Our Governing Body

Governor Information

Full Name Date of Appoint. Type of Appoint. Term of Office Date of Resignation Governor Attendance 2017/18  Pecuniary Interests Declared 2017/18
Faruk Dasu Sept 2013 Trust 4 Years 4/4 None
Rashid Valli Sept 2013 Trust 4 Years 18/02/2019 2/4 None
Ismail Adam Sept 2013 Trust 4 Years 3/4 None
Suhal Bux Sept 2013 Trust 4 Years 2/4 None
Asiya Hasan Sept 2013 Trust 4 Years 24/09/2018 3/4 None
Latif Kothia Sept 2013 Trust 4 Years 01/10/2018 2/4 None
Suhail Patel Sept 2013 Trust 4 Years 3/4 None
Zunaid Ally Sept 2013 Trust 4 Years 02/07/2018 1/4 None
Fayaz Bharucha Nov 2014 Trust 4 Years 3/4 None
Amy Pilling April 2018 Trust 4 Years 1/1* None
Julie Bradley Sept 2013 Principal Term of employment 31/12/2018 4/4 None
Susannah Berry January 2019 (appointed as Acting Principal) Principal Term of employment 31/03/2019 4/4 N/A
Shaistha Master March 2014 Trust 4 Years 3/4 None
Latifa Patel Jan 2017 Parent 4 Years 4/4 None
Ashif Patel Jul 2018 Parent 4 Years 1/1* None
Amnaz Begum Mar 2019 Staff 4 Years N/A* None
Seema Riaz April 2019 Principal Term of employment N/A* N/A


Note: All Governors are appointed for a 4-year term of office, except for the Principal, who occupies the office whilst in post

*appointed/elected during school year

Register of Business Interests Declared 2018-19

Full Name Name of Organisation Nature of Relationship Date from
Faruk Dasu

Star Academies

Light Trust





Suhal Bux


Hoist Finance



May 2008

Sept 2018

Ismail Adam None N/A N/A
Suhail Patel None N/A N/A
Fayaz Bharucha None N/A N/A
Ashif Patel Lammack Primary School Governor (Vice Chair) 01/04/2008
Amy Pilling Eden Boys’ School, Preston Employee Sept 2018
Shaistha Master None N/A N/A
Latifa Patel Halal Monitoring Committee Employee, School Inspector 03/07/2017
Amnaz Begum None N/A N/A
Smeena Riaz None N/A N/A
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