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Meet the Governors

Our Role in School

The aim of the Governing Body is to work with the Headteacher and the staff, in order to help our children achieve their full potential in a happy and caring environment. 

The key ways in which we do this is by

  • monitoring the performance and progress of our children across the key stages 
  • supporting the school staff to help them teach and care for our children
  • deciding on how the resources the school are best used to maximise progress and attainment
  • planning ahead so that the performance of our children and our school continues to improve
  • acting as a critical friend


The Governing Body is representative of the school's community with a wide range of experience and expertise.

Various sub committees can when strategically identified and incorporated focus on for example - 

finance, staffing, curriculum, safeguarding and health & safety. These sub committees will report termly to the Full Governing Body.


We welcome views from pupils, parents and the wider school community and can be contacted at the school address. 

Current List of School Governors
Governor Name Type of Governor







Connections to Staff 

Yes or No

If yes


& How

Term of Office

End Date

Other School

Governor Posts Held


Name of School  & Governor Type 


If yes please state

Business Interests Declared

Yes or No

If Yes please state


Mrs S O Meally FOU CH N 24/01/2024

HT Governor at Our Lady and St Rose of Lima 

Foundation governor at St. Peter's Catholic Primary, B32 3QD

Mrs  M Winters FOU N N 17/01/2024 HT Governor at St Ambrose Barlow Catholic Primary, B28 9JJ None
Mr P Mc Donald FOU VC N 26/07/2020 No None
Mr J Hall FOU N N 15/12/2023 No None
Mr M Silva FOU N N 04/08/2022 No None
Mrs E Harper HT N Yes- N/A

St Peters Catholic Primary School


Daughter is employed as a teacher at English Martyrs' 

Mrs Shroff

Deputy HT

Staff N N 14/11/2020   None


Vacancy Fou          
Vacancy FOU          
Mr M Shafi LA N N   No None
Vacancy PG          


Clerk to Governors:  Mrs J McCorriston


LA-Local Authority nominated or appointed Governor

PG-Elected or appointed Parent Governor

STF-Staff Governor

FOU-Foundation Governor, appointed by Diocesan Education Service

AS-Associate Member

Attendance Record 2018/2019
Governor Name FGB Meeting
Mrs S O Meally 3/3
Mrs M Winters 3/3
Mr P McDonald 3/3
Mr M Moran 2/3
Mr M Silva 3/3
Mr A Khan 3/3
Mrs E Harper 3/3
Mrs J Shroff 3/3


Attendance Record 2017-2018
Governor Name FGB Meeting  
Mrs S O Meally 3/3  
Mrs M Winters 3/3  
Mr P McDonald 3/3  
Mr M Moran 2/3  
Mr M Silva 3/3  
Mre E Harper 3/3  
Mrs J Shroff 3/3  
Mr Shafi  1/1  


Annual Governance Statement for the Governing Body September 2019