Welcome to our Governors’ section.
The Governing Body perform an essential role in the strategic leadership of the school. Along with the Headteacher, they hold the school to account, ensuring they are fulfilling their statutory duties such as, curriculum; financial; safeguarding; health & safety and many more.
The school is governed by governors appointed by the Diocese of Brentwood who are trustees of the school; a governor appointed by the London Borough of Havering; parent governors elected by the parents of St Mary’s Catholic Primary School; staff governors elected by the staff of St Mary’s Catholic Primary School and the Headteacher.
The governors elect their own chairman and vice chairman and meet regularly (at least once per term). We thank the governors for their continued support and advice in promoting the development of the school.
The Governing Body at St Mary's Catholic Primary School perform their statutory duties in accordance with Governance Guidelines nationally. At St Mary's we operate a committee system to share the workload across all Governors. The standard committees are as follows:
Curriculum & Pupil Achievement Committee;
Pay Review Committee.
In addition to these committees, the Full Governing Body meet termly. Governor attendance at all meetings is recorded.
MEET THE GOVERNORS
Tim Nagle - Foundation Governor, Chair
Vacancy - Foundation Governor, Vice Chair
Resource, Curriculum & Pupil Achievement Committees, Admissions
Joanne Challis– Foundation Governor
Pay, Resource, Curriculum & Pupil Achievement Committees, Admissions
Sheila O’Sullivan – Foundation Governor.
Curriculum & Pupil Achievement Committees, Admissions
Chris Birtles - Foundation Governor
Kevin Wilson - Foundation Governor
Leah Hamlin - Staff Governor
Vacancy - Parent Governor
Indre Paulauskas - Local Authority Governor
Vacancy - Foundation Governor
Tolu Lawal - Parent Governor