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The Role of Governors

In all types of schools, governing bodies should have a strong focus on three core strategic functions:

  1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  2. Holding the headteacher to account for the education performance of the school and it's pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
  3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure it's money is well spent;

The school has a very supportive Governing Body. Several Governors help regularly in school and others are active Committee members. Two Governors are elected from amongst parents of children at the school. These are currently Sue Roycroft and Lucia Ddongala. The Chair of the Governing body is Canon David Wyatt, Rector of Saint Paul the Apostle, Paddington, Salford.

'Governors know the school well and are fully involved in ensuring pupils' good achievement.' Ofsted 2014

Chair of the Governing bodyCanon David Wyatt
Vice Chair and Chair of Finance CommitteeMichael Whiting
Chair of Personnel CommitteeLynne Pearson
Chair of Pupil Progress Committee and SEND GovernorAndy Cartwright
Chair of Inclusion Committee, EYFS and Health and Safety GovernorAnn Salt
Chair of Premises, Health and Safety CommitteeStuart Antrobus
Foundation GovernorJohn Moss
Foundation GovernorRobert Johnsen
Foundation GovernorDavid Pearson
Parent GovernorSue Roycroft
Parent GovernorLucia Ddongala
Staff GovernorRebecca Thorpe Bamford
Coopted Governor and Safeguarding GovernorAmanda Greaves
Coopted GovernorSusan Mercer
HeadteacherWendy Budsworth