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23/10/19

Retweeted From Whyteleafe School Y4

Excellent Egypt Day in Year 4 today. Lots of fun activities including mummification, artefacts, burial march and quiz. A big thank you to Lauren for entertaining us with all things Egyptian! https://t.co/IoT2IgYfF5

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23/10/19

Retweeted From Outdoor Learning

Building relationships, working together to build animal houses at Thinking about https://t.co/DNxP5tdaR5

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23/10/19

Retweeted From Outdoor Learning

Excellent fungi finds at this morning, identified with the help of technology! Shaggy Parasol and Rosy bonnet. https://t.co/qpGYKHCcfS

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23/10/19

Retweeted From Whyteleafe School Science

Science Leaders 2019-2020 https://t.co/Fe8DgkdSRb

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23/10/19

Retweeted From Whyteleafe School Science

Science Leaders 2019-2020 https://t.co/92zcNxCo6Q

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15/10/19

Retweeted From Careers within GLF

We have an opportunity for a qualified teacher to teach across two wonderful schools, and Due to the short turn around time, please contact the Executive HT to discuss this role in more detail. https://t.co/faLMVHIi4i https://t.co/kSH9wFeBMx

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15/10/19

Retweeted From Outdoor Learning

Feeding the bees with some year 4 bee club bee club members. https://t.co/QtxVAudBST

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26/09/19

Retweeted From Outdoor Learning

Signs of deer visiting forest school. https://t.co/tVqeaeqUCf

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26/09/19

Retweeted From Whyteleafe SMSC/PSHE

School Council are really excited that the charity for this year is 'YoungMinds' we look forward to fund-raising for this fabulous mental health charity 😁👍👏👏👏 https://t.co/6RzVgfNeMG

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20/09/19

Year 5 are expected back at 15:31 🕰

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20/09/19

Year 5 are now on the m25

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20/09/19

Year 5 have left. We will keep you updated.

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20/09/19

Retweeted From John Williams

Getting on the coach ready to come home. https://t.co/yaXm8bmX8d

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20/09/19

Year 5 are running a little late due to lots of coaches trying to all leave at the same time. We will tweet when we leave and then again when we leave the m25 at Godstone.

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20/09/19

Retweeted From John Williams

Picnic in the sunshine before heading home https://t.co/I5L23VdIk2

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20/09/19

Retweeted From John Williams

Beautiful weather for our last day. https://t.co/emYZjWAN4k

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20/09/19

Retweeted From Centre Manager Grosvenor Hall

And by far the tidiest school in the canteen this week! Great manners - lots of please and thank us! Thank u!!!

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19/09/19

Retweeted From John Williams

Disco is all finished (thank goodness) and they are all tucked up in bed. 😴 home tomorrow https://t.co/bf2xQ2pTCa

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19/09/19

Retweeted From John Williams

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19/09/19

Retweeted From John Williams

Second group https://t.co/6XzwKdF6KH

Governing Body (SSB)

Our Schools Strategy Board (SSB) meets once per half term. Our SSB provides the local governance function for our schools which fits within the overall governance structure of GLF Schools. Further information about governance at GLF Schools can be found here.

The three core functions of governance are:

  1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  2. Holding leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the performance management, including well-being, of staff
  3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

It is therefore important that our SSB comprises the right people with the right skills to make appropriate and informed decisions for a school, taking into account the views of children and students, staff, parents and the local community.

The Chair of the School Strategy Board may be contacted via the headteacher or in confidence through the school office or email s.wilson.gov@whyteleafeschool.org .

Members of the School Strategy Board

Name Role
Mr Stuart Wilson Community and Chair
Mr Mark Beach Parent and Vice Chair
Mr John Williams   Executive Principal - Chalklands Cluster
Mrs Julie McGowan School Business Leader
Mrs Carol Everingham Safeguarding and SEND
Mr Tim Rogers GLF Education Partner
Mrs Jette Wainwright Clerk to the Members


The GLF Trust Board delegates certain functions to School Strategy Boards (SSBs), which form the local governance level within the Trust. The SSB must comprise the right people with the right skills to make appropriate and informed decisions for a school, taking into account the views of pupils, staff, parents and the local community.

GLF Schools is clear that each school must retain its own distinct character to meet the needs of its local area. The Trust places a high value on recruiting members for the School Strategy Boards who can represent the local community whilst also contributing a useful skillset and encourages applications from interested parties (click here for more information).

SSBs include members of the Trust’s central team to ensure effective collaboration and communication between the Executive team and the SSB.