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THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS

 

CHAIR OF GOVERNORS:         
Rev Stephen McKenna                                                                                                                   23 Thornhurst  Avenue,                                                                                                         Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 1NR

01691 654983                                                                                            

FOUNDATION GOVERNORS:  
Rev S McKenna,  Fr P Kuzhiparambil CMI,  Vacancy,  Mr P Tiddy, Mrs H Quigley,  Mrs J Thomas, Mrs M Williams

COUNCIL APPOINTEE:        
Vacancy
HEAD TEACHER:
Mrs N O'Dwyer

PARENT GOVERNOR:              
Mrs C Davies

Mrs M Gambrell

STAFF GOVERNOR:                  

Mrs G Hare                          

 

CORPORATE DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION:            
Mrs K Bradshaw                                                                                                                 Shropshire Council,
Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND                                                                     Tel: 01743 254301

 

 

OUR LADY & ST OSWALD'S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL

GOVERNING BODY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Headteacher Mrs Nicola O'Dwyer
Parent Governors Mrs Maeve Gambrell, Mrs Claire Davies
Staff Governor Mrs Gabrielle Hare
Local Authority Governor Awaiting appointment
Foundation Governor

Rev Stephen McKenna, Mr Stewart Smith, Mrs Helen Quigley, Mr Philip Tiddy, Father Philip Kuzkiparambil CMI, Mrs J Thomas, Mrs M Williams

Clerk to the Governors  

 

MAIN GOVERNING BODY COMMITTEES MEMBERS COMMITTEE CHAIR
General Personnel and Admissions Rev S McKenna , Fr Philip Kuzhiparambil CMI, Mrs N O'Dwyer, Ms S Smith (Clerk), Mrs H Quigley, Mrs J Thomas   Rev S McKenna
Premises, Health & Safety (Safeguarding) Mrs M Gambrell (clerk), Mrs N O'Dwyer, Mrs C Davies, Local Authority Governor (Reserve: Father P Kushiparambil CMI) Mr P Tiddy
Performance Management, Salaries & Employment Issues Mr S Smith, Mrs N O'Dwyer,  Mrs M Gambrell (Clerk), Mrs J Thomas Mr S Smith
Finance Mr S Smith, Mrs M Gambrell (Clerk), Mrs J Thomas, Fr P Kuzhiparambil, Mrs N O'Dwyer, (Reserve: Mrs M Williams) Mr S Smith
Religious Education and Standards and Curriculum Rev S McKenna, Mrs M Williams (Clerk), Mrs N O'Dwyer,  Mr P Tiddy, Mrs G Hare, (Reserve: Mrs M Gambrell) Rev S McKenna
Pupil Discipline Mr P Tiddy, Mrs J Thomas (clerk),  Mrs M Williams, (Reserve: tba) Mr P Tiddy
Complaints Fr P Kuzhiparambil (Clerk), Mr S Smith, Mrs J Thomas, (Reserve:tba) Mr S Smith
Staff Dismissal/Discipline Rev S McKenna, Mrs M Williams (Clerk), Mr P Tiddy, (Reserve: tba) Rev S McKenna
Staff Discipline and Dismissals Appeals Fr P Kuzhiparambil, Mrs C Davies (Clerk), Mrs H Quigley, (Reserve: tba) Fr P Kuzhiparambil
Complaints Appeals Rev S McKenna, Mrs M Gambrell (Clerk), Fr P Kuzhiparambil (Reserve: Local Authority Governor) Rev S McKenna
Pupil Discipline Appeals Committee Rev S McKenna, Fr P Kuzhiparambil, LA Clerk, (Reserve: tba) Rev S McKenna

 

