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Governors' List and Duties

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

Committees for the academic year 2018-2019 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 Board of Governors 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 Francisco Orjales-Mourente Benjamin Billiard
Richard Percy Pauline Robertson Richard Percy
Helena Wojnowska Benjamin Billiard Dominic Malins
Sue Woodman Linda Collins  
David Wareham Dominic Malins Pay
Francesca David Bronwen Gray Linda Collins (Chair)
Ciara Sowrey Francesca David Sue Woodman
Dominic Malins   Piero Greco
Carolyne Timberlake    
In Attendance In Attendance In Attendance
Lucy Thompson Paul Steward Paul Steward
Ruth Coyle    

DATES OF MEETINGS

Full Board of Governors will meet on:

  • 11 September 2018 at 5:00pm
  • 4 December 2018 at 5:00pm
  • 26 March 2019 at 5:00pm
  • 25 June 2019 at 5:00pm
  • 16 March 2019 at 9:00am - Full Board of Governors Away Day

Financial Monitoring Committee will meet on:

  • 13 November 2018 at 5:00pm
  • 12 March 2019 at 5:00pm
  • 21 May 2019 at 5:00pm        

Curriculum Monitoring Committee will meet on:

  • 20 November 2018 at 5:00pm
  • 5 February 2019 at 5:00pm
  • 14 May 2019 at 5:00pm

Admissions Committee will meet on:

  • 15 January 2019 at 5:00pm
  • 25 June 2019 at 5:00pm

Pay Committee will meet on 13 November 2018 at 4:00pm


REGISTER OF GOVERNORS 2018-2019

Committees for 2018-19 are:

  1. Financial Monitoring
  2. Curriculum monitoring
  3. Admissions
  4. Pay and Head Teacher’s Appraisal

Name

Category of Governor

Committee membership Respnsiblities:

Attendance level at meetings in the Academic year

Any relevant Business or Pecuniary interests declared
(2018-2019)

Details of any other Governing Body membership

Mrs Linda COLLINS Chair of Governors
First appointed 01/01/1998
Term of office ends 31/08/2019

Local Authority Governor (appointed by LB Lambeth)

Financial Monitoring
Head Teacher’s Appraisal
 

2015-16: 14/14
2016-17: 12/12
2017-18: 9/9

 

None

N/A

Mr Benjamin BILLIARD
First appointed 26/07/2018
Term of office ends 25/07/2022

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

Financial Monitoring 
Admissions 
Health and Safety Link Governor
Responsible Officer
 

2017-18: 7/7

Employed by DSP

N/A

Ms Francesca DAVID
First appointed
26/03/2019
Term of office ends
25/03/2023

Parent Governor

Curriculum Monitoring

Financial Monitoring

N/A appointed 2019

TBC

TBC

Ms Gillian ECONOPOULY
First appointed 30/10/2016
Term of office ends 31/10/2020
 

Foundation Governor
(appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

Curriculum Monitoring
Safeguarding Link Governor

2016-17: 6/9
2017-18: 5/8

Employed as Head of External Affairs Construction Industry Training Board.
Member of Chartered Institute of Public Relations

N/A

Mrs Bronwen GRAY

Pending approval

Foundation Governor
(appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

Financial Monitoring
Sixth Form and Careers Link Governor

N/A

TBC

TBC

Mr Piero GRECO
First appointed 06/02/2018
Term of office ends
05/02/2022

Foundation Governor
(appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark) 

Financial Monitoring (Chair)
Pay
Head Teacher’s Appraisal

2017-18: 8/8

Employed by, sole proprietor and Company Director of  Alma Pi  Limited.

N/A

Ms Deborah HOGAN
First appointed 16/07/12
Term of office ends 15/07/2020

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

Curriculum Monitoring (Chair)
SEND Link Governor
 

2015-16: 6/6
2016-17: 8/8
2017-18: 6/7

Head Teacher at St Bernadette Catholic Junior School.
Member of NAHT.

Governor ex-officio, Hard Federation of St Bede’s and St Bernadette Catholic Schools since September 2006.

Mr Richard PERCY
First appointed 28/03/2018
Term of office ends
27/03/2022
 

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

Curriculum Monitoring

Admissions

2017-18: 9/9

None.

N/A

Dr Carolyne TIMBERLAKE
First appointed
26/03/2019
Term of office ends
24/03/2023

Parent Governor

Curriculum Monitoring

N/A appointed 2019

TBC

TBC

Mrs Sue WOODMAN
Vice Chair of Governors
First appointed 18/10/2011
Term of office ends 19/10/2020

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

Curriculum Monitoring
Admissions (Chair)
Head Teacher’s Appraisal
Catholic ethos Link Governor
 

2015:16 6/9
2016-17: 8/11
2017-18: 6/9

Employed by Perscitus LLP.  Trustee of Wimbledon Arts, RBB Barnes Charitable Trust

 

Mrs Ciara SOWERY

Pending approval

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

Curriculum Monitoring

N/A appointed 2018

None

N/A

Vacancy

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

 

 

 

 

Mr Francisco Javier ORJALES-MOURENTE
 

First appointed: 01/09/2018

Term of office ends 31/08/2022

Staff Governor

Financial Monitoring

N/A appointed 2018

Teacher of Spanish /HLTA (SEN/EAL) at La Retraite RC Girls’ School

N/A

Mr Dominic MALINS

Ex-officio
First appointed September 2015

Ex-officio Head Teacher

Financial Monitoring
Curriculum Monitoring
Admissions

2015-16: 12/13
2016-17: 14/14
2017-18: 12/12

 

Head Teacher at La Retraite RC Girls’ School and a member of ASCL (School Leaders Union).

N/A

Mrs Pauline ROBERTSON
First appointed: 01/03/11
Term of office ends 22/06/2019

Co-opted Governor

 

Financial Monitoring
Single Central Register and Staff Files Link Governor

 

 

2015-16: N/A
2016-17: 6/9
2017-18: 4/7

Awaiting declaratin 

 

Mrs Helena WOJNOWSKA
First appointed: 22/06/11
Term of office ends
22/06/2019

Co-opted Governor

Curriculum Monitoring Committee
Sixth Form and Careers Link Governor
 

2015-16: 6/6
2016-17: 7/8
2017-18: 4/7

 

Employed at La Retraite RC Girls’ School.

N/A

Mr David RICHARD
First appointed 11/09/2018
Term of office ends
10/09/2021

Associate Member

 

N/A – Appointed 2018

Employed by Morgan Stanley

N/A

Mr David WAREHAM
First appointed: 25/03/2018
Term of office ends
26/03/2022

 


 

Associate Member

Curriculum Monitoring
Assessment and Data Link Governor

N/A – Appointed 2018

Employed as a Plumber.  Sole proprietor and company director Wareham Gas Services Limited. 

N/A

  1. To address any queries to any of the above Governors, please send all correspondence via Mrs V Avenell, Head's PA, at the school.
  2. The Clerk to Governors is Clare Baskott, who can be contacted at cbaskott@laretraite.lambeth.sch.uk

Governors who have left in the last 12 months:
Hannah Greene 26/09/2016 – 31/08/2018
Agatha Yuk Fang Lai-Au 02/11/2014 – 03/11/2018
Ms Suzanna Kawalek 02/01/2016 – 05/11/2018
Ms Licia Bronzin 10/09/2017 -  31/12/2018

 

 

 

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