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Meet the Governors

Welcome to the Governors' Section!

Here you will find brief information on the Governors, details of upcoming meetings and events and minutes from the meeting
 

The role of the Governors

The governing body meets regularly and works with the head teacher and the staff to decide the school's aim and policies and to oversee the efficient running of the school by fulfilling three core strategic functions. these are -:
  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction.
  • Holding executive leaders to account for educational performance of the organisation and its pupils and the performance management of staff.
  • Oversee the financial performance of the school and make sure its money is well spent.

 

 

 

Meet the Governors ...

All the Governors

The members of the Governing Body are: 


Christine Henshall - Foundation Governor -appointed by the Archdiocese. Chairperson, member of the finance committee and curriculum committee, governor for the Arts and history and geography.

 

Paul Hodge  - Foundation Governor -appointed by the Archdiocese, Vice Chairperson of the FGB,  member of the curriculum and finance committee, governor with responsibility for the website.

 

Father Gordon - Foundation Governor - appointed by the Archdiocese, member of the Finance Committee

 

Deacon Derek Morris -  Foundation Governor - appointed by the Archdiocese,  member of both Curriculum and Finance Committee, governor of maths and RE in school. 

Phil Harte - Foundation Governor - appointed by the Archdiocese, chair of the curriculum committee, member of the Finance committee, science governor. 

Linda Morris - Foundation governor - appointed by the Archdiocese, member of the curriculum committee,  governor for SEND and Pupil premium.

Glyn Donohue - Local Authority governor - appointed by the LA Chair of the finance committee and governor for health and safety in school. 

John Clegg - teacher governor and member of the curriculum committee, appointed through a vote by all school staff

 

Emma Fox  - Parent Governor - appointed through nomination and vote by parents - member of the Finance Committee and Literacy governor. 

 

Diane Gaskell - Foundation governor - appointed by the Archdiocese.

 

 

Governors' Meetings

The governors meet as a full governing body 3 times a year. The governors also meet as committees each term.

 

The curriculum committee meet each term to discuss the subjects and the curriculum and monitor the progress of pupils. 

The finance committee meet termly to monitor and approve the school budget and maintenance of the school building and contents. 

 

Minutes of these meetings are available in the school office.

 

Governing Body Composition:

Type of Governor

No.

Foundation

7

Headteacher

1

Local Authority

1

Parent

2

Staff

1

Associate Members

0

Names of Governors

Type of Governor

Term of Office

Date of appoint-ment

Date of resignation

(if resigned in the last 12 months)

Appointing Body

Mr Derek Morris

Foundation

1-9-16 to 31-8-20

 

 

Archdiocese

Mr Phil Harte

 

Foundation

21-11-16 to 21-11-20

14-11-12

 

Archdiocese

Mrs Christine Henshall (Chair)

Foundation

23-11-15 to 22-11-19

23-11-15

 

Archdiocese

Mr Paul Hodge

Vice chair

Foundation

14-11-16 to 13-11-20

14-11-12

 

Archdiocese

Miss Diane Gaskell

Foundation

1-9-19 to 

31-8-23

1-9-19

 

Archdiocese

Mrs Linda Morris

Foundation

1-2-16 to 31-1-19

01-02-12

 

Archdiocese

Father Gordon Abbs Foundation 

6-3-19  to 

5-3-23 

6-3-19    Archdiocese 

Mrs Rebecca Seddon

Parent

12-10-15 to 11-10-19

12-10-15

 

Parental Ballot

Susan Leck

Headteacher

01-03-14 to

29-02-64

01-03-14

 

Appointed by Governing Body

John Clegg

 

Teacher

1-2-15 to 31-1-19

01-02-11

 

Staff Ballot

Glyn Donohue

Local Authority

8-1-17 to

7-1-21

 

 

Local Authority

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs Emma Fox 

Parent 

16-10-18 to

15-10-22

16-10-18

 

Parental Ballot 

 

Responsibility  Name
Safeguarding Governor Emma Fox 
SEND governor Linda Morris
Health and Safety governor  Glyn Donohue / John Clegg
Pupil Premium  Linda Morris
RE Governor Derek Morris 
Link Governor  Christine Henshall 
Literacy Governor  Diane Gaskell  

Maths Governor 

 

Arts Governor

Derek Morris 

 

Christine Henshall

 

 

Governor Details of Pecuniary Interest  Details of personal Interest 
Derek Morris Nil Governor at All Saints RC Primary 
Paul Hodge  Nil Nil
Phil Harte  Nil Nil
Linda Morris  Nil Nil
Glyn Donohue Nil Nil
Lucy Unsworth  Nil Nil
Rebecca Seddon  Nil Nil
Christine Henshall  Nil Nil
John Clegg  Nil Nil
Susan Leck  Nil Nil
     

 

Attendance at Meetings         
Name  FGB Nov 18  FGB March 2019 FGB June 2019 FGB Nov 2019
Derek Morris  attended  apologies  attended   
Paul Hodge attended  attended  attended   
Phil Harte  attended attended  attended   
Linda Morris  attended attended  attended   
Glyn Donohue  attended apologies  attended   
Father Gordon Abbs    apologies  attended   
Rebecca Seddon  attended attended  attended   
Christine Henshall  attended attended  attended   
John Clegg  attended attended  attended   
Susan Leck  attended attended  attended   
Emma Fox  attended  attended  attended   
Diane Gaskell         
         

 

Name of Governor Finance December 18  Feb 19  May 19 Nov 19 
Glyn Donohue   Chair Attended  Attended Attended  Apologies
Derek Morris  Apologies  Attended Apologies  Attended
Paul Hodge Attended  Attended Apologies  Apologies
Christine Henshall  Attended  Attended Attended  Attended 
Father Gordon Abbs  N/A  N/A Apologies  Apologies 
Susan Leck  Attended  Attended  Attended  Attended
Phil Harte  Apologies  Attended  Apologies  Attended

 

Name of Governor Curriculum Dec 18  Curric Feb 19 Curric July 19  Curric Oct 19  
Phil Harte   Chair Apologies  Attended  Apologies  Attended 
Derek Morris  Attended  Attended  Attended  Attended 
Paul Hodge  Apologies  Apologies  Attended Apologies
Linda Morris  Attended  Attended  Apologies  Apologies 
Rebecca Seddon  Attended  Apologies  Attended  N/A 
John Clegg  Attended  Attended  Attended Attended 
Susan Leck  Attended  Attended  Attended Attended 
Christine Henshall  Attended Attended  Attended Attended
Emma Fox  N/A  Attended  Apologies  Attended 
Diane Gaskell  N/A  N/A  N/A  Attended 

 

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