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Governing Body

Mrs Sarah Boardman – Chair of Governors

Type of Governor: Foundation Governor

Appointed by: The Archdiocese of Liverpool

Current term of Office: 12/3/16 to 11/3/20

Committees: Admissions, Curriculum, Finance/Personnel, Redundancy

Specific Responsibilities: Mrs Boardman is currently Chair of Governors and also has specific responsibility for RE and PE. She is linked to the Year 3 class.

Register of Interests: None

Mrs Kathryn Clarke – Vice-Chair of Governors

Type of Governor: Parent Governor

Elected by: Parents

Current term of Office: 5/11/15 to 4/11/19

Committees: Pupil Discipline/Complaints, Admissions, Staff Disciplinary, Curriculum, Finance/Personnel, Appeals (Redundancy), Head Teacher’s Performance Review

Specific Responsibilities: Mrs Clarke is currently Vice-Chair of Governors and also has specific responsibility for Mathematics and Safeguarding. She is linked to the Year 6 Class.

Register of Interests: None

Miss Philomena Barrett

Type of Governor: Foundation Governor

Appointed by: The Archdiocese of Liverpool

Current term of Office: 1/5/15 to 20/4/19

Committees: Curriculum, Premises/Health and Safety, Finance/Personnel, HT’s Performance Review.

Specific Responsibilities: Miss Barrett has specific responsibility for Literacy and is linked to the Year 2 class.

Register of Interests: None

Mrs Cathryn Brady

Type of Governor: Staff Governor

Elected by: School Staff

Current term of Office: 7/3/13 to 6/3/17

Committees: Admissions, Curriculum, Premises/Health and Safety.

Register of Interests: None

Mr P Freaney

Type of Governor: Foundation Governor

Appointed by: The Archdiocese of Liverpool

Current term of Office: 1/9/16 to 31/8/20

Committees: Pupil Discipline/Complaints, Premises/Health and Safety, Finance/Personnel, Appeals (Redundancy), Head Teacher’s Performance Review

Specific Responsibilities: Mr Freaney has specific responsibility for Gifted and Talented.

Register of Interests: Mr Freaney is employed by Times Education Supplement and is also a Co-opted Governor at Culcheth High School.

Fr Dave Heywood (Parish Priest)

Type of Governor: Foundation Governor

Appointed by: The Archdiocese of Liverpool

Current term of Office: 1/9/15 to 31/8/19

Committees: Admissions, Appeals.

Specific Responsibilities: Fr Dave has specific responsibility for RE.

Register of Interests: None

Mrs Emma Higham

Type of Governor: Foundation Governor

Appointed by: The Archdiocese of Liverpool

Current term of Office: 9/12/14 to 8/12/18

Committees: Admissions, Staff Disciplinary, Curriculum, Finance/Personnel, Appeals, Appeals (Redundancy), Head Teacher’s Performance Review

Specific Responsibilities: Mrs Higham has specific responsibility for Special Educational Needs, Early Years and Pupil Premium. She is linked to the Reception class.

Register of Interests: None

Mrs Alison Horner

Type of Governor: Parent Governor

Elected by: Parents

Current term of Office: 19/10/16 to 18/10/20

Committees: Admissions, Curriculum, Appeals,

Specific Responsibilities: Mrs Horner has specific responsibility for ‘Big Curriculum’ and is linked to the Year 1 class.

Register of Interests: None

Ms Helen Lennon

Type of Governor: Head Teacher Governor

Appointed by: Governing Body

Current term of Office: Ongoing

Committees: Curriculum, Premises/Health and Safety, Finance/Personnel, Redundancy.

Register of Interests: None

Mr Bernard Murray

Type of Governor: Foundation Governor

Appointed by: The Archdiocese of Liverpool

Current term of Office: 1/12/16 to30/11/20

Committees: Premises/Health and Safety, Finance/Personnel, Head Teacher’s Performance Review

Specific Responsibilities: Mr Murray has specific responsibility for RE and is linked to the Reception class.

Register of Interests: None

Mrs Emma Shaw

Type of Governor: Foundation Governor

Appointed by: The Archdiocese of Liverpool

Current term of Office: 12/3/16 to 11/3/20

Committees: Pupil Discipline/Complaints, Staff Disciplinary, Curriculum, Finance/Personnel, Redundancy.

Specific Responsibilities: Mrs Shaw has specific responsibility for Literacy, Safeguarding and Pupil Premium. She is linked to the Year 5 class.

Register of Interests: None

Mr Michael Truran

Type of Governor: Local Authority Governor

Appointed by: The Local Authority

Current term of Office: 25/11/13 to 24/11/17

Committees: Premises/Health and Safety, Finance/Personnel, Head Teacher’s Performance Review

Specific Responsibilities: Mr Truran has specific responsibility for Training & Support and Equality & Diversity. He is linked to the Year 4 class.

Register of Interests: Mr Truran is a Non-Executive Director of Livewire who provide swimming lessons to schools. His wife is employed at St Oswald’s  as a Teaching Assistant.

Mr Matthew Bluck  

Type of Governor: Associate

Appointed by: The Governing Body

Current term of Office: 6/10/13 to 5/10/17

Voting Rights: No voting rights

Register of Interests: Mr Bluck’s wife is employed at St Oswald’s as the Head Teacher’s PA.