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Coombe Wood School


Coombe Wood School is part of Greenshaw Learning Trust (GLT). The Greenshaw Learning Trust is a charitable company, limited by guarantee, with the sole purpose of maintaining and developing academy schools to provide comprehensive and inclusive education for the public benefit. You can find out more out the Governance of the Trust and all its schools, including details of its Scheme of Delegation, here 


The local governing body is responsible for the strategic leadership of the school, working closely with The Greenshaw Learning Trust to oversee the school's financial and academic performance.

The local governing body meet twice per term, each focusing on specific aspects of school evaluation and development.

Role of the Local Governing Body 

  • Outcomes for Students (To include SEND & Pupil Premium)
  • Quality of Teaching, Learning and Assessment
  • Leadership & Management – Evaluation and Development Objectives
  • Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare (To include Safeguarding & Child Protection)
  • Health & Safety including Educational Visits
  • Financial Management
  • Leadership & Management – Evaluation and Development Objectives

Lead Advisors are appointed for each area to share the workload, visiting the school to stay updated.

The Local Governing Body consists of volunteers from parents, staff, and the wider community. Current members are listed below.

For enquiries, contact Ms T Oriezi, Chair of CWS Local Governing Body, through the school office.

Local Governing Body Members 




Chair of Local Governing Body

Ms T Orzieri


Lead Advisor Leadership and Management, Health & Safety (Educational Visits). Curriculum Intent & Implementation / Curriculum impact


Ms N Williams



Parent Local Advisor

Mrs S Chaudhuri


Lead Advisor Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND) and other Vulnerable Groups

Vice-Chair / Co-opted Local Advisor

Mr J Shabazz


Lead Advisor Personal Development & Behaviour (including Safeguarding)/ Health & Safety including Educational Visits

Co-opted Local Advisor

Mrs A Jones


Lead Advisor Curriculum Intent and Implementation/ Careers, Employability and Local Community Engagement

Co-opted Local Advisor

Ms E Ponnuthurai


Lead Advisor Health & Safety including Educational Visits / Careers, Employability, Local Community Engagement

Co-Opted Local Advisor

Mr T Wieladek


Co-opted Local Advisor

Mr M Moore


Lead Advisor Leadership & Management

Parent Local Advisor

Mr J O Garcia


Lead Advisor Leadership & Management/ Finance & Risk

Teaching Staff Advisor

Mr G Day


Head of Maths

Support Staff Advisor

Ms M Doe


Science Technician

Ms T Orzieri can be contacted via the school office, the email and postal address can be found here.

If you are considering becoming a school Governor, please visit us here for more information.