Board of Governors

Welcome to the Board of Governors’ page

Below is a table of the current Board of Governors at St Theresa’s School.  As you can see we have 12 Governors and 7 of them are Foundation Governors i.e. those appointed through the Church to uphold the Catholic ethos and distinctive nature of our Catholic School.  We also have a Local Authority Governor, two Parent Governors and a Staff Governor along with an Associate Governor who monitors Health and Safety on behalf of the staff and their professional associations.

01/09/2017 – 31/08/2021

Chair of Governors: Mrs F Science
Vice Chair: Mr M Nicholson
Head Teacher: Mr J Hutchinson
Foundation Governors: Deacon S Quigley 14/11/2016 to 13/11/2020
Mrs H Farrell 09/09/2016 to 08/09/2020
Mrs M Mahoney  01/06/2017 to 31/05/2021
Mrs F Science  30/11/2015 to 29/11/2019
Mr M Nicholson 01/09/2014 to 31/08/2017
Mrs A Barnicle  01/09/2017 to 31/8/2021
Mrs K Gilmore  01/09/2017 to 31/08/2021
Staff Governors: Miss S Nicholson 01/09/2017 – 31/08/2021
 Mr J Hutchinson Head Teacher Governor
Parent Governors: Mrs J Stones  01/09/2017 to 31/08/2021
Mrs L Oswald 01/04/2016 – 01/04/2020
Local Authority Governor: Mrs D McGee 01/09/2014 to 31/08/2018
Clerk to the Governors: Mrs J Childerson
All communications should be addressed to the Chair of Governors, care of the school.
Please refer to the CONTACT US page of our website for the school address.

In the spirit of open Governance there are a range of documents printed here for you consideration including the annual Governors’ Newsletter, the committee structure of the GB, the Terms of Reference and the GB Code of Conduct.   There is also the Governors’ Annual Review of Effcetiveness statement:

Meeting Structure for St Theresa for Governors 2016 – 2017

Register of business interests for website November 2016

Membership of Governors’ Committees 2016 -2017

Pen Portraits of Governors for Website Oct 2016

Governors Code of Conduct Sept 2015

Terms of Reference September 2015

Governors’ Newsletter for Parents September 2014 (for reference only)

Governors’ Newsletter September 2015 (for reference only)

Sept 2016 Govs Newsletter

Annual Governance Statement for the Governing Body of St Theresa’s December 2014

2015-16 Annual Governance Statement St Theresa’s Board of Governors

We also encourage parents to express their views about the school.  The way this is done is usually through parent questionnaires.  The results of the latest questionnaire are published below:

Results of Spring 2015 Parental Questionnaire

Questionnaire results Autumn 2016

Parents can also express their views about the school through OFSTED’s Parent View system which can be accessed through the following link:

Our Governors are very committed to their role and take both attendance at meetings and training very seriously.  Attendance and Training are detailed on tabs to the right of this main page.

If you wish to make a complaint and want to involve the Board of Governors then you need to make reference to the school’s Complaints Procedure on the link below:

Complaints Policy Feb 2017 update