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St Clare's Catholic Primary School

Governing Board


The Governing Board consists of :-


  • Headteacher
  • One elected staff governor
  • One appointed local authority governor
  • Two elected parent governors
  • Six foundation governors
  • Two associate governor


Link to statutory guidance :-


The standard term of office for a Governor is four years.  The Chair and Vice-Chair are elected annually at the first meeting of the academic year.

The Chair of Governors is Canon A. Prescott who can be contacted via the school office.


At St Clare's Catholic Primary School we have the following sub-committees:-


  • Resources Committee
  • Pay Committee
  • Pay Appeals Committee
  • Admissions Committee
  • Curriculum / Standards Committee
  • Headteachers Appraisal / Review Committee


Our Governors


Canon Aidan Prescott - Chair of Governors / Foundation Governor

Keith Woodward - Vice Chair / Health and Safety Lead / Local Authority Governor

Jeanette Davies -  Foundation Governor

Greg Barker - Foundation Governor / Chair of Curriculum and Standards

Steve O'Keeffe - Foundation Governor

Jim Clarke - Foundation Governor

Richard Cassidy - Chair of Resources / Foundation Governor

Paula Thomson - Associate Governor

Hayley Murphy - Parent Governor

Darren Murphy - Parent Governor

Donna Hughes- Staff Governor

Kate Peaston - Headteacher



Meeting Schedule 2017 - 2018


Autumn Term 2017


Full Governing Board Committee Tuesday 17th September 2017               7pm
Curriculum / Standards Committee Monday 8th  November 2017                   9.15am
Resource Committee Thursday 23rd November 2017               9.30am


Spring Term 2018


Resources Committee                Thursday 1st February   2018                  6pm
Curriculum/Standards Committee Tuesday 6th March 2018                          9.15am
Full Governing Board Committee Tuesday 13th March  2018                       6.30pm


Summer Term 2018


Resources Committee Tuesday  15th May 2018                           6pm
Curriculum / Standards Committee Monday 9th July 2018                             9.30am
Full Governing Board Tuesday 10th July 2018                          6.30pm