What is a Governing Body?

A governing body of a public school is legislated as such by Section 16 of the South African Schools Act No. 84 of 1996 (as amended) ("SASA"). The governance of a public school is vested in its governing body.

The School Governing Body (SGB) is a statutory body of parents, educators and non-teaching staff who seek to work together to promote the well-being and effectiveness of the school community and thereby enhance learning and teaching.

Current LRS Governing Body:

Staff Members:

  • Mr. H. Spaarwater (School Principal)

  • Mrs Melanie Stoffberg  (Acting Deputy Principal)

  • Mrs Marelize van der Walt (Non-teaching staff)

  • G. Devereux (Educator, Extra & co-curricular activities)

  • C. Minnie (Educator welfare & fundraising)

  • Parent Members:

  • Sayed Ally (Chairperson)

  • Sophie Khumalo (Treasurer)

  • Professor Ajay Kumar Mishra  (PR & Marketing)

  • Mr Simon Kimani Ndung’u (HR/Legal/ Health & Safety)

  • ​Mr Bryan Noble (Maintenance/Grounds & Buildings)

How does a Governing Body get elected?

Full details can be found here:

To request more information from the LRS SGB:

Tel : 011 615 7328/9

Fax: 086 538 2837 

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