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Would you like to find out more about how you can support our school by joining the board of directors?  The document below will give you more information about the role.


Joining the Willowcroft Board of Directors

Dear Parents


At Willowcroft we aim to provide a caring, stimulating and healthy learning environment in which all pupils are given the opportunity to achieve their full potential.   We are proud of our reputation as an inclusive, friendly and welcoming school.


We strongly value our partnerships with parents and aspire to involve you in your child’s education and development. 


Willowcroft is run by a Board of Directors who work with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to ensure that your children get the education they deserve. We set the school's strategic direction, policies, objectives and budget as well as challenging and supporting the Headteacher to raise standards.


All of the school's Directors are proud of the school, the teachers, support staff and the pupils, who make excellent progress while they are at the school.


The Directors attend parents evenings and many other school events so please do not hesitate to let us know if you have any concerns we can help with.


Mitt Nathwani

Chair of Governors



Academy Schools are run by a Board of Directors, previously known as the Governing Body. Directors work with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to ensure the children get a good education.


The governing body  is responsible for ensuring that the school it is run to promote children’s achievement.

Its duties include:


  • setting strategic direction, policies and objectives
  • approving the school budget
  • reviewing progress against the school's budget and objectives
  • appointing, challenging and supporting the Headteacher


The Board of Directors /Governing Body of Willowcroft Academy Trust is currently made up of 11 members. They include:

  • Parent Governors
  • Staff Governors
  • Community Governors 


  • Mitt Nathwani (Parent Governor), Chair of Governors, Acting Safeguarding Governor
  • Malcolm Edge (Community Governor), Vice Chair of Governors and Chair of Finance and Resources Committee
  • Jo Flanagan (Parent Governor), Chair of Curriculum and Attainment Committee
  • Jane Hemery (Head Teacher)
  • Amanda Doy (Staff Governor)       
  • James Doman (Staff Governor)
  • Richard Williams (Community Governor)
  • Luce Carter (Community Governor)
  • Mocky Khan (Parent Governor)
  • James Cane (Parent Governor)
  • Jocelyn English (Parent Governor)


The Clerk to the Governors is Isobel Kent. 


Governors may be contacted via the clerk at the following email address:

Mitt Nathwani is the Safeguarding Governor.





Governor Meeting Dates  

Pay Committee

Finance and Audit Committee

28 September 2020


Full Governing Body

12 October 2020

 T1  Curriculum and Attainment Committee  19 October 2020
 T2  Full Governing Body  07 December 2020


Pay Committee

Finance and Audit Committee

25 January 2021


Curriculum and Attainment Committee

08 February 2021


Full Governing Body

15 March 2021


Finance and Audit Committee

26 April 2021


Curriculum and Attainment Committee

10 May 2021


Full Governing Body

12 July 2021

Governor Attendance at Meetings, 2018-2019