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Governors

Welcome to our Governors’ section. 

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

 

Chair of Governors - Ann Naylor

Vice Chair - Bernard Sweeney

 

Committees and Chairs:

Full Governors – Ann Naylor

Finance and staffing – Ann Naylor

Premises and Buildings – Jennifer Jackson

Admissions – Bernard Sweeney

Curriculum – Jennifer Jackson

Pupil Discipline/Welfare – Ann Naylor (Appeals -Andrea Ormsby)

Staff attendance/ discipline and dismissal –Ann Naylor (appeals –Andrew Smith)

Annual Governance Statement for the Governing Board of St Richard’s Catholic Primary School School Year 2021 -2022

Governor Constitution

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

St Richard's Catholic Primary School, Skelmersdale

Constitution

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nominating Authority

First Appointed

Term Start

Term End

 

Foundation governors

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs Sheila Horridge

Liverpool Archdiocese

19 Nov 2020

19 Nov 2020

18 Nov 2024

 

Vacancy    

 

Mrs Ann Naylor

Liverpool Archdiocese

27 Nov 2018

01 Jan 2020

31 Dec 2023

 

Mrs Andrea Ormsby

Liverpool Archdiocese

02 Apr 2012

02 Apr 2020

01 Apr 2024

 

Mrs Gemma Price

Liverpool Archdiocese

19 Feb 2014

25 Oct 2022

24 Oct 2026

 

Mr Bernard Sweeney

Liverpool Archdiocese

01 Sep 1996

01 Sep 2020

31 Aug 2024

 

Mrs Anne-Marie Warrington

Liverpool Archdiocese

01 Sep 2020

01 Sep 2020

31 Aug 2024

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parent governors

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Andrew Smith

 

01 Sep 2011

01 Sep 2019

31 Aug 2023

 

Mrs Jane Steadman

 

12 Dec 2018

12 Dec 2018

11 Dec 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Staff governors

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Headteachers

 

 

 

 

 

Mr Jennifer Jackson

 

1 Sept 2022

1 Sept 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local Authority Governors

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs Emma Caunce

 

20 Jan 2020

20 Jan 2020

19 Jan 2024

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Members

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs Linda Preston

 

 

01 Sep 2020

31 Aug 2024

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our foundation governors are appointed by the Archdiocese, parent governors are elected, LA governors are appointed LA and staff governor is voted in.

Governors who resigned previously:

Marie Lewis First appointed 2 Apr 2016 and stepped down 1st July 2022

Michael Holden stepped down 31st August 2022 due to retirement 

Mr Maciej Turkowski – appointed 15th May 2014 and stepped down Sept 2019

Julie Else – appointed 14/11/2013 and stepped down 1/1/19

 

Governor roles:

 

Andrea Ormsby – RE and SEN

Gemma Price – Website, Maths, PHSE (inc. Eco and FairTrade) and Training Link Governor

Ann Naylor – Chair, Child protection, LASGB Governor, MFL

Bernard Sweeney – Vice Chair 

Dr Andrew Smith – Computing

Jane Steadman –Art, DT and History

Jennifer Jackson - Head

Linda Preston – Associated member and Early Years

Emma Caunce - LEA Governor and PE

Anne-Marie Warrington - English and Science

Sheila Horridge - Geography, Music, Pupil Premium

 

Jennifer Jackson is Acting Head for 2022-23 academic year.

Governor Interests

 

 

 

 

 

 

St Richard's Catholic Primary School, Skelmersdale

Declarations of Interest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current Governors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Member

Confirmed

Entity

Nature

Notes

From

To

Emma Caunce

authority

 

 

Nothing to declare: Confirmed 18 May 2021

 

 

 

 

 

-

-

-

 

 

Mrs Sheila Horridge

foundation

 

 

Nothing to declare: Confirmed 13 Oct 2021

 

 

 

 

 

-

-

-

 

 

Mrs Jennifer Jackson

Headteacher

 

 

Confirmed 17 Jan 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

none

 

 

 

Mrs Ann Naylor

foundation

 

 

Confirmed 5 Nov 2021

 

 

 

 

 

St Francis of Assisi Catholic School

Headteacher

 

01 Oct 20

 

Andrea Ormsby

foundation

 

 

Nothing to declare: Confirmed 2 Nov 2021

 

 

 

 

 

-

-

-

 

 

Mrs Linda Preston

member

 

 

Confirmed 19 Oct 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mark Preston (Husband)  sit supervisor within St Richards school and also maintenance man

