Our Governors - Who's Who

Governing Body Composition Specific Responsibility Committee Structure
Ad-hoc Committees Register of Interests Attendance Records

The remit for the Governing Body is to:

  1. Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  2. Hold the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff;
  3. Oversee the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

Governing Body Composition:

Type of Governor

No.

Foundation

7

Headteacher

1

Staff

1

Parent

2

Local Authority

1

 

Names of Governors

Type of Governor

Term of Office

Date of Appointment

Date of Resignation

Appointing Body

Mr D Corner

Foundation

4 Years

20/12/2016

 

Liverpool Archdiocese

Mrs C Chivers

Foundation

4 Years

01/09/2016

 

Liverpool Archdiocese

Mrs A Doran

Foundation

4 Years

01/09/2013

 

Liverpool Archdiocese

Mrs R Fisher

Foundation

4 Years

15/03/2015

 

Liverpool Archdiocese

Fr. B Jackson

Foundation

4 Years

01/09/2016

 

Liverpool Archdiocese

Mr R Morris

Foundation

4 Years

25/01/2017

 

Liverpool Archdiocese

Mrs K Pilkington

Foundation

4 Years

01/09/2016

 

Liverpool Archdiocese

Mr A McGlown

Headteacher

In Post

01/09/2012

 

N/A

Mrs D Kenny

Staff

4 Years

26/01/2017

 

Elected by staff

Ms J Watts

Parent

4 Years

19/11/2016

 

Elected by Parents

Mrs S Tunney

Parent

4 Years

23/10/2013

 

Elected by Parents

Mr C Hough

Local Authority

4 Years

29/07/2014

 

Nominated by Council
Appointed by Governing Body

 

Specific Responsibility:

Chairperson Mrs C Chivers
Vice-Chairperson Mrs R Fisher
Vulnerable Children Governor
(including Safeguarding and Looked After Children)
Mrs R Fisher
Special Educational Needs and Disability Governor Mrs R Fisher
Headteacher Performance Management Reviewers Fr B Jackson, Mrs C Chivers, Mrs R Fisher
Link Governor Mr C Hough
Vulnerable Children Governor (including Safeguarding and Looked After Children) Mrs R Fisher
Health & Safety Governor TBC
Pupil Premium Governor Mr C Hough, Mrs S Tunney
Data Governor Mr C Hough, Mrs S Tunney
Teaching & Learning Mrs A Doran, Mr R Morris
Transition and Development Fr B Jackson, Mrs K Pilkington
Clerk Wigan Governor Services (Catherine White)

 

Committee Structure

Terms of Reference for all committees are available on request from school

Personnel Student Progress & Curriculum Finance Pay
Remit:
To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding Human Resources.
Remit:
To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding standards in school and the Curriculum.
Remit:
To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding Finance.
Remit:
To make decisions about performance related pay for teachers and the Headteacher.
Membership: Membership: Membership: Membership:
Fr. B Jackson (Chair) Mrs R Fisher (Chair) Mr C Hough (Chair) Mrs K Pilkington (Chair)
Mrs C Chivers Mrs C Chivers Mrs A Doran Mrs A Doran
Mrs R Fisher Mr C Hough   Mrs S Tunney
Mr A McGlown Mr A McGlown Mr A McGlown  
Ms J Watts Mr D Corner Mr R Morris Headteachers Performance Only
Mrs K Pilkington Mrs S Tunney Mrs S Tunney Mrs C Chivers
  Mrs J Watts Mrs K Pilkington Mrs R Fisher
      Fr. B Jackson

The Governors also have an Admission Committee in which all Governors serve.

Ad-hoc Committees

  • Staff Disciplinary
  • Pupil Disciplinary
  • Complaints
  • Appeals

Three Governors with no prior knowledge will be called in order of availability to form these committees.

