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Governing Body

 

The Governing Board of St. Bernadette’s RC Primary School works with the Headteacher to preserve and develop the Catholic ethos of the school and promote and maintain high standards of educational achievement. The three core functions of the Governing Board are:

  • 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 and,
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

The Headteacher is responsible for the internal organisation, management and control of the school and the implementation of the strategic framework established by the governing body.

See table below for our current governing body - please scroll horizontally to access full table.

Governor/ Associate Member

Category

Date Appointed (most recent re-appointment)

 

Term of Office expires

 

Position of Responsibility

Committee

Attendance at FGB 2017 - 2018

Business/Pecuniary Or conflicts of Interest.

Date of declaration

 

Attendance at Sub-Committees 2016-2017

Governance role at another Education Establishment

Aut 

Spr

Sum

Kathleen Mullen

Foundation

20/10/15

19/10/19

Chair of FGB

S&C

Y

 

 

-

1 of 1

 

Fr John McElhone

Foundation

08/09/15

07/09/19

Vice Chair of FGB

C,F&C

 

-

 

 

-

1 of 1

St. Aidan's RC Primary School

Laura Dickinson

Foundation

14/09/15

13/09/19

Chair of S&C

S&C (Chair)

-

 

 

-

1 of 1

Westmoor Primary School

Laura Fallon

Head teacher

01/09/15

-

HT

C,F&C/S&C/

RM/Ad/App

Y

 

 

-

3 of 3

Stefan Humble

Parent

16/10/15

 

15/10/19

 

Elected by parents

Chair of RM

RM (Chair)

Y

 

 

 

1 of 1

 

Jayne Miley

Parent

20/11/16

19/10/20

Elected by Parents

RM

Y

 

 

 

1 of 1

Alison Miller

Foundation

08/09/15

07/09/19

Chair of C,F&C

C,F&C (Chair)

Y

 

 

 

1 of 1

 

Trish Morris Foundation 08/09/15 07/09/19 S&C

S&C

Y     - 1 of 1  

Tony Turnbull

Foundation

08/09/15

07/09/19

-

RM

-

 

 

-

1 of 1

 

Imelda Milner

Associate

04/11/15

FGB

03/11/19

-

FGB

Y

 

 

Spouse of class teacher Mr Milner

N/A

 

Lisa Dempsey 

Associate 

06/04/17

05/04/19

-

FGB

Y

 

 

 

N/A

 

 

                     

Committees

S & C – Standards and Curriculum Committee

RM – Resource Management Committee

C,F & C - Children, Families and Community Committee

Ad - Admissions Committee