Name of Governing Body: Holy Family Catholic Primary School

The remit for the Governing Body is to:

  • Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • Hold the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
  • Oversee the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

Governing Body Composition:

Type of Governor No.
Foundation 7
Headteacher 1
Local Authority 1
Parent 2
Staff 1

Type of Governor Names of Governors Term Start Term End
Headteachers Mrs Janice Taberner    
Local Authority Governors Mrs Jan Watkin 12 Jan 2017 11 Jan 2021
Foundation governors Mr Dean Cullen 28 Oct 2018 27 Oct 2022
Mr Tony Hegarty 12 Jan 2017 11 Jan 2021
Mrs Maureen Middlehurst 24 Feb 2017 23 Feb 2021
Mrs Ruth Rowlance 09 Mar 2017 08 Mar 2021
Mr David Sharpe 18 Jan 2017 17 Jan 2021
Mrs Angharad Wheatley 03 Oct 2017 02 Oct 2021
Vacancy (1)    
Parent governors Mr Mike Dawber 28 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2021
Mrs Donna Sixsmith 05 Dec 2018 04 Dec 2022
Staff governors Mrs Jacqui Bradshaw 26 Jan 2017 25 Jan 2021

Specific Responsibilities

Responsibility Name
Safeguarding/Child Protection Governor Mrs J Watkin
SEND Governor Mrs A Wheatley
Health and Safety Governor Miss A Corral
Pupil Premium Governor Mr M Dawber
RE Governor Mrs E Fairhurst

Committee Details

Ht Perf Mgt

Names of Governors  Roles Term Starts Term Ends
Mrs Maureen Middlehurst Foundation governor EYFS 24 Feb 2017 23 Feb 2021
Mr Mike Dawber Parent governor ViceChair
Pupil Premium
28 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2021
Mrs Ruth Rowlance Foundation governor   09 Mar 2017 08 Mar 2021

Resources Committee

Names of Governors  Roles Term Starts Term Ends
Mrs Janice Taberner Headteacher Headteacher    
Mr David Sharpe Foundation governor GovernorHub Champion 18 Jan 2017 17 Jan 2021
Mr Tony Hegarty Foundation governor Chair 12 Jan 2017 11 Jan 2021
Mrs Maureen Middlehurst Foundation governor EYFS 24 Feb 2017 23 Feb 2021
Mr Mike Dawber (Chair) Parent governor ViceChair
Pupil Premium
28 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2021
Mrs Ruth Rowlance Foundation governor   09 Mar 2017 08 Mar 2021
Mrs Donna Sixsmith Parent governor   05 Dec 2018 04 Dec 2022

Standards Committee

Names of Governors  Roles Term Starts Term Ends
Mrs Janice Taberner Headteacher Headteacher    
Mr David Sharpe Foundation governor GovernorHub Champion 18 Jan 2017 17 Jan 2021
Mrs Angharad Wheatley Foundation governor SEND 03 Oct 2017 02 Oct 2021
Mr Tony Hegarty Foundation governor Chair 12 Jan 2017 11 Jan 2021
Mrs Jan Watkin Local Authority Governor Safeguarding/Child Protection 12 Jan 2017 11 Jan 2021
Mrs Jacqui Bradshaw Staff governor   26 Jan 2017 25 Jan 2021
Mrs Maureen Middlehurst (Chair) Foundation governor EYFS 24 Feb 2017 23 Feb 2021
Mr Dean Cullen Foundation governor Data Governor 28 Oct 2018 27 Oct 2022
Mrs Donna Sixsmith Parent governor   05 Dec 2018 04 Dec 2022


Committee Structure

Terms of reference for all committees are available on request from school.

Resources Committee Curriculum and Standards Committee Pay Committee
Remit: To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding, Finance, Personnel and Health and Safety Remit: To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding, Standards in school and the curriculum Remit: To make decisions about performance related pay for teachers and the headteacher
Membership Membership Mr A Hegarty(Chair)
Mr D Sharpe (Chair) Mrs M Middlehurst (Chair) Mrs M Middlehurst
Miss A Corral Mrs A Wheatly AN Other
Mr A Hegarty Mrs J Watkin  
Mrs M Middlehurst Mrs J Bradshaw  
Mr M Dawber Mr M Collard  
Mrs R Rowlance Mrs E Fairhurst  

Ad-hoc Committees:

  • Staff Disciplinary
  • Pupil Discipline
  • Complaints
  • Appeals

Three governors with no prior knowledge will be called alphabetically to form the committee.

Register of Interests

Name Details of Pecuniary Interest Details of personal interest
Remit: To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding, Finance, Personnel and Health and Safety Remit: To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding, Standards in school and the curriculum Remit: To make decisions about performance related pay for teachers and the headteacher
Mr A Hegarty (Chair) Nil Nil
Mr M Dawber (Vice Chair) Nil Parent
Mrs J Watkin Nil Nil
Mrs J Taberner Nil Nil
Miss A Corral Nil Parent
Mrs J Bradshaw Nil Nil
Mrs E Fairhurst Nil Nil
Mrs A Wheatley Nil Parent
Mr D Sharpe Nil Parent
Mrs R Rowlance Nil Nil
Mrs M Middlehurst Nil Nil
Mr M Collard Nil Nil

Attendance Record

Name of Governor Dates of Full Governing Body Meetings Attended
  19.09.2018 05.12.2018 16.01.2019 03.04.2019
YES NO YES NO YES NO YES NO
Mrs Jacqui Bradshaw Y   Y          
Mr Martin Collard N              
Mr Dean Cullen     Y   Y      
Mr Mike Dawber Y   Y   Y      
Mrs Elizabeth Fairhurst   N            
Mrs Sophie Gardiner Y   Y   Y      
Mr Tony Hegarty Y   Y   Y      
Mrs Maureen Middlehurst   N Y   Y      
Mrs Ruth Rowlance   N Y     NS    
Mr David Sharpe   N   N   N    
Mrs Donna Sixsmith         Y      
Mrs Janice Taberner Y   Y   Y      
Mrs Jan Watkin Y     NS Y      
Mrs Angharad Wheatley Y   Y   Y      


Name of Governor Dates of Resources Committee Meetings
  17.10.2018 14.03.2019
YES NO YES NO
Mrs Jacqui Bradshaw        
Mr Martin Collard        
Mr Dean Cullen        
Mr Mike Dawber Y   Y  
Mrs Elizabeth Fairhurst        
Mrs Sophie Gardiner        
Mr Tony Hegarty   N Y  
Mrs Maureen Middlehurst   N Y  
Mrs Ruth Rowlance   N Y  
Mr David Sharpe   N Y  
Mrs Donna Sixsmith     Y  
Mrs Janice Taberner Y   Y  
Mrs Jan Watkin        
Mrs Angharad Wheatley        


Name of Governor Dates of Curriculum and Standards Committee Meetings
  21.11.2018 16.01.2019
YES NO YES NO
Mrs Jacqui Bradshaw Y   Y  
Mr Martin Collard        
Mr Dean Cullen     Y  
Mr Mike Dawber        
Mrs Elizabeth Fairhurst        
Mrs Sophie Gardiner        
Mr Tony Hegarty Y   Y  
Mrs Maureen Middlehurst Y   Y  
Mrs Ruth Rowlance        
Mr David Sharpe Y     N
Mrs Donna Sixsmith     Y  
Mrs Janice Taberner     Y  
Mrs Jan Watkin     Y  
Mrs Angharad Wheatley     Y  


Name of Governor Date of Pay Committee Meeting
  ???.2017
YES NO
Mr A Hegarty Y  
Mrs M Middlehurst Y  
AN Other    


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