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Governors

The Holy Trinity Catholic Federation

 

On January 1st 2018 Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School (Weston-super-Mare) and St Joseph's Catholic Primary and Nursery School (Burnham on Sea) became federated as The Holy Trinity Catholic Federation with one Governing body.

 

The federation is an exciting new project for local Catholic Schools and the Governors chosen will work closely with Clifton Diocese and the Local Authorities to build a strong structure to take both schools forward.

Governing Board

The names of the schools in the federation are Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School and St Joseph’s Catholic Primary and Nursery School. The name of the Governing Board is The Governing Board of the Holy Trinity Catholic Federation. The Governing Board consists of:

  • 8 Foundation Governors
  • 2 Parent Governors
  • 1 Executive Headteacher
  • 1 Staff Governor
  • 1 LA Governor
  • 1 Co-opted Governor

 

The Governors are responsible for fulfilling the three core functions:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff;
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

 

As a Federation of Catholic Schools, we have Foundation Governors on the Board. Foundation Governors are personally appointed by the Bishop to represent his interests and those of the Catholic community as a whole. As we as sharing the responsibility of the three core functions, Foundation Governors are appointed specifically to ensure:

  • that the religious character of the school is preserved
  • that the school is conducted in accordance with its trust deed
  • that the religious education curriculum is in accordance with the Bishop’s policy for the Diocese.

 

Richard Ashby

Foundation Governor

Responsibilities:

Committees:

Date Appointed: 04 Jan 2019

Term of Office: 03 Jan 2023

Business Interests:

Governance Roles in other educational institutions:

 

Gerard Bromley (Vice Chair of Governors)

Foundation Governor

Responsibilities: Health and Safety and Sports Premium

Committees: Admissions, Resources, and Quality and Standards

Date Appointed: 01 Jan 2018

Term of Office: 31 Dec 2021

Business, Personal and Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance Roles in other educational institutions: None

 

Matthew Coggins

Parent Governor

Responsibilities: Personal Development, and Behaviour and Welfare

Committees: Mission and Ethos

Date Appointed: 12 Dec 2017

Term of Office: 11 Dec 2021

Business, Personal and Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance Roles in other educational institutions: None

 

Siana Frampton

Clerk to Governors

Responsibilities: Clerk

Committees: Mission and Ethos, Pay and Performance Management, Resources, and Quality and Standards

Date Appointed: 01 Jan 2018

Term of Office:

Business, Personal and Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance Roles in other educational institutions: Clerk for St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Bridgwater

 

Bob Garner

Foundation Governor

Responsibilities: None

Committees: Pay and Performance Management

Date Appointed: 27 Mar 2018

Term of Office: 26 Mar 2022

Business, Personal and Pecuniary Interests: Elected Member of North Somerset Council/RNLI Committee Member

Governance Roles in other educational institutions: None

 

Deborah Green

Staff Governor

Responsibilities: None

Committees: Mission and Ethos

Date Appointed: 11 Jul 2018

Term of Office: 10 Jul 2022

Business, Personal and Pecuniary Interests: Employee at St Joseph’s

Governance Roles in other educational institutions: None

 

Father Tom Gunning

Foundation Governor

Responsibilities: None

Committees: Mission and Ethos

Date Appointed: 15 Oct 2018

Term of Office: 14 Oct 2022

Business, Personal and Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance Roles in other educational institutions: None

 

Reg Huxtable

Foundation Governor

Responsibilities: Data Protection and Finance

Committees: Admissions, and Resources

Date Appointed: 01 Jan 2018

Term of Office: 31 Dec 2021

Business, Personal and Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance Roles in other educational institutions: None

 

Allan Paver (Chair of Governors)

Foundation Governor

Responsibilities: Chair

Committees: Admissions, Mission and Ethos, Pay and Performance Management, and Quality and Standards

Date Appointed: 01 Jan 2018

Term of Office: 31 Dec 2021

Business, Personal and Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance Roles in other educational institutions: None

 

Clare Poole

Foundation Governor

Responsibilities: Safer Recruitment

Committees: Pay and Performance Management, and Resources

Date Appointed: 01 Jan 2018

Term of Office: 31 Dec 2021

Business, Personal and Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance Roles in other educational institutions: None

 

Nicola Scribens

Parent Governor

Responsibilities: Data Protection

Committees: Pay and Performance Management, and Resources

Date Appointed: 12 Dec 2017

Term of Office: 11 Dec 2021

Business, Personal and Pecuniary Interests: Employee at North Somerset Council

Governance Roles in other educational institutions: None

 

Helen Taylor

Executive Headteacher

Responsibilities: Executive Headteacher

Committees: Mission and Ethos, Pay and Performance Management, Resources, and Quality and Standards

Date Appointed: N/A

Term of Office: N/A

Business, Personal and Pecuniary Interests: Employed by Holy Trinity Catholic Federation

Governance Roles in other educational institutions: None

 

Sara Wills

Foundation Governor

Responsibilities: Finance and Pupil Premium

Committees: Resources

Date Appointed: 01 Jan 2018

Term of Office: 31 Dec 2021

Business, Personal and Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance Roles in other educational institutions: None

Governor Attendance

Instrument of Government and Trust Deed

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