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Brookfield Local Governing Body (LGB), part of Mercian Educational Trust (MET)

The LGB are committees of the trust board and is constituted in line with the Articles of Association, March 2021.


  1. 2 parent governors
  2. 2 staff governors
  3. 1 headteacher
  4. Co-opted governors (there is no definitive number, but no more than a third of the board should be staff governors)


The core strategic functions of MET LGBs are:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction of the school
  • Holding leaders to account for the educational performance of the school and headteacher performance management
  • Ensuring there are suitable arrangements in place to support children with SEND and that safeguarding procedures are robust
  • Stakeholder engagement

LGB’s meet six times per year.