Trafalgar Infant School is a community school belonging to the Trafalgar Schools' Federation (TSF).

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Our Governing Body

The Trafalgar Schools' Federation (TSF) Governing Body consists of the Headteacher, Staff and Parent Governors, a Local Authority Governor and Co-opted Governors.  

The Federation Governors have a legal responsibility for the overall management of each school individually and collectively and are actively involved in school life. The Governors form a management committee to support the Headteacher and two school management teams. Find out more about our Governing Body below.

Governing Body Vacancies

Trafalgar Infant School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

We currently have no vacancies.

Staff Vacancies

Trafalgar Infant School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

We currently have no vacancies 

Our School Governors

Parent Governors are elected by parents with children at either of the Trafalgar schools, for a 4 year term.

The Staff Governor is elected by the staff of  both Trafalgar schools, for a 4 year term.

Co-opted Governors are appointed by the governing body for a 4 year term.

The LA Governor is nominated by the Local Authority  and appointed by the governing body for a 4 year term.

If you have a concern or a complaint please see our Complaints Policy which can be found on our Polices page.

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Sub-Committees of the Governing Body

The full governing body (FGB) meets at least once a term. In order that issues such as finance, building maintenance, staffing, pupils welfare and the monitoring of developments in the teaching curriculum are addressed, the Governing Body divides into sub-committees. Each Governor is a member of at least one of the following sub-committees:

  • Teaching, Learning and Assessment (TL&A)
  • Finance & Resources (F&R)
  • Pupils, Parents & Community (PPC)
  • Pay

The current Chair of the FGB is Harry Owen
The current Vice Chair of the FGB is Ciaran Jones

If you would like to contact the Governing Body please email governors@trafalgarfederation.org.uk

TSF Governing Body Register of Interests 2021-2022

Name:
Category of Governor:
Committees:
Appointed By:
Date of Appointment:
Term of Office:
Pecuniary Interests:Previous Attendance Record: 2020 - 2021
Jamie Allen
Deputy HT of TJS
Associate Member
TL&A
Governing Body reappointment on
28 September 2021
4 Years
None registered.N/a
Piers Allen
LA Governor
Resources & Pay
Governing Body reappointment
28 September 2021
4 Years
Medical publications consultant. Trustee of Lincoln Ave Estate Residents Assn. member of: FORCE, FO Kneller Gardens, FO Twick Green, Kingston Hosp Governing Council. LA responsibilities: Richmond Health & Wellbeing Board, Adult Social Care, Health & Housing Committee, Twick & Rich Lib Dems. Spouse is a senior medical professional at Guys Hosp. 10/11
Simon Bradley
Co-Opted
TL&A and F&R
Governing Body reappointment
28 September 2021
4 Years
Related to a member of school staff.10/10
Olubukola Braithwaite
Co-Opted
PPC and F&R
Governing Body reappointment
28 September 2021
4 Years
None registered.6/10
Jane Burton
Co-Opted
TL&A and PPC
Governing Body reappointment
12 October 2021
4 Years
Is a member of school staff and has a child who attends a school in the locality.10/10
Richard Castle
Co-opted
PPC
Governing Body appointment
09 March 2021
4 Years
Has children who attend one of the schools.6/7
Kevin Chung
Co-Opted
PPC and F&R
Governing Body appointment
09 March 2021
4 Years
Director of IT at Dukes Education
Has a children who attend one of the schools.
7/7
Rafina Iqbal
Staff Governor
PPC
Elected by Staff of both schools on 11/10/2021
4 Years
None registered.N/a
Jo Dyson
Co-Opted
TL&A
Governing Body appointment
17 May 2019
4 Years
None registered.7/7
Nandita Hume
SBM TJS
Associate Member
F&R
Governing Body appointment
6 December 2017
4 Years
None registered.N/a
Ciaran Jones
Co-Opted
TL&A and F&R
Governing Body appointment
13 September 2018
4 Years
Has children who attend the two schools.6/8
Sarah Keefe
Ex-Officio by virtue of being HT
A member of the GB as Ex-Officio having joined TSF on 1 September 2021None registeredN/a
Param Kundi
Parent
TL&A
Elected by Parents of both schools
7 November 2017
4 Years
None registered.5/7
Tom Lalonde
Parent
F&R and PPC
Elected by Parents of both schools
3 October 2018
4 Years
None registered.7/7
Fiona OptHolt
Deputy HT of TIS
Associate Member
TL&A
Governing Body reappointment
28 September 2021
4 Years
None registered.11/11
Harry Owen
Co-Opted
F&R
Governing Body appointment
2 October 2018
4 Years
Has children who attend locality schools. Works for a media company. Is a close family friend of a member of school staff.6/7
Laura Sands
SBM TIS
Associate Member
F&R
Governing Body appointment
5 December 2017
4 Years
None registered.N/a
Debra Staynes
School Secretary TIS
Associate Member
PPC
Governing Body appointment
5 December 2017
4 Years
None registered.N/a

Past Members of the Governing Body

Name, Category of Governor &
Committees:

Appointed By &
Date:
Term of Office:
Pecuniary Interests:Attendance Record :

Francois Cote
Co-Opted
F&R and Pay
Governing Body appointment
26 September 2017
4 Years
Left on 26 June 2021
None registered8/11
Caroline Jenkins
Staff
PPC
Elected by the staff of both schools on
5 October 2018
4 Years
Resigned on 29 June 2021
None registered5/7