meeting each term focuses on Local Authority agenda items and the second meeting each term focuses on school strategy related strategy and issues.

Reporting into the main governing body is a finance commitee and a curriculum commitee that meet half termly.

Two governors hold a position of governor at another school.

Name Role Appointed Expiry Last Attended DBS
Mrs Patricia Stennett Headteacher 01.09.2006 01.09.2026 21.06.2018 Yes
Mr Peter Forshaw  Co-opted  08.10.2015 08.10.2019 21.06.2018 Yes
Mrs Georgina Andrewes Co-opted (Chair) 08.10.2015 07.10.2019 21.06.2018 Yes
Mrs Elaine Carroll Co-opted 08.10.2015 09.10.2019 21.06.2018 Yes
Mr Martin Griffin Co-opted 08.10.2015 09.10.2019 21.06.2018 Yes
Mr Mohammed Zahid Co-opted 08.10.2015 09.10.2019 21.06.2018 Yes
Mrs Lorna Philip Local Authority 24.09.2014 23.09.2018 03.05.2018 Yes
Mrs Elisabeth Farrand Parent 24.10.2008 23.10.2018 19.10.2017 Yes
Mrs Carol Walker Staff 17.06.2016 17.09.2020 21.06.2018 Yes
Ms Uzma Bibi Parent 02.02.2017 02.06.2019 21.06.2018 Yes
Mr Chris Hamilton


01.02.2018 01.02.2020 01.02.2018  Yes


Governor Allowances Policy - PDF

Register of Business Interests - PDF

Training Undertaken by Governors - PDF


All matters are handled at full governors meetings apart from the following commitees:

Curriculum - Miss E Farrand, Miss L Phillip, Mr P Forshaw, Mrs C Walker, Mrs E Carroll, Mr C Hamilton and Mrs G Andrewes

Finance - Mr M Griffin, Mr M Zahid, Mr P Forshaw, Mrs C Walker, Mrs G Andrewes, Mrs E Carroll, Ms U Bibi and Mr C Hamilton

Complaints/Pay/Staff Discipline/Significant Change/Grievance - Miss L Phillip, Mr M Griffin, Mr M Zahid, Mrs G Andrewes

Appeals - Mr P Forshaw, Ms U Bibi, Miss E Farrand

SEND - Mrs G Andrewes


As of October 2017 we have appointed lead governors as detailed below:

Analyse Information and Data - Mr P Forshaw

Pupil Premium - Ms U Bibi

Data Protection Officer - Mr P Forshaw

Child Protection - Miss L Phillip

Looked After Children - Mrs G Andrewes

Closing the gap for EAL learners - Mrs E Carroll

Early Years/Foundation - Mrs E Carroll

English - Miss E Farrand

Financial Health and Efficiency - Mr P Forshaw

Health and Safety in Education - Mr M Zahid

Human Resources Education Policy - Miss L Phillip

Link Governor - Mrs E Carroll

Mathematics - Mr M Zahid

P.E. - Miss L Phillip

Safeguarding of Children including PREVENT Duty - Miss L Phillip

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) - Mrs G Andrewes


If you wish to contact our Governing Body  - please direct your enquiry to our Chair of Governors by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively contact the school on 0161 665 3030 and ask for the Business Manager who will put you in touch with the correct person.


If you are interested in becoming a school governor and would like to know more then please watch this video: Inspiring Governance - Would You Believe?

Contact Info



Ms PA Stennett (Headteacher), Broadfield Primary School, Goddard Street, Oldham, OL8 1LH


(0161) 665 3030


(0161) 624 9445

Please contact Mrs C Charnock - Business Manager or Ms P.A Stennett for any queries/further information.