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

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