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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 2020-21 are:

  • Financial Monitoring (Chair of Committee - Mrs Bronwen Gray) - 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 - Mr David Wareham) - 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 five times this year (including one Governors' Away Day on Saturday, 15 May 2021);
  • 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
David Wareham (Chair) Bronwen Gray (Chair) Sue Woodman (Chair)
Dominic Malins Francisco Orjales-Mourente Benjamin Billiard
Camilla Aspinall Carolyne Timberlake Bronwen Gray
Helena Wojnowska Benjamin Billiard Dominic Malins
Ciara Sowrey Francesca David Camilla Aspinall
Sue Woodman Dominic Malins Pay
Fr Paul Kyne Piero Greco Benjamin Billiard (Chair)
Nanda Manley-Browne   Piero Greco
  Headteacher's Appraisal Carolyne Timberlake
  Sue Woodman (Chair) Francesca David
  Piero Greco Bronwen Gray
  David Wareham  
In Attendance In Attendance In Attendance
Ruth Coyle (SLT) Paul Steward (SLT) Paul Steward (SLT)

DATES OF MEETINGS

Full Board of Governors will meet on:

  • Monday,14 September 2020 at 5:00pm
  • Monday, 30 November 2020 at 5:00pm
  • Monday, 26 April 2021 at 5:00 pm
  • Monday,  21 June 2021 at 5:00pm
  • Saturday, 16 May 2021 at 9:00am - Full Board of Governors Away Day

Financial Monitoring Committee will meet on:

  • Monday, 23 November 2020 at 5:00 pm
  • Monday, 22 March 2021 at 5:00pm
  • Monday, 24 May 2021 at 5:00pm        

Curriculum Monitoring Committee will meet on:

  • Monday, 19 October 2020 at 5:00pm
  • Monday, 8 March 2021 at 5:00pm
  • Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 5:00pm

Admissions Committee will meet on:

  • Monday, 11 January 2021 at 4.30 pm
  • Monday, 26 April 2021 at 4:30pm

Pay Committee will meet on 23 November 2020 at 4:00pm

 


REGISTER OF GOVERNORS 2020-21

Committees for 2020-21 are:

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

Name

Category of Governor

Committee membership/ Responsibilities:

Attendance level at meetings in the Academic year

Any relevant Business or Pecuniary interests declared
(2020-2021)

Details of any other Governing Body membership

Mrs Sue WOODMAN
Chair of Governors
First appointed: 18/10/2010
Term of office ends: 18/10/2024

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

  • Curriculum Monitoring
  • Admissions (Chair)
  • Headteacher’s Appraisal
  • Catholic Ethos Link Governor
  • Safeguarding Link

2017-18: 6/9
2018-19: 9/10

2019-20: 7/9

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

N/A

Mr David WAREHAM    Vice Chair of Governors
First appointed: 25/03/2018
Term of office ends:
19/06/2023

Co-opted Governor
  • Curriculum Monitoring (Chair)
  • Curriculum Link Governor
  • Assessment and Data Link Governor
  • Student outcomes
  • Safer Recruitment
  • Headteacher's Appraisal 

 

2018-19: 8/8 2019-20: 7/7 Employed as a Plumber.  Sole proprietor and company director Wareham Gas Services Limited.  N/A

Ms Deborah HOGAN

First appointed: 16/07/2016
Term of office ends:
15/07/2024

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)
  • SCR & Staff files check

2017-18: 6/7
2018-19: 7/7 2019-20: 0/0
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
  • Pay (Chair)
     

2017-18: 7/7
2018-19: 10/11      2019-20: 8/9

Trustee of SLF Charity

N/A

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

Parent Governor

  • Financial Monitoring
  • Pay

2019-20: 6/7

None

N/A

Mrs Bronwen GRAY

First appointed:

29/01/2020
Term of office ends
28/01/2024

Foundation Governor
(appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

  • Financial Monitoring (Chair)
  • Admissions
  • PSHE Link Governor

2019-20: 8/8

Company Director: SGFS Consulting
Sole proprietor: bronwengray.arbonne.com. 

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

Foundation Governor
(appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark) 

  • Financial Monitoring 
  • Pay
  • Head Teacher’s Appraisal
  • Student outcomes

2017-18: 8/8
2018-19: 5/9 2019-20: 7/8

 

None

N/A

Dr Carolyne TIMBERLAKE
First appointed:
26/03/2019
Term of office ends:
25/03/2023

Parent Governor

  • Financial Monitoring
  • SEND Link Governor
  • Pay

2019-20: 6/7

None

N/A

Mrs Ciara SOWREY

First appointed:
05/10/2020
Term of office ends:
04/10/2024

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

  • Curriculum Monitoring

2019-20: 6/7

None

N/A

Vacancy

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

 

 

 

 

Councillor Nanda MANLEY-BROWNE

First appointed: 20/04/2020

Term of office ends: 19/04/2024

Local Authority Governor

(appointed by LB Lambeth)

  • Curriculum Monitoring

2019-20: N/A appointed 2020

 

Employed by Lambeth Council and NWL CCGS (NHS)
Company Director: Universal Hotpoint

 

N/A

Mr Francisco ORJALES-MOURENTE
First appointed: 01/09/2018

Term of office ends: 31/08/2022

Staff Governor

  • Financial Monitoring

2018-19: 8/8 2019-20: 3/7

 

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

N/A

Mr Dominic MALINS

Ex-officio
First appointed:

01/01/2015

Ex-officio Head Teacher

  • Financial Monitoring
  • Curriculum Monitoring
  • Admissions


2017-18: 12/12
2018-19: 11/11      2019-20: 12/12

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

N/A

Mrs Helena WOJNOWSKA
First appointed: 20/06/2008
Term of office ends:
19/06/2023

Co-opted Governor

  • Curriculum Monitoring 
  • Sixth Form Link Governor
  • Careers
     


2017-18: 4/7
2018-19: 8/8 2019-20: 5/7

 

Employed at La Retraite RC Girls’ School.

N/A

Ms Camilla ASPINALL

First appointed:
25/09/2020
Term of office ends:
24/09/2024

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)
  • Curriculum Monitoring
  • Admissions
2019-20: N/A appointed 2020 To be confirmed N/A

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

Associate Member

  • N/A

2018-19: 5/5 2019-20: 4/4

Employed by Morgan Stanley

N/A

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

Governors who have left in the last 12 months:

  • Father Paul Kyne 7/12/2020 – 13/3/2021
  • Mr Richard Percy 28/03/2018 - 31/08/2020

 

 

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