Governors

The Governing Body is made up of a group of volunteers whose role is to work as a team to ensure that the school delivers a broad and balanced curriculum. They do this by:

  • Helping plan the school’s future direction
  • Making decisions about the school’s budget and staffing
  • Interviewing and selecting staff
  • Ensuring the National curriculum is taught
  • Deciding how the school can encourage pupils’ spiritual, moral and social development
  • Monitoring and evaluating school performance

The full governing body meets once a term and much of their work is carried out at either personal or small committees level.

Structure and responsibilities of the Governing Body

NAME GOVERNOR TYPE APPOINTING BODY TERM OF OFFICE RESPONSIBILITIES MEETING ATTENDANCE 2015/16 REGISTER OF INTERESTS
Mrs Germaine Campbell Chair
Foundation Governor
Archdiocese of Southwark 01.04.14 – 31.07.18 Finance
Admissions
Discipline
Headteacher’s Performance Management
6/6 None declared
Mrs Claudia Aquilina Headteacher Head Teacher 01.09.15 – ongoing  All 6/6 None declared
Father David Gibbons Foundation Governor Archdiocese of Southwark 14.11.16 – 13.11.20 NA None declared
Mrs Mary Lauerman Foundation Governor Archdiocese of Southwark 01.04.14 – 31.07.18 Admissions 6/6 None declared
Mrs Sarah Lowndes Parent Governor Elected by parents 18.07.16 – 18.07.20  Health & Safety N/A
Mrs Michele McQueen Parent Governor Archdiocese of Southwark 01.09.16 – 31.08.20 Special Educational Needs 5/6 None declared
Mrs Patricia Pinington Foundation Governor Archdiocese of Southwark 01.08.14 – 31.07.18 Admissions
Headteacher’s Performance Management
4/6 None declared
Miss Michelle Murray Staff Governor Elected by members of staff 01.09.10 – 31.08.18 Special Educational Needs 6/6 None declared
Mr Christopher Preston Foundation Governor Archdiocese of Southwark 27.02.16 – 26.02.20 Safeguarding and Child Protection Link Governor
Admissions
4/4 None declared
Mr Mike Whiddett Foundation Governor Archdiocese of Southwark 19.04.17-18.04.17 Finance 5/6 None declared
Mrs Elizabeth Williams Foundation Governor Archdiocese of Southwark 01.02.16 – 31.01.20 Headteacher’s Performance Management 4/6 None declared
Chair of Governors:  Mrs Germaine Campbell
c/o St Thomas’ Catholic Primary School
South Park
Sevenoaks
TN13 1EH
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Past Governor:

Name Date of Appointment Date of Stepping Down Type of Governor Attendance Responsibilities
Mrs Beverley Woodward 01.09.10 22.07.16 Staff Governor 6 / 6  Teacher
Father Richard Harvey Ongoing 31.10.16 Foundation Governor 2/6 Vice-chair
Mr Simon Mauduit 01.08.14 05.12.16 Foundation Governor 6/6 Policies
Mrs Diane O’Grady (Clerk To the Governors)
c/o St Thomas’ Catholic Primary School
South Park
Sevenoaks
TN13 1EH
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