Governors' Information and Duties 2017-2018

The Governing Board will ensure clarity of vision, ethos, and strategic direction, and receive reports from the Committees.

Committees for the academic year 2017-2018 are:

  • Financial Monitoring (Chair of Committee - Mr Piero Greco) - responsible for overseeing the financial performance of the school, including staffing structures & costs, policies, premises-related issues and health & safety;
  • Curriculum Monitoring (Chair of Committee - Mrs Deborah Hogan) - responsible for monitoring the educational performance of the school and its students;
  • Admissions (Chair of Committee - Mrs Sue Woodman) - will focus on admission arrangements, and will be consulted on promotion and marketing;
  • Pay - will deal with issues relating to the pay of individual staff;
  • Headteacher's Performance - will carry out the Headteacher's performance review.

Committee Meetings:

  • The Full Governing Board will meet six times this year (including one Governors' Away Day on a Saturday in March);
  • The Curriculum Monitoring and Financial Monitoring Committees will meet three times (once every term);
  • The Admissions Committee will meet twice (Spring and Summer terms);
  • The Pay and Headteacher's Appraisal Committees will meet once (late in the Autumn term).

 

Committee Membership
Curriculum Monitoring Financial Monitoring Admissions
Deborah Hogan (Chair) Piero Greco (Chair) Sue Woodman (Chair)
Gillian Econopouly Suzanna Kawalek (Vice Chair) Agatha Yuk Fang Lai-Au
Richard Percy Agatha Yuk Fang Lai-Au Richard Percy
Helena Wojnowska Pauline Robertson Dominic Malins
Sue Woodman Hannah Greene  
Dominic Malins Benjamin Billiard Pay
  Linda Collins Linda Collins (Chair)
  Dominic Malins Suzanna Kawalek
    Piero Greco
     
In attendance In attendance In attendance
Lucy Thompson Paul Steward Paul Steward
Ruth Coyle    
Agnes Asafo-Agyei    

 


Dates of Meetings

Full Governing Board will meet on:

  • 12th September 2017 at 5pm
  • 5th December 2017 at 5pm
  • 27th March 2018 at 5pm
  • 12th June 2018 at 5pm

Full Governing Board Away Day: Saturday 17th March 2018 at 9am
 

Financial Monitoring Committee will meet on:

  • 21st November 2017 at 5pm
  • 13th March 2018 at 5pm
  • 22nd May 2018 at 5pm        

 

Curriculum Monitoring Committee will meet on:

  • 14th November 2017 at 5pm
  • 6th February 2018 at 5pm
  • 15th May 2018 at 5pm

 

Admissions Committee will meet on:

  • 16th January 2018 at 5pm
  • 12th June 2018 at 4pm

 

Queries:

 


 

Register of Governors

Name Category of Governor Committee Membership 2017-18 Attendance level at meetings in the last two academic years Any other relevant Business of Pecuniary Interests declared (Sept 17) Details of any other Governing Board membership

Mrs Linda COLLINS

Chair of Governors

(term of office ends 1.9.18)

Local Authority Governor

Financial Monitoring

Pay

Headteacher's Performance

 

2015-16: 14/14

2016/17: 12/12

None N/A

Mr Benjamin BILLIARD

(appointment in process)

Foundation Governor (to be appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark) Financial Monitoring N/A as appointment in progress None N/A

Ms Gillian ECONOPOULY

(term of office ends 31.10.20)

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

Curriculum Monitoring

 

 

2016-17: 6/9 Employed by the Construction Industry Training Board and was a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations  N/A

Mr Piero GRECO

(appointment in process)

 

Foundation Governor (to be appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

Financial Monitoring

Pay

 

N/A as appointment in progress Employed by & sole proprietor and Company Director of Alma Pi Ltd N/A

Mrs Deborah HOGAN

(term of office ends 15.7.20)

 

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark) Curriculum Monitoring

2015-16: 6/6

2016-17: 8/8

Headteacher of St Bernadette Catholic Junior School Governor ex-officio of St Bede's and St Bernadette Catholic Schools' Hard Federation

Ms Suzanna KAWALEK

(term of office ends 3.1.20)

 

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

Financial Monitoring

Pay

Headteacher's Performance

2016-17: 7/9 None N/A

Mr Richard PERCY

(appointment in process)

Foundation Governor (to be appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

Curriculum Monitoring

Admissions

N/A as appointment in progress PGCE Student N/A

Mrs Sue WOODMAN

Vice Chair of Governors

(term of office ends 19.10.20)

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

Curriculum Monitoring

Admissions

Pay & Headteacher's Appraisal

 

2015-16: 6/9

2016-17: 8/11

Employed by Better Capital LLP

Trustee of RBB Charitable Trust & Wimbledon Arts

Vice President of the Council of the University of Reading
Vacancy Foundation Governor (to be appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)        
Vacancy Foundation Governor (to be appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)        

Ms Hannah GREENE

(term of office ends 25.9.20)

 

 

Staff Governor Financial Monitoring 2016-17: 7/7 Head of Modern Foreign Languages at La Retraite RC Girls' School N/A
Mr Dominic MALINS Ex-officio Headteacher

Financial Monitoring

Curriculum Monitoring

Admissions

2015/16: 12/13

2016/17: 14/14

Headteacher at La Retraite RC Girls' School

Member of ASCL (Secondary School Leaders' Union)

N/A

Ms Licia Lucia BRONZIN

(term of office ends 11.9.21)

 

Parent Governor Curriculum Monitoring N/A as appointed September 2017 Sole proprietor of Indigo Art Therapy & Practice N/A

Mrs Agatha YUK FANG LAI-AU

(term of office ends 3.11.18)

 

Parent Governor

Financial Monitoring

Admissions

Headteacher's Performance

2015-16: 10/10

2016-17: 9/9

Employed as a part-time Art & Technology Technician at St Thomas the Apostle College, Nunhead N/A

Mrs Pauline ROBERTSON

(term of office ends 22.6.19)

 

Co-opted Governor Financial Monitoring

2015-16: 6/9

2016-17: 6/9

Employed as a Consultant Solicitor

Company Director of Cicely Northcote Trust

Trustee of Cicely Northcote Trust and Friends of Minnie Kidd House

Co-opted Governor, The Livity School

Mrs Helena WOJNOWSKA

(term of office ends 22.6.19)

Co-opted Governor Curriculum Monitoring

2015-16: 6/6

2016-17: 7/8

Finance & Lettings Manager at La Retraite RC Girls' School N/A

Ms Anna SEMMENS

(term of office ends 20.2.21)

Associate Member

Admissions

Curriculum Monitoring

N/A as appointed in April 2017 Employed as RCN as a Library & Archives Joint Manager N/A

Father Christopher BASDEN

(term of office ends 11.9.21)

 

Associate Member N/A

2015-16: 4/6

2016-17: 7/9 (formerly as Foundation Governor)

Employed as a Parish Priest

Trustee of Family Life International

Associate member of  St Bede's and St Bernadette Catholic Schools' Hard Federation

 

The following four Foundation Governors (appointed by the Archdiocese of Southwark) all had terms of office that ended in the last academic year 2016/2017:

  • Mr Gerry KERINS (from 16-11-1992 to 31-08-2017)
  • Mr Roger BENNETT (from 01-01-2000 to 31-08-2017)
  • Mrs Mary YATES (from 01-01-1999 to 31-08-2017)
  • Mrs Deborah BEDEAU (from 29-11-2011 to 31-08-2017)
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