St Columba's RC Primary School

We are Companions on a Journey

Ripley Street, Bolton, Lancashire BL2 3AR

0120 4333421

office@st-columbas.bolton.sch.uk

Governors

Our Governors are unpaid volunteers. They work hard and always have the best interests of the children at heart

Meet our Governors

Type of Governor

Governor Name

Start Date

End Date

Register of Interest

Headteacher

Mrs Kath Baker

01.09.16

31.08.20

None

Foundation Governors

Mrs Helen Reddy

Fr Alf Rebello  Ex Oficio

Mrs Carol Yates

Chair Mrs Anne Gracie

Mrs Caroline Smith

Vice Chair Mr J Carroll

 

18.05.18

31.1.20

10.07.17

12.7.18

12.3.21

 19.11.20

 

19.05.22

 

10.07.21

12.7.22

11.3.24

 18.11.24

 

 

None

Governor at Parish schools

None

None

None

 None 

LEA Governor

Councillor Nick Peel

 14.3.18

 15.3.22

 Governor at Castle Hill

Parent Governors

Mr D Ashworth

Mrs Viviene Bates

28.2.21

05.11.20

27.2.24

06.11.24

 None

None

Staff Governor

Mrs Anna Hewson

29.9.21

28.9.24

None

Clerk to Committees

Mrs Tricia Lees

 

 

 

 

 Committees

Staffing & Finance Committee

Curriculum & Premises Committee

Mrs Baker

Mrs Reddy

Mrs Lees

Mr Carroll

Mrs Yates

Mrs Kennair

 

Mrs Baker

Mrs Bates

Mrs Gracie

Mr Ashworth

Mrs Smith

Miss Syddall (Observer)

Mrs Hewson

Cllr Nic Peel

 

            

Retired Governors as at August 2021

Type of Governor

Staff Governor

Staff Governor

Ex Officio

Foundation Governor

Foundation Governor

Foundation Governor

LA Governor

Governor Name

Mrs Stanton

Mr Boardman

Father Francis Parkinson

Mrs Houghton

Mrs R Berry

Mrs Donna Owens

Mrs Susan Whittle

End Date

August 2021

February 2020

October 2018

August 2018

May 2018

July 2017

March 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

          

    Notes for the above                                                                                                                                                     

Non Register of interest includes Relevant business/percuniary intersts, Other Educational Establishments Governed, Material relationships.

Foundation Governors are appointed by the Bishop

LA Governor is appointed by the Local Authority

Parent Governor is voted on and appointed by the parents

Staff Governor is voted on and appointed by the staff

Governance Structures

Governors are on a variety of committees.

They are given nominated roles eg subject governors and classes to be attached to.

They are also on certain committees such as

HT appraisal

Admissions

Appeals

Grievance

Safeguarding and Child Protection

Complaints from parents

Governors skills/interests are taken into consideration when committees / roles are formed.

Involvement in school life

Governors are invited into school. They take part in activities which monitor the performance of school and are a critical friend to the school senior leadership team.

They are responsible for;

Recruitment of school staff.

Admissions into school .

Monitoring the finance of the school.

The school curriculum.

We are very grateful for the amount of time our governors spend on school and help work with the leadership team for the benefit of our children.