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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 Father 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

Jeaneatte Davies -  Foundation Governor

Elizabeth Scrutton - Foundation Governor

Chris Kirk - Foundation Governor

Jim Clarke - Foundation Governor

Richard Cassidy - Chair of Resources / Foundation Governor

Paula Thomson - Associate Governor

Emma Farrell - Associate Governor

Hayley Murphy - Parent Governor

Darren Murphy - Parent Governor

Donna Hughes- Staff Governor

Kate Peaston - Headteacher



Meeting Schedule 2016 - 2017


Autumn Term 2016


Full Governing Board Committee Tuesday 20th September 2016               7pm
Resources Committee Tuesday 8th November 2016                   6pm
Curriculum / Standards Committee Monday 21st November 2016                   9.15am
Full Governing Board Committee Tuesday 6th December 2016                   6.30pm


Spring Term 2017


Resources Committee                Wednesday 1st February   2017               6pm
Full Governing Board Committee Tuesday 7th February 2017                     6.30pm
Curriculum / Standards Committee Monday 20th March 2017                        9.15am
Full Governing Board Committee Tuesday 28th March 2017                       6.30pm


Summer Term 2017


Resources Committee Monday 15th May 2017                            6pm
Full Governing Board Tuesday 23rd May 2017                          6.30pm
Curriculum / Standards Committee   Monday 26th June 2017                          9.15am   
Full Governing Board Tuesday 4th July 2017                            6.30pm