The Governing Body consists of 16 members who are either Foundation, Parent, Staff, Local Authority (LEA) or Co-opted Governors. The Governors follow an agreed Code of Conduct as set out by the NGA (National Governors’ Association).
St Monica’s GB Code of Conduct and Standing Orders 2023-24

The Governors have responsibility for the financial management of the school. Click on the link to see our financial benchmarking data:

If you wish to contact the Governors, you may write to them via the school office or email to

Information re Pecuniary Interests, Terms of Office and Absences 2020-21

Governor Appointed Reviewed Pecuniary interest
Foundation Governors
Mrs Tricia Alder
Vice Chair of Governors
Curriculum Committee
Admissions Committee
01.10.21 31.08.25 None
Mr Barry Corbett
Staffing and Finance Committee
01.09.21 31.08.25 None
Brian Coyle
Premises Committee
01.05.23 30.04.27 none
Mr John Furlong
Chair of Governors
Chair of Admissions Committee
Staffing & Finance Committee
01.09.20 31.08.24 None
Mr Andrew Lafferty
Staffing & Finance Committee
GDPR Governor
01.10.21 31.08.25 none
Mr Mike Longridge
Curriculum Committee
01.09.21 31.08.25 None
Fr Mehall Lowry 01.11.21 31.08.25 None
Mr Bob Westbury
Chair of Premises Committee
Staffing & Finance Committee
Curriculum Committee
Admissions Committee
Safeguarding Governor
SEN Governor
Attendance Governor
01.09.23 31.08.27 None
Parent Governors
Ms Kiki Athanasiou
Curriculum Committee
Equalities Governor
22.10.21 21.10.25 None
Ms Wam Dawson
Staffing & Finance Committee
27.05.22 26.05.26 Employed at a facilities management company that provides catering
Mr Ray Patterson 27.05.22 26.05.26 None
Local Authority Governor
Mr Paul Cherry
Chair of Staffing & Finance Committee
01.09.22 31.08.26 None
Co-opted Governor
Mrs Fionnula Hegarty
Chair of the Curriculum Committee
RE Governor
PE Governor
04.11.21 03.11.25 None
Headteacher Governor
Mrs Kate Baptiste
Sits on all committees
for the duration of her employment   None
Staff Governor
Mrs Kathryn Duffy
Curriculum Committee
Well-being Governor
01.09.23 31.08.27 None

Governors’ Attendance Register

To view attendance at Governor meetings, please click the following link:

Governor Attendance 2022-2023
St Monica’s Meeting attendance 2021-22
Meeting Attendance 2020-21 St Monica’s

For an up to date register of attendance please see last minutes of Full Governing Body or request an update from the school office. Thank you.