Governor Page

On this page you can find out all about our Governors.

What do Governors do?

  1. Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  2. Hold the Head teacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils.
  3. Oversee the financial performance of the school making sure its money is well spent

We have 9 Governors made up as follows:

  • 6 Foundation Governors
  • 1 Staff Governor
  • 2 Parent Governors
  • 1 LA Governor - currently vacant

Who are we?

  • Dr Rev David Jacks - Exo- Officio - Appointed by Bishop of Manchester
  • Mrs R. Vaughan, Foundation Governor - Appointed by Christ Church PCC in 2017
  • Mrs A McGowan, Foundation Governor - Appointed by Christ Church PCC in 2015
  • Mrs B Gaskin, Foundation Governor - Appointed by Christ Church PCC in 2011
  • Mrs G Breley, Foundation Governor - Appointed by Christ Church PCC in 2004
  • Mrs J Perry, Foundation Governor appointed by Manchester Diocesan Board of Education in 2008
  • Mr S Withnall, Foundation Governor - Appointed by Christ Church PCC in 1997
  • Miss Suzanne Fildes, Head teacher Ex-officio, 2016
  • Mrs J Hilton, Staff Governor - Appointed by School Staff in 2007
  • Mr M.R. Preston - Appointed by Parents in 2004
  • Mrs D Whiteley- Appointed by Parents in 2017
  • Mrs Z McQuillan - (Observer - Non voting member)

 

When do we meet?

As a Whole Governing Body we meet every term, however we meet in smaller sub-committees on a more regular basis. Some of these committees are statutory and some non statutory. These committees include:

  • Personnel, Staffing and Pay - Chair Stenten Withnall
  • Finance - Chair Matthew Preston
  • General Purposes - Chair Judith Hilton
  • Curriculum and Monitoring Standards of Achievement - Chair Gillian Breley
  • Admissions
  • Appeals
  • School Complaints Panel
  • Working Parties
  • Head teacher Performance Management.

Our meeting schedule can be found on the calendar page.

Please click the link below to view our curriculum schedule.

Would you like to become a Governor?

Being a school governor is an important role but you do not need to have any particular skills, knowledge or experience to become a governor. What you need to bring is: a commitment to school life; the ability to work with others; patience and enthusiasm; a willingness to learn; a commitment to working openly and democratically; and, most importantly a willingness to spend what time you can offer getting involved in school life. Our governors typically spend about 10 hours a month contributing to school life (attending meetings, undertaking training, visiting school, participating in school events and much more) but some do less and you can do a lot more if you choose.

The most important thing to note is that governors are a team, not a collection of individuals or groups with separate agendas. However much we may differ in our opinions and experiences we are united by our commitment to the school and the responsibility we share for its long-term success. In short, we have a common purpose. If you are interested in finding out more about becoming a school governor please get in touch with us!

Relevant Pecuniary Interest Declarations

  • Matthew Preston - self employed.

Other material interests:

  • Judith Hilton - Mark Hilton - minor maintenance

Governor roles in other educational institutions

  • Zoe McQuillan 
  • Janet Perry

Recently serving Governors

  • Joanne Holbrook - 1994 - 2018
  • Rekah Patel-Harrison -December 2013 - December 2016
  • Elaine Horridge - September 2000 to July 2016
  • Revd Lee Longden - July 2008 to 21st March 2015
  • Philip Blakeney - 31st July 2004 to 5th December 2014

Attendance Record

 

 

FGB AGM

FGB

Gen Purp

Finance

Curriculum and outcomes

Personnel, staffing and Pay

Admissions

HT Appraisal

20.09.18

06.12.18

21.03.19

04.07.18

16.10.18

15.01.19

30.04.19

07.11.18

30.01.19

08.05.19

19.11.18

11.03.19

24.06.19

22.10.18

04.03.19

21.05.19

06.02.19

27.09.18

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Mrs R Vaughan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs A McGowan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs B Gaskin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs G Breley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs J Perry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr S Withnall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miss S Fildes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs J Hilton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr M Preston

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs D Whiteley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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