 

 

 

Mrs Gemma Price

foundation

 

 

Nothing to declare: Confirmed 12 Oct 2021

 

 

 

 

 

-

-

-

 

 

Andrew Smith

parent

 

 

Confirmed 31 Oct 2021

 

 

 

 

 

Health & Safety Executive

Employee

 

 

 

Mrs Jane Steadman

parent

 

 

Nothing to declare: Confirmed 31 Oct 2021

 

 

 

 

 

-

-

-

 

 

Bernard Sweeney

foundation

 

 

Confirmed by Debbie Wenham on 21 Oct 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

Anne-Marie WARRINGTON

foundation

 

 

Confirmed 15 Jan 2020

 

 

 

 

 

Bishop Martin C Of E School Sklemersdale

Employee

Deputy Headteacher

 

 

Mrs Debbie Wenham

clerk

 

 

Confirmed 19 Oct 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

None

 

19 Oct 20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attendance of Meetings 2022-23

 

Autumn Term 2022

Finance and Staffing  - Tuesday 4th October 4pm

Present: J Jackson, A Naylor, A Ormsby and A Sumner (observer)

Apologies: A Smith and B Sweeney

Full Governors (with Curriculum committee) - Tuesday 11th October 4pm

Present:  J Jackson, A Naylor, S Horridge, A Ormsby, J  Steadman, G Price, L Preston and A Sumner (observer)

Apologies:  A Smith, AM Warrington and B Sweeney

 

Premises (Sites) and Buildings - Tuesday 11th October 5pm

Present: J Jackson, A Naylor and L Preston

Apologies:  A Smith and B Sweeney

Attendance of Meetings 2021-22

 

Autumn Term

 

 Finance & Staffing Committee

8:00 AM on 5 Oct 2021

 

 

 

Name

Governor Type

Attended

Michael Holden

Headteacher

Attended

Mrs Jennifer Jackson

Staff governor

Attended

Mrs Ann Naylor

Foundation governor

Attended

Andrew Smith

Parent governor

Attended

Bernard Sweeney

Foundation governor

Attended

 

 

 Full Governing Board

4:00 PM on 12 Oct 2021

 

 

 

Name

Governor Type

Attended

Emma Caunce

Local Authority Governor

Apologies Accepted

Michael Holden

Headteacher

Attended

Mrs Sheila Horridge

Foundation governor

Attended

Mrs Jennifer Jackson

Staff governor

Attended

Maria Lewis

Foundation governor

Apologies Accepted

Mrs Ann Naylor

Foundation governor

Attended

Andrea Ormsby

Foundation governor

Attended

Mrs Linda Preston

Member

Attended

Mrs Gemma Price

Foundation governor

Attended

Andrew Smith

Parent governor

Attended

Mrs Jane Steadman

Parent governor

Attended

Bernard Sweeney

Foundation governor

Attended

Anne-Marie WARRINGTON

Foundation governor

Apologies Accepted

Mrs Debbie Wenham

Clerk

Attended

 

 

Sites & Buildings Committee 

5:00 PM on 12 Oct 2021

 

 

 

Name

Governor Type

Attended

Michael Holden

Headteacher

Attended

Mrs Jennifer Jackson

Staff governor

Attended

Mrs Ann Naylor

Foundation governor

Apologies Accepted

Mrs Linda Preston

Member

Attended

Andrew Smith

Parent governor

Attended

Bernard Sweeney

Foundation governor

Attended

 

Spring Term

 

 

Full Governors

Tuesday 8th March                    2022 at 5 pm.

 

Present:

Ann Naylor    (Chair)

 

Jennifer Jackson

 

Linda Preston

 

Gemma Price

 

Andrea Ormsby

 

Sheila Horridge

 

Jane Steadman

 

Emma Caunce

 

Annemarie Warrington

 

Michael Holden  (Headteacher)

 

 

In Attendance:

Deborah Wenham  (Clerk to Governors)

Guest

Claire Dagnall (Pupil Premium Lead Teacher)

 

 

Summer Term

 

 

Attendance:

 

M Holden

J Jackson

L Preston

G Price

A Naylor

B Sweeney

S Horridge

E Caunce

Ann Marie Warrington

 

Sites & Buildings Meeting

Tuesday 7th June 2022 – 5pm

 

Committee members Present Mike Holden, Ann Naylor, Linda Preston, Jen Jackson Bernard Sweeney

 

Apologies: Andrew Smith

 

 

 

Governor's Impact Statement

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