The Governing Body consists of 16 members who are either Foundation, Parent, Staff, Local Authority (LEA) or Co-opted Governors.
St Monica’s Governing Body Standing Orders

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

The Governors follow an agreed Code of Conduct as set out by the NGA (National Governors’ Association). Governor Code of Conduct Policy November 2020

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
Mr John Furlong
Chair of Governors
Chair of Admissions Committee
SEN Governor
01.09.20 31.08.24 None
Mr Damien Glackin
Application pending
Mr Andrew Lafferty
Staffing & Finance Committee
01.10.21 31.08.25
Mr Mike Longridge
Curriculum Committee
01.09.21 31.08.25 None
Fr Mehall Lowry
Application pending
RE Governor
Vacancy None
Mr Bob Westbury
Staffing & Finance Committee
Curriculum Committee
Safeguarding Governor
01.01.20 31.12.23 None
Parent Governors
Ms Kiki Athanasiou
Curriculum Committee
22.10.21 21.10.25 None
Mr Paul Cherry
Chair of Staffing & Finance Committee
23.05.18 22.05.22 None
Mrs Claire Vincent
Curriculum Committee
RE Governor
13.05.18 12.05.22 None
Local Authority Governor
Mr Rob Draper
Chair of the Premises Committee
19.05.20 18.05.24 None
Co-opted Governor
Mrs Fionnula Hegarty
Chair of the Curriculum Committee
RE 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
Miss Michelle Freitas
Curriculum Committee
01.09.19 31.08.23 None

Governors’ Attendance Register 2019-20

To view attendance at Governor meetings, please click the following link:
Meeting Attendance 2020-21 St Monica’s
Meeting Attendance 2019-2020 MonicasCatholicPrimary

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.