SCHOOL LINK GOVERNORS  
Educational Visits Coordinator Mrs J Thomas
Correspondence from the RC Diocese of Shrewsbury Rev S McKenna
Collective Worship Fr P Kuzhiparambil CMI
Foundation, Early Years Mrs C Davies
Governor Training Mrs N O'Dwyer
Health & Safety Mrs C Davies
English Governor Mrs J Thomas
Looked After Children LAC Rev S McKenna
Safeguarding, Child Protection Rev S McKenna
Maths Mr P Tiddy
Physical Education Mrs M Williams
Religious Education Rev S McKenna
Science Mrs M Gambrell
Shropshire School Governor Council Mrs C Davies, Mrs M Gambrell
Special Education Needs Mrs G Hare
Succession Planning Mrs N O'Dwyer
Sustainability  Mrs M Gambrell
Safer Recruitment Training Mr S Smith, Rev S McKenna
E-Safety Mrs M Gambrell, Mrs G Hare

 

SCHOOL CLASS GOVERNORS  

Key Stage 1 classes:

 
St Bernadette Mr S Smith
St Francis Mr P Tiddy
Key Stage 2 classes:  
St Anthony Rev S McKenna
St Martins Father P Kuzhiparambil CMI
St Therese Mrs J Thomas

 

GOVERNORS: APPOINTMENT INFORMATION

Full Name

Date of Appointment

Term of Office

End of Term

Date if Stepped Down in last 12 months

Appointed by

Claire Davies

06/06/2014

4 years

05/06/2018

n/a

Parents

Maeve Gambrell

30/09/2015

4 years

01/10/2019

n/a

Parents

Fr Philip Kuzhilparambil CMI

01/09/2012

4 years

31/08/2020

 

Diocese

Rev Stephen McKenna

01/09/2012

4 years

31/08/2020

 

Diocese

Helen Quigley

14/09/2015

4 years

13/09/2019

n/a

Diocese

Stewart Smith

01/09/2013

4 years

30/08/2017

 

Diocese

Philip Tiddy

01/01/2016

4 years

31/12/2019

 

Diocese

Louise Whitgreave

01/09/2015

 

31/12/2016

31/12/16

ActingHeadteacher

Andrea Lee (Vacancy)

 

 

4 years

 

01/12/2015

Local Authority

Brendan Collins (Vacancy)

 

4 years

 

02/07/2015

Diocese

David Mathews

(Vacancy)

01/09/2012 4 years   31/08/2016 Diocese
Karen Rose (Vacancy)   4 years   10/06/2016 Staff
Gabrielle Hare 01/10/2016 4 years     Staff
Nicola O'Dwyer 01/01/2017       Headteacher
Julia Thomas 01/01/2017 4 years 31/08/2020   Diocese
Margaret Williams 01/01/2017 4 years  31/08/2020   Diocese

 

GOVERNORS:  RELEVANT BUSINESS AND PECUNIARY INTERESTS

GOVERNOR

BUSINESS INTERESTS

GOVERNOR ROLE IN OTHER SCHOOL

INTERESTS

 

 

 

 

 

RECORD OF GOVERNORS’ ATTENDANCE AT MEETINGS OVER PAST YEAR

GOVERNOR

FULL BOARD

COMMITTEE ATTENDANCE

Claire Davies

4 out of 7

Premises & H & S:  1 out of 1

Maeve Gambrell

5 out of 7

Finance, Performance Management

& Employment Issues:  3 out of 4
Premises & H&S: 1 out of 1

Standards Committee: 1 out of 1

Fr Philip Kuzhiparambil CMI

5 out of 7

General Personnel & Admissions: 2 out of 3

Rev Stephen McKenna

7 out of 7

General Personnel & Admissions: 3 out of 3

Standards Committee: 1 out of 1

RE & Curriculum:  4 out of 4

Helen Quigley

6 out of 7

General Personnel & Admissions: 1 out of 3

Finance, Perf. Mgt & Emp Issues: 2 out of 4

RE & Curriculum: 1 out of 4

Standards Committee: 1 out of 1

Stewart Smith

4 out 7

General Personnel & Admissions:  1 out of 3

Finance, Perf Man & Emp Issues: 4 ut of 4

Philip Tiddy

4 out of 4

RE & Curriculum:  2 out of 3

Standards Committee: 1 out of 1

Nicola O'Dwyer  1 out of 1

Finance 1 out of 1

Personnel & Admissions 2 out of 2

 

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