 

Register of Interests

Name

Details of Pecuniary Interest Details of Personal Interest
Mr D Corner Teacher at Worden Academy - Leyland Nil
Mrs C Chivers Chivers & Co Costs Draftsman – Sole Proprietor
St Bernadette’s Pre-school Starter Group (Company Limited by Guarantee)
Nil
Mrs A Doran Associate Director of HR/OD for NHS
Magistrate at Liverpool & Knowsley Bench
Nil
Mrs R Fisher Chief Pharmacy Technician for NHS
Membership of Professional Body - GPHC
Chair of Governors at St Cuthbert's Catholic Primary School
Fr. B Jackson Nil Foundation Governor at Birchley St Mary's Catholic Primary School
Mr R Morris Nil Nil
Mrs K Pilkington Shevington Parish Council Clerk
Haigh Parish Council Clerk
St Bernadette’s Catholic Primary School Board Clerk
St Bernadette’s Pre-school Starter Group (Company Limited by Guarantee)
Membership to Professional Body - ACCA, SLCC, ALCC & UNITE
Nil
Mr A McGlown Headteacher at St Peter's Catholic High School
Executive Headteacher at St John Fisher Catholic High School
Membership of Professional Body - ASCL
Nil
Mr D Bonney Teach at St Peter's Catholic High School Nil
Ms J Watts British Telecom PLC Nil
Mrs S Tunney Trustee of Staff College: Healthcare
Member of Professional Body – Well North
Nil
Mr C Hough Manager of Behrens Fabrics (Retail) Nil

 

Attendance Records

Name of Governor Dates of Full Governing Body Meetings
  13/09/2016 13/12/2016 21/03/2017 11/07/2017
Mr D Corner   No Yes  
Mrs C Chivers (Chair) Yes Yes Yes  
Mrs A Doran Yes Yes Yes  
Mrs R Fisher Yes Yes Yes  
Fr. B Jackson Yes Yes Yes  
Mr R Morris Yes Yes Yes  
Mrs K Pilkington Yes Yes No  
Mr A McGlown Yes Yes Yes  
Mrs G Oldfield Yes Yes Left Left
Mrs D Kenny - Staff     Yes  
Mrs N McLaughlin Yes Left Left Left
Ms J Watts   No Yes  
Mrs S Tunney Yes Yes No  
Mr C Hough Yes Yes Yes  

 

Name of Governor Dates of Premises, Health & Safety Committee Meetings
  04/10/2016 17/01/2017 24/04/2017
Mr R Morris (Chair) Yes Committee combined with Finance Resources Committee combined with Finance Resources
Mrs A Doran Yes Committee combined with Finance Resources Committee combined with Finance Resources
Mr A McGlown Yes Committee combined with Finance Resources Committee combined with Finance Resources
Mrs N McLaughlin Yes Left Left
Mrs G Oldfield Yes Left Left
Mrs K Pilkington No Committee combined with Finance Resources Committee combined with Finance Resources

 

Name of Governor Dates of Personnel Committee Meetings
  18/10/2016 24/01/2017 09/05/2017
Fr. B Jackson (Chair) Yes Yes  
Mrs C Chivers Yes Yes  
Mrs R Fisher Yes Yes  
Mr A McGlown Yes Yes  
Mrs N McLaughlin No Left Left
Mrs K Pilkington Yes Yes  
Ms J Watts   Yes  

 

Name of Governor Dates of Student Progress & Curriculum Committee Meetings
  08/11/2016 07/02/2016 23/05/2017
Mrs R Fisher (Chair) Yes Yes  
Mrs C Chivers Yes Yes  
Mr C Hough Yes Yes  
Mr A McGlown Yes Yes  
Mrs G Oldfield No Left Left
Mrs S Tunney Yes Yes  
Mrs J Watts   No  
Mr D Corner   Yes  

 

Name of Governor Dates of Finance & Premises Committee Meetings
  22/11/2016 07/03/2017 20/06/2017
Mr C Hough      
Mrs A Doran Yes Yes  
Mr C Hough Yes Yes  
Mr A McGlown Yes Yes  
Mr R Morris Yes Yes  
Mrs K Pilkington Yes Yes  
Mrs C Chivers   Yes  
Mrs J Watts   Yes  
Mrs S Tunney No No  

 

Name of Governor Dates of Pay Committee Meetings
  04/11/2016
Mrs K Pilkington (Chair) Yes
Mrs A Doran Yes
Mrs S Tunney Yes

updated 20/04/2017