The Structure of Horsforth School’s Governing Body

The Governing Body is comprised of Community Governors, Staff Governors and Parent Governors. Governors are appointed to serve a four year term in accordance with an instrument of government agreed by the Governing Body. The Community Governors are appointed at a meeting of the Governing Body on the basis of nominations received. Parent Governors are elected by Parents/carers of the children attending Horsforth School. Staff Governors are elected by staff of Horsforth School. Leeds City Council nominates the LA Governor.

Organisational Structure

The Governing Body meets as a full body a minimum of four times throughout the year to discuss:

  • Strategic matters of Horsforth School and
  • Significant operational developments.

There are four committees which meet once per term on which a designated number of Governors sit. These are:

  • Curriculum Committee
  • Pastoral Committee
  • Finance & premises Committee
  • Strategy & Personnel Committee


Governing Body Committee Members

Governor Responsibilities


Further Details

The Chair of Governors is Mr Roland Meredith, who can be contacted via school.

If you are interested in becoming a Horsforth School Governor please contact the school.