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Our Lady & St. Gerard's

R.C. Primary School

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The Governance Statement

In accordance with the Government's requirements for all governing bodies, the three core strategic functions of the Our Lady & St. Gerard's Primary School Governing Body are:

1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction and ensure all statutory duties are met;

2. Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils and the performance management of staff;

3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and ensuring its money is well spent.


The Governing Body have two working committees:

  • Resources Committee
  • Standards and Effectiveness Committee

The terms of reference for each committee can be obtained by clicking the documents below.

Governing Board Membership 2022-2023

Governing Board Membership 2021-2022

Governing Board Attendance 2021-2022

Chair of Committees:

The Chair for each committee is as follows:

Mr J Kingswood - Chair of Governors

Mrs K Walton - Chair of Resources

Mr E Taylor - Chair of Standards and Effectiveness

Link Governors

Each governor at Our Lady & St. Gerard's is linked to a curriculum area.  They meet regularly with the Subject Leader(s) of their curriculum area(s) to discuss policy, standards, aims and vision.


Art: Eddie Taylor

Child Protection: John Kingswood

Computing: John Kingswood

DT: Eddie Taylor

English: Lyndsey Frew and Steve Saul

History/Geography: Karen Walton

Maths: Angela Bowman

Modern Foreign Languages: Karen Walton

Music: Angela Bowman

PE: vacancy

PSHE and RE: Karen Walton

SEND: Lyndsey Frew