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.
The governors at St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School are fully committed to supporting the Head Teacher and Senior Leadership Team to continue to provide the very best education and school experience for our children. The relationship between the governors and the leadership team is positive and based upon trust, openness and transparency.
St. Joseph’s Local Governing Body
|Name||Governor Type||Term From||Term To||Roles|
|Mrs B O’Connor||Headteacher||01 Jan 2019||To Present||Headteacher|
|Mr M McKay||Foundation Governor||01 Sep 2022||31 Aug 2026||Chair of Local Governing Body|
Health & Safety
Health & Mental Well-Being Head Performance Management Year 1 & 2
|Mrs R Elson||Foundation Governor|
|01 Sep 2019||31 Aug 2023||Vice Chair of Local Governing Body|
Children Looked After
Health & Mental Well-Being Year 3 & 5
|Mrs E Kelly||Parent Governor|
|01 Sep 2021||31 Aug 2025||Admissions|
Health & Mental Well – Being Nursery & Reception
|Mrs N Ogbonnaya||Foundation Governor||01 Sep 2019||31 Aug 2023|| |
Year 4 & 6
|Mrs G Cunningham||Parent Governor (elected)||17 Jan 2022||16 Jan 2026||Roles to be agreed|
|Mrs J Skelton||Staff Governor||14 Sep 2021||13 Sep 2025||Class Teacher|
|Mrs D Perone||Other||28 Sep 2021||27 Sep 2025||School Business Manager|
|Ms C Irons||Clerk||–||–||Clerk|
Governors with links to other educational establishments or Relationship interests
Gabrielle Cunningham – University of Arts London (employee)
Governors with Business Interests
Emma Kelly – connections to J.F. Electrical
Governors Who Have Left The Governing Board During The Last 12 Months
Mrs D Perone – Staff Governor
End of Term: 02/09/2021
Local Governing Body Committee Meetings
The new Catholic Academy Trust has established meeting structures which includes 6 meetings during the academic year.
Set agenda items for every meeting enable governors to focus on strategic direction of the school and provide challenge and support to the senior leadership team, in line with the St Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy Trust Scheme of Delegation and Terms of Reference.
Approved minutes (subject to confidentiality) are available on request.
The Local Governing Body Committee Meetings for 2022 – 2023 are as follows –
subject to restrictions may be face to face or via MS Teams:
Tuesday, 22nd November 2022
Tuesday, 21st March 2023
Tuesday, 23rd 2023
Tuesday, 29th June 2023