Governing Body

Featherstone Nursery School is a local authority maintained setting and is ultimately accountable to the Governors and the local authority, Birmingham City Council.

The nursery is governed by the Governing Board which meets six times a year, once every half term.

If you would like to know more about our school governors, or are interested in joining the governing body, please contact the school office on 0121 675 3408

Vacancy : We currently have a parent governor vacancy

Mrs Sharon Eeles

Head Teacher


Mrs Anna Farrelly

Co-opted Governor

Mrs Marta Woodley

Chair of Governors & Co-opted Governor


Samantha Carter

Parent Governor

Tom West

Co-opted Governor


Blessing David

Co-opted Governor


Jackie Fortley

Staff Governor


Abi Cartmale

LA Governor

Governing Bodies are expected to play three key roles

  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent
  • Holding the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils
  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction

The responsibilities of Governing Bodies are:

1- Standards 4- Policies 7- Appointments 10- Attendance 13- Impact
2- Targets 5- Finance 8- Discipline 11- Interests
3- Curriculum 6- Staffing 9- Inspection 12- Communications