Governing Board Vision Statement

We aspire to support, positively challenge and enable the Head teacher and staff to fulfil the school's Vision Statement for the children of West Heath Nursery School.

Our vision is that, as a Governing Board, we will support the Head teacher in driving improvements, safeguarding all children and developing links with parents, stakeholders and the wider community of West Heath Nursery School.


West Heath Nursery School: 'Creating a safe, secure environment in which all children can grow in confidence, independence and happiness together.'


Our Full Governing Board meets once per half term and is currently made up of the following members: 

  • Jacqui Jackson - Head Teacher
  • Flavia Highfield - Chair of Governors, Co-opted Governor, Training, Health & Safety, HT Performance Management, Resources, 
  • Alison McConnell - Vice-Chair of Governors, Co-opted Governor, Safeguarding and Wellbeing, Safer Recruitment, HT Performance Management, Pay Committee
  • Joanna Leavy -  Co-opted Governor, Pay Committee, EYPP, Resources
  • Ella Adams - Co-opted Governor
  • Pat Butler - Co-opted Governor, Curriculum, Resources
  • Andy McHale - Co-opted Governor, Finance, HT Performance Management, Resources, Pay Committee
  • Maggy Kelly - LA Governor, SEND
  • Michelle Aldworth - Staff Governor
  • Claire Parsons - Parent Governor, Wellbeing
  • Nicola Chapman- Clerk to the Governing Board

We currently have 2 Governor vacancies.

NB All Governors have full voting rights at each Full Governing Body Meeting.