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The Governing Body is charged with the overall management and strategic direction of the school. Its main responsibilities include providing support for school improvement, acting as a critical friend and ensuring accountability and independent school standards are met.

The Headteacher works closely with the Governing Body. Governing Body policy decisions will be implemented by the Headteacher in the day-to-day running of the school.

The School Proprietor is Ghausia Girls High School. The charity trust oversees the affairs of the school and is a registered charity with the Charities Commission (No. 1152700) The Trustees can be contacted via the school office on 01282 699214 or at 1-3 Cross Street, Nelson Lancashire BB9 7EN .

Types of Governors

There are different categories of Governor, and the method of appointment or election depends on the category:

  • Parent Governors
  • Staff Governors
  • Co-opted Governors

The Full Governing Body consists of the following;

Miss B Ghafoor – Headteacher
Mrs R Khaliq – Deputy Headteacher
Mr A Anwar – Co-opted
Mr S Rehman – Co-opted
Mr A Nawaz- Co-opted
Mr F Khaliq – Chair of Governors


Much of the work of the Governing Body is achieved through its two Committees:
Finance Committee

Education Committee

The Full Governing Body and the Committees aim to meet once a term. Minutes for each meeting are available on request or via the school office. Governors may also meet at other times to discuss school related matters.

Attendance Register

Our Chair of Governors Mr F Khaliq can be contacted via the school office on 01282 699214 or in writing at 1-3 Cross Street, Nelson Lancashire BB9 7EN.