St George's

Church of England Primary School

Governors

The purpose of governance is to provide confident, strategic leadership and to create robust accountability, oversight and assurance for educational and financial performance

Here is a list of our School Governors their appointing body and their positions.

Name Position
Reverend David Arnold (Ex officio-Foundation) Chair of Governors 
Mr John Bradley (Foundation) Chair of Buildings committee
Dr Alan Gibson (Foundation) Chair of Staffing committee
Mr Stephen Pollard (Foundation) Chair of Finance committee/Chair of Teaching School Committee
Mrs Sarah Kirkpatrick (Foundation)
Mrs Samantha Trafford (Foundation)
Mr Brian Addison (Foundation)
Mr Wayne Barclay (Parent)
Mrs Ruth Quaglieri-Woods (Parent)
Mr Simon Newell  (Foundation)
Mrs Jenny Leap (Staff)
Vacancy (Authority)
Mr Andrew Purcell (Headteacher)

The different categories of governors on our governing body are:

  • parent governors who have a child in school at the time of their election, and are elected by the parents with children at the school;
  • staff governors who are members of staff at the school and are elected by their colleagues;
  • foundation governors are appointed on to the governing body by Blackburn Diocesan Board of Education via nomination by St George’s CE Church PCC;
  • local authority (LA) governors who are nominated by the local councillor and appointed by the governing body;
  • the Headteacher (HT) is also a member of the governing body by right of the position they hold in the school;
  • associate members are not actually governors but can be appointed to serve on committees and attend meetings of the full governing body. They do not have the right to vote at meetings of the full governing body but may been given voting rights on the committees that they are a member of, but these rights can only be given by the governing body.

The different committees our governing body has are:

There are also separate disciplinary and appeals committees which are convened if they are required.

Buildings committee:

  • Mr J Bradley (ch)
  • Mr S Pollard
  • Mr A Purcell
  • Mr B Addison

Finance committee

  • Mr J Bradley
  • Dr A Gibson
  • Mr S Pollard ( Ch)
  • Mr A Purcell
  • Mrs S Trafford
  • Mr W Barclay

 

Curriculum committee

  • Mrs S Kirkpatrick (Ch)
  • Mrs J Leap
  • Mr S Newell
  • Mrs R Quaglieri-Woods
  • Mrs S Trafford

Staffing committee inc Performance Management/ Pay Committee

  • Dr A Gibson  (Ch)
  • Mrs S Trafford

Teaching School Committee

  • Chairs of the  above Committees

School also has some nominated governors who take on specialist roles on behalf of the Governing Body

The Chairman of Governors is the governor with designated responsibility for child protection/safeguarding.

Mr W Barclay is the training link governor.

Mrs J Leap is the nominated governor for special educational needs to assist the Headteacher in his role as the person responsible for special educational needs.

  • Mrs S Trafford- Literacy Governor
  • Dr A Gibson- Numeracy Governor

Details of the role of the Governors can be found using this link 

Register of personal, pecuniary or business interests

All the governors listed below have signed the Register of personal, pecuniary or business interests. This is a declaration of any personal or business interest they or any relative or person closely connected with them, have with businesses or other organisations that may have dealings with the school.

Attendance at meetings of the Governing Body for the last twelve months are also detailed

Title

Links to other schools/staff

None unless stated

Reg of Bus int

Attendance at

Governing Body

meetings

Com Att

Term of office

     

 

 

 

Aut

(17)

Spr

(18)

Sum

(18)

 

from

to

Vacancy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Father D Arnold

Ch of Govs Adlington St Pauls

nil

P

P

P

 

01-01-17

31-12-21

Mrs R Quaglieri-Woods             01-06-18 31-05-22
Mr S Newell   nil P P P 2/2 21-03-17 20-03-21

Mr S Pollard

 

nil

P

P

P

3/3

31-08-13

31-08-21

Mrs S Trafford

 

nil

P

P

P

3/3

08-11-16

07-11-20

Mr B Addison

 

nil

P

P

aps

3/3

10-07-18

09-07-22

Mr J Bradley

 

nil

P

P

P

3/3

31-08-13

31-08-21

Dr A Gibson

St Michael’s CE Academy-link

nil

P

P

P

3/3

31-08-13

31-08-21

Mr W Barclay

Married to member of

staff (TA)

nil

P

P

P

2/3

31-08-13

31-08-21

Mrs S Kirkpatrick

Leyland Methodist Infant School (Staff)

nil

P

P

P

2/3

10-07-18

09-07-22

Mrs J Leap

 

nil

P

P

P

3/3

31-08-13

31-08-21

Mr A Purcell

Sister works as

TA in school

nil

P

P

P

3/3