St Benedict’s Catholic Primary School Hindley

01942 253522

Abbott Street, Hindley, Wigan,, Lancashire WN2 3DG

We Learn and Grow together with Jesus

Governors

St Benedict’s Catholic Primary School Governing Body

The remit for the Governing Body is to:

a) Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;

b) Hold the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and

c) Oversee the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

Governing Body Composition:

Type of Governor No.
Foundation 6
Headteacher 1
Local Authority 1
Parent 1
Staff 1
Associate Members (Asset Committee – no voting rights) 1

Names of Governors Type of Governor Current Term of Office Date of appointment

 

 

Term of Office End Date Appointing Body
 Mr Ged Ginty (Chair)  Foundation  Four years  1/09/2016 31/08/2020  Liverpool Archdiocese
Mrs J Liptrot (Vice Chair) Foundation Four years 1/10/2014 30/9/2018 Liverpool Archdiocese
Mrs A Addis Foundation Four years 22/2/2016 21/2/2020 Liverpool Archdiocese (pending confirmation)
Mr P Bibby Parent Four years 24/6/2015 23/6/2019 Elected by parents
Mrs J Dawes Foundation Four years 1/9/2016 31/8/2020 Liverpool Archdiocese
Mr D Gaskell Foundation Four years 1/9/2014 31/8/2018 Liverpool Archdiocese
Mr P Hassett Local Authority Four years 11/1/2015 10/1/2019 Wigan Council
Miss S Scally Staff Four years 21/9/2015 20/9/2019 Elected by staff
Mrs E Simpson Foundation Four years 3/10/20 2/10/2020 Liverpool Archdiocese
Mrs J Taberner Headteacher N/A 1/1/2003 N/A Ex-officio
Mrs J Fowler Associate Member – Asset Committee N/A 26/9/2016 N/A Governing Body – appointment reviewed each year

Governors who have left the Governing Body within the last twelve months

Names of Governors Type of Governor Date of resignation
Mrs M Calderbank Foundation 10/3/2016
Mr M Beesley Foundation 31/8/2016
Mr D Bradshaw Parent 26/9/2016

Specific Responsibilities

Responsibility Name
Inclusion Governor Miss S Scally
Safeguarding/Child Protection Governor Mrs A Addis
English Governor Mrs J Dawes
Maths Governor Mr P Hassett
Health and Safety Governor Mr G Ginty
Standards Governor Mrs A Addis, Mr P Bibby, Mrs J Liptrot & Mrs E Simpson
Pupil Premium Governor tbc
Forum Governor Mrs J Dawes
Link Governor Mrs J Taberner
Computing Governor Mr P Bibby
Church Governor Mrs J Taberner
SMSC Governor Mrs J Liptrot

Committee Structure

Terms of Reference for all committees are available on request from school.

Asset Committee Policy and Standards Committee Admissions Committee Performance Management / Pay Committee
Remit: To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding, Finance, Personnel and Health and Safety Remit: To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding, Standards in school and the curriculum Remit: To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding, school admissions Remit: To make decisions about performance related pay for teachers and the headteacher
Membership Membership Membership Mrs J Dawes
Mrs J Dawes Mrs J Taberner Mrs J Taberner Mrs A Addis
Mr D Gaskell Mrs A Addis Mrs A Addis Mrs J Liptrot
Mrs J Taberner Mrs J Liptrot Miss Scally  Mr G Ginty
Mrs J Fowler Miss S Scally
Mr P Hassett Mr P Bibby
Mrs J Liptrot
 Mr G Ginty

Ad-hoc Committees:

  • Staff Disciplinary
  • Pupil Disciplinary
  • Complaints
  • Appeals

Three governors with no prior knowledge will be called alphabetically to form the committee.

Register of Interests

Name Details of Pecuniary Interest Details of personal interest
Mrs A Addis Nil Governor is the sister-in-law of a TA in school
Mr P Bibby Nil Nil
Mrs J Dawes Husband owns a fencing services firm who services local schools Husband owns a fencing services firm who services local schools
Mrs J Fowler Nil Nil
Mr D Gaskell Nil Nil
Mrs J Taberner Nil Nil
Mr P Hassett Member of the Law Society Daughter attends school
Mrs J Liptrot (Vice Chair) Nil Governor is the sister of a TA in school
Miss S Scally Nil Nil
Mrs E Simpson
 Mr G Ginty  Nil  Governor is husband of a TA in school

Attendance Record

Name of Governor Dates of Full Governing Body Meetings Attended
21/9/2015 23/11/2015 14/3/2016 21/6/2016 26/9/2016

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

Mrs J Dawes

Mrs A Addis

Apol

Mr D Gaskell

Mrs J Liptrot

Apols

Mr G Ginty

Apols

Mrs J Taberner

Mr P Hassett

Apols

Apols

Mr P Bibby

Miss S Scally

Apols

Mrs E Simpson


Name of Governor Dates of Asset Committee Meetings
2/11/2015 29/2/2015 25/4/2016 7/11/2016

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

Mrs J Dawes

Mr D Gaskell

Mrs J Liptrot

Apols

Mr G Ginty

Mrs J Taberner

Mr P Hassett

Mrs J Fowler


Name of Governor Dates of Policy and Standards Committee Meetings
6/10/2015 12/11/2015 10/3/2016 9/6/2016

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

Mrs A Addis

Apols

Mrs J Liptrot

Apols

Mrs J Taberner

Mr P Bibby

Apols

Apols

Miss S Scally

Apols


Name of Governor Date of Pay Committee Meeting
21/9/2015 26/9/2016

YES

NO

YES

NO

Mr G Ginty

Mrs J Dawes

Mrs J Taberner

Mrs A Addis


Name of Governor Dates of Extra Ordinary Full Governing Body Meetings Attended
3/2/2016

YES

NO

Mrs J Dawes

Mrs A Addis

Apols

Mr M Beesley

Mr D Gaskell

Mrs J Liptrot

Apols

Mr G Ginty

Apols

Mrs J Taberner

Mr P Hassett

Mr P Bibby

Mr D Bradshaw

Miss S Scally