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Meet the Governors

Welcome to our Governors’ section. 

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

We have also provided a Register of Governor Interests and an Annual Statement of Issues for your information.

The Governing Body 

Meet the Governors


SCHOOL GOVERNORS    2015 - 2016
The school is governed in accordance with the INSTRUMENTS OF GOVERNMENT for the Archdiocese of Birmingham Catholic Voluntary Aided Schools.
From September 2014, the Governing Body is made up of:
7 Foundation Governors, (appointed by the Diocesan Schools Commission), 1 LA Governor, 2 Staff Governors, 2 Elected Parent Governor

Name Governor     Appt. by Governors  Re- appoint
Mrs Suzan O’Meally Headteacher Governor    09/08/2014    08/08/2018
Father Gary Buckby Chair of Governors   22/08/2013   22/08/2017
Mrs Finula Foley      Vice Chair of Governors  03/10/2013   23/11/201
Mrs Patricia Nolan   Foundation  24/11/2013    23/11/2017   
 Mrs Katherine Payne     Foundation   26/05/2016  25/05/2020            
Mrs Angela Backen    Foundation 23/05/2016    22/05/2020            
Mrs Anna Murphy Foundation       23/06/2016    23/06/2020  
Ms. Paula Kavanagh    Staff Governor     09/01/2015   08/01/2019
Mrs Hollie Parrish  Parent Governor   09/01/2015   08/01/2019
Mrs Jane Saunders     Parent Governor      05/03/2014  04/03/2018
Ms. Sarah Lay   LEA Governor         24/11/2013  02/10/2017
Mr Andy Vail   Clerk to Governors      

















Ms Lay has declared she is employed as the cluster, sport's coordinator.

There are no other pecuniary interests declared by the governors.


GOVERNORS’ COMMITTEES  - Delegated Powers    


BUILDING & FINANCE  (termly)                       


Mr Andy Vail Clerk to Governors

(Composition 5:  3 FG,  1 Staff G, 1 LA Gov.)


Suzan O’Meally (HT)

Chair:  Father Gary Buckby

Finula Foley, 

Sarah Lay




(Composition 8:  4 FG,  2 StaffG, 2 EPG)

Suzan O’Meally (HT)

Finula Foley   (Chair)

Father Gary

Pat Nolan

Hollie Parish

Jane Saunders

Paula Kavanagh  



Additional Links


(Expected to liaise with the member of staff in charge      

of the area to get a better insight into how the Lead

functions in the role)

Father Gary

Jane Saunders          

Hollie Parish

Finula Foley


RE / Children's Philosophy

Inclusion / SEND / LAC

Safeguarding / Sports Premium

Pupil Premium / English

Maths / School Website / Links with parents



Mrs Suzan O’Meally

Father Gary Buckby

Ms. Paula Kavanagh

Mrs Pat Nolan


STAFFING  (Autumn Term)


 (Composition 4:  3 FG,  Head teacher.)            


Mrs Suzan O’Meally  (HT)

Father Gary Buckby (Chair) 

Finula Foley

Sarah Lay


 Appeal Key Governor                       


Head teacher PM Reviewers            

Chair: Father Gary Buckby

Finula Foley