We are pleased to be supported by our team of dedicated governors at Millennium. Their main role is to set the strategic vision and direction needed to achieve excellence across the school and to keep it accountable through target setting, budgeting, monitoring, observations and evaluation.
"The highly effective and exceptional leadership and vision of the executive headteacher, head of school and governing body have brought about significant improvements in the quality of teaching, pupils’ achievement and their behaviour since the previous inspection so that these are now outstanding...Governance is a strength of the school’s outstanding leadership. The range of governors’ expertise, skills and knowledge of the school is excellent. Governors bring challenge and support to the school’s leaders and skilfully analyse performance information, national data on pupils’ attainment and rates of progress...They clearly understand the link between high quality teaching and pupils’ achievement, and are determined to secure the best for their pupils. Value for money is key for governors in their financial management of the school... They are united in their commitment to the school and are a driving force in ensuring that the curriculum promotes pupils’ outstanding academic outcomes and strong personal development."
Millennium Governors’ Strategic Vision
We prepare children for the next stage in their lives by focusing on...
Our Key Principles:
- Collaborative learning
- Communication skills
- Academic achievement
- Strong leadership (including governors), outstanding teachers and a dynamic learning environment are the keys to brilliant outcomes for our children.
- All children are expected to make at least good progress no matter what their starting points. Children must make an effort to do their best in every area.
- We expect a calm and industrious environment with an emphasis on respect and manners.
- Teaching encompasses a cross-curricular, project-driven approach that reflects and embraces our diverse community.
- Children are prepared for the future with an innovative curriculum that develops entrepreneurial and problem-solving skills and boosts creativity and adaptability. We want our leaders, teachers, and students to think outside the box.
Board of Governors Structure
There are six Governing Body meetings a year, in which the whole team discusses a range of topics including policy reviews, pupil attainment and progress. Linda Callaghan is our dedicated and experienced clerk.
All of our governors sit on at least one of our committees, which meet each half term in addition to the full governing body.
These committees are:
- Teaching & Learning
- Resources (includes Finance/Budgets and Personnel)
- Chair of Governors - Geoffrey Horrell
- Vice Chair of Governors - Maria Nash
Millennium Governors and Special Responsibilities
Geoffrey Horrell: Chair of Governors, Parent Governor, Pupil Premium & Safeguarding Governor; Global Head of Content Management at Thomson Reuters.
Maria Nash: Vice Chair, Trust Appointed Governor, EYFS Governor; Corporate Client Manager for Royal Borough of Greenwich (Retired).
Bill Atkin: Staff Governor; Admin Officer at Millennium.
Joanna Gledhill: Headteacher Governor; Millennium Headteacher.
Neil Smith: Co-opted Governor; Head of Planning, Knight Dragon Developments, Ltd.
Nuala Gray: Associate Governor; School Business Manager at Millennium.
Mamta Jagtiani: Parent Governor
Colin Bushell: Co-opted Governor
Shakti Shekhawat: Co-opted Governor
Jan Murphy: Co-opted Governor
For more details on who we are, please see our full biographies.
Scheme of Delegation