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Committee Structure

Committee Structure for 2022-2023

Admissions Committee:

Mrs Elizabeth Rippon
Deacon Hugh Parry
Mrs Sinead Cheeseborough
Mrs Brigid Hincks (Chair of Committee)
Mrs Nicola Dennison

Finance Committee:

Dr Pete Barry
Mrs Elizabeth Rippon
Dr Peter Hartley (Chair of Committee)
Mrs Brigid Hincks
Mr Andy McLaughlin

Premises Committee:

Mr Mike Board
Mrs Sam James
Mrs Elizabeth Rippon
Mrs Sinead Cheeseborough
Mrs Brigid Hincks

HR & Pay Committee:

Mrs Margaret Bond (Chair of Committee)
Mrs Elizabeth Rippon
Mr Brian Cassidy

Mrs Gemma Hinchliffe

Mr Andy Webb

Curriculum & SEND Committee:

Mrs Elizabeth Rippon

Mrs Brigid Hincks
Mrs Nicola Dennison
Mr Nathan Rickard
Mrs Rachel McMillan (Chair of Committee)
Mrs Sinead Cheeseborough

Mr Andy Webb

Performance Management Committee:

Dr Peter Hartley (Chair of Committee)
Mrs Brigid Hincks
To be confirmed



IT Governor:

Dr Pete Barry

Pupil Premium Governor:

Mrs Sinead Cheeseborough

SEND Governor:

Mrs Nicola Dennison

Complaints/Appeal Committee:

To be appointed if/as/when required


Mrs Elizabeth Rippon
Mr Brian Cassidy

Clerk to the Governors:

Mrs Jane Farrell



Health & Safety and Risk Management are incorporated in the Premises Committee

Pupil Discipline and Staff Dismissal are incorporated in the Human Resource Committee although the Head Teacher alone can exclude a pupil from school.

The Admissions, Pupil Discipline and Appeal Committees need an independent clerk (NOT A GOVERNOR).

Full Governing Body

Attendance at Meetings - Academic Year 2022-2023

If you would like to request paper copies of the Governing Body minutes, please contact the school office.










Out of possible

Peter BarryYYYNY 46
Mike BoardYYYYN 46
Margaret BondYNYYY 46
Brian CassidyNYYNN 26
Sinead CheeseboroughYNYYY 46
Father Ansel D'Mello---YN 13 (Note 2)
Nicola DennisonYYNYY 46
Peter HartleyYYYYY 56
Gemma HinchliffeYNYNY 36
Brigid HincksYYYYY 56
Samantha JamesYYYYY 56
Andrew McLaughlinNNYNN 16
Rachel McMillanYYYNN 36
Hugh ParryYYYYY 56
Nathan RickardYYYNY 46 (Note 1)
Elizabeth RipponYYYYY 56
Andy WebbYYNYN 3


Note 1 - Associate Governor without voting rights

Note 2 - Started 27th January 2023