Governing Body

As a Governing Body we are committed to contributing more effectively to monitoring and evaluating the school’s work. The key issues for us as a school are:

  • Raising pupil’s attainment and continuing to accelerate their progress across the school.
  • Increasing substantially the proportion of good or outstanding teaching. .
  • Improving the effectiveness of leadership and management at all levels.
  • Developing the prayer and liturgical life of the school.
  • Improving and monitoring the learning environment.
  • The Governing Body is responsible for the overall monitoring and evaluation of these issues and supporting the school to raise standards

 

Categories of Governor

 

Foundation – foundation governors play a crucial role in preserving the Catholic ethos and character of the school.  To be considered as a foundation governor you must be a practising Catholic over the age of 18.

Parent Governors – Parents, including carers, of pupils at the school are eligible to stand for election as parent governors.  They are elected by other parents at the school.  They don’t have to stand down if their child leaves the school before the end of their term of office, though they may do so.

Local Authority Governors – Nominated by the local authority and confirmed by the governing body.

Staff Governors – Both teaching and support staff paid to work at the school are eligible to stand for election as a staff governor.  The Head Teacher is a staff governor by virtue of this / her office; they may choose not to be a governor but will retain the right to attend all governor meetings.

Associate Governors – Associate members, with a particular area of experience or expertise, can be appointed by the governing body to attend committee meetings and are entitled to attend full governing body meetings.

 

Members of the Governing Body

The Federation of St Anne’s and St Martin’s schools was established in January 2017.  All governors were appointed on 1st January 2017 and their term of office ends on 31st December 2020.  The Governing Body meets six times per year and there are a number of Working Groups which report to the Governing Body:

  • Data Working Group
  • Finance Working Group
  • Safeguarding and SEN Working Group
  • Human Resources and Staffing Working Group
  • Health and Safety, Premises and Special Projects Working Group
  • Admissions Working Group
  • Curriculum Working Group

The members of the Governing Body are:

Sheelagh Bowker – is a Foundation Governor, the Chair of Governors and also a member of the Data Working Group.  Attendance at meetings – 2 / 4

 

 

Teresa Cattle – is a Foundation Governor who is also a member of the Human Resources & Staffing Working Group.  Attendance at meetings 4 / 4

Maria Duaso – is a Foundation Governor who is also a member of the Data Working Group and the Curriculum Working group.  Attendance at meetings 4 / 4

Paul Fallon – is a Foundation Governor who is also a member of the Data Working Group.  Attendance at meetings 3 /4

Teresa Jones –  is a Foundation Governor.  Working Group responsibilities include Finance and Human Resources & Staffing.  Mrs Jones is the mother of a member of the teaching staff.  Attendance at meetings 3 /4

Jennifer Mendonca – is a Foundation Governor who is also a member of the Health & Safety, Premises and Special Projects Working Group.  Mrs Mendonca is also a Governor at Manor Primary School.  Attendance at meetings 4 / 4

Yvonne Mubanga – is a Foundation Governor who is also a member of the Finance Working Group and the Admissions Working Group.  Attendance at meetings 3 /4

William Quinton – is a Foundation Governor and also Vice Chair of Governors.  Attendance at meetings 4 / 4

Adriana Valencia Trujillo – is a Foundation Governor who is also a member of the Data Working Group, the Admissions Working Group and the Curriculum Working Group.  Attendance at meetings 4 / 4

Rebecca Mee – is a Parent Governor, appointed by parents of St Anne’s, and is a member of the Safeguarding & SEN Working Group and the Curriculum Working Group.  Attendance at meetings 4 / 4

Yasmin Sanchez-Pearson – is a Parent Governor, appointed by parents of St Martin’s, and is a member of the Safeguarding & SEN Working Group and the Curriculum Working Group.  Attendance at meetings 4 / 4

Peter Kayes – is the Local Authority Governor and is a member of the Data Working Group and the Finance Working Group.  Mr Kayes is also a Governor at Reading Girls’ School.  Attendance at meetings 4 / 4

Margot Buller – is the Executive Head at St Anne’s and St Martin’s Primary Schools.  Attendance at meetings 3 / 4

Meena Anand – is a staff governor and is a member of the Health & Safety, Premises and Special Projects Working Group.  Mrs Anand is also a Governor at The Ridgeway Primary School.  Attendance at meetings 4 / 4

Charlotte Talbot – is a Co-opted Governor and is a member of the Finance Working Group.  Attendance at meetings 1 / 4

Karen Ind – is a Co-opted Governor and is a member of the Finance Working Group.  Attendance at meetings 4 / 4

Sarah Bernto – is an Associate Governor and Deputy Head of St Anne’s and St Martin’s Primary Schools.  Attendance at meetings 2 / 4

 

Agendas and Minutes of the Federation Governing Body

If you wish to see or obtain copies of the agendas and minutes of the Federation Governing Body meetings, please contact the Clerk, Sue Witten via the school office

Parents and Carers of children at St Anne’s can comment on our school at anytime during the school year. Go to www.parentview.ofsted.gov.uk

If you want to talk to a Governor or you have any questions for us then please contact us via the school office.