The School Governors are appointed to maintain an oversight and take responsibility for matters relating to the conduct of the school. These include Curriculum, Finance, Maintenance of Buildings, Provision of Equipment and the Appointment of Staff.

Our Chair of Governors is Mrs L Lester

Our Vice Chairs of Governors are Father N Wilde and Mr J Bunn

Two Governors are parents of children and are elected by parents.

Governors meet at least once a term.

The Governing Body consists of twelve members.

 THE GOVERNING BODY 2016 / 2017

There are seven Foundation Governors who represent the interest of the Archdiocese:

Mrs L Lester (parent)

Father N Wilde

Mr A McGuinness (parent)

Mrs J Mezzi

Mr D Volante

Vacancy

Vacancy

There are two parent elected by parents of pupils at the school:

Mrs A Riley

Mrs J Staunton

There are two staff governors. The Headteacher is automatically appointed to the Governing body. 

Mrs J Ryan (Headteacher)

Mrs D Ormandy (teacher)

The LA appoint one governor:

Mr J Bunn

Clerk to the Governors:

Mrs J Risley

Associate Members *

Helen Yates

Sue Bradshaw

TERMS OF OFFICE FOR ALL GOVERNORS IS 4 YEARS UNLESS THE GOVERNING BODY DECIDE OTHERWISE

COMMITTEES OF THE GOVERNING BODY

The delegated powers of the Committees shall be those determined by the Full Governing Body at its first meeting of the school year. A quorum for each meeting shall be four, including co-opted members, for Committees One and Two and three for other Committees.  Terms and conditions shall be those suggested by the Liverpool Archdiocesan Schools Commission.  A decision of a Committee must be determined by a majority of votes of those governors and associate members present and voting. If there is an equal number of votes, the chair (or the person acting as chair), provided that they are a governor, has a second (or casting) vote. The committee can only vote if the majority of the committee members present are governors.

* Denotes an associate member.  Associate members have voting rights in all areas except staffing.

EXECUTIVE / POLICY

To make any urgent decisions and to

facilitate communication between the Governing Body and the Senior Staff of the school

Chair – Mrs L Lester

Co Vice Chairs – Father N Wilde / Mr J Bunn

Headteacher – Mrs J Ryan

Deputy Headteacher – Mrs S Bradshaw

COMMITTEE ONE:

Staffing, Finance and Premises

(Employees of the school must withdraw when pay is being discussed)

Mr J Bunn (Chair)

Mr A McGuinness

Mrs J Ryan

Mr D Volante

Mrs L Lester

Mrs J Mezzi

Mrs A Riley

Mrs J Staunton

Father N Wilde

Mrs D Ormandy

Vacancy

Vacancy

Mrs S Bradshaw *

Mrs H Yates *

The following Committees will meet as and when needed and consists of members of the above Committee:

FULL GOVERNING BODY

Incorporating Curriculum

Mrs L Lester (Chair)

Mr J Bunn (Co Vice Chair)

Father N Wilde (Co Vice Chair)

Mr A McGuinness

Mrs J Ryan

Mr D Volante

Mrs D Ormandy

Mrs A Riley

Mrs J Staunton

Mrs J Mezzi

Vacancy

Vacancy

Mrs S Bradshaw *

Mrs H Yates *

LINK GOVERNORS

L Lester                      – Sex Education, Drugs and Healthy Schools, Numeracy

D Volante                  – Literature

D Ormandy                – Health & Safety

A McGuinness           – Equality & Diversity

A Riley                        – Child Protection & Safeguarding (including e-safety)

J Bunn                        – Attendance (pupils)

Fr Wilde                     – RE

J Staunton                 – SEN / EYFS

D Ormandy               – Curriculum Development