Oak Wood School

School Governing Body

Members of the Governing Body take a full and active role in the school. They work very closely with the Headteacher and senior staff in a positive and highly effective partnership.

Alloysius Frederick – Chair

Alloysius has extensive experience as a chair of governors, including on Interim Executive Boards, helping to manage schools to become Good. In 2016 he was asked to Chair the IEB of a school in Brent after they was given a notice to improve and the Governing Body removed. Alloysius Chaired the IEB that managed and led the School out of the formal notice to its current position of a school that is now considered Good by OFSTED in March 2016.

Alloysius has been a National Leader of Governance since 2014 and enjoys bringing about whole school improvement through effective and proactive leadership.

Joanna Wagstaffe – Vice Chair

Joanna has extensive experience as a chair of governors, including helping to lead schools to become Good and Outstanding. Joanna is Academic Registrar at a university, which means that she lives and breathes standards and quality assurance in education.

Graham Young

Graham is a CIPFA qualified accountant with over ten years of experience working in finance related roles within the education sector, supporting schools in three different local authorities. Since January 2015 Graham has been the Lead Finance Business Partner for schools in Hillingdon.

Dan Stent

As Senior Assistant Headteacher of an Outstanding local school, Dan has experience in leading change within schools and developing effective systems for school improvement. Dan is also working towards his doctorate at Brunel University where his thesis is focused on school improvement and enhancing culture and ethos within secondary schools.

Please click on the links below to access additional information about our Governing Body.

  1. Declarations of Interest for 2019-2020
  2. Governor Membership 2019-2020
  3. Governor attendance at meetings for 2018-2019

For contact details of the governing body, please contact the school on 01895 237 350 or office@oakwoodhillingdon.org.uk.