Governing Body Details

Chair of Governors 2017-18: Adrian Hardy
Vice-Chair of Governors 2017-18: Sarah Djali

The remit for the Governing Body is to:

  • Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • Hold the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its students, and the performance management of staff; and
  • Oversee the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

Pay Committee: To make decisions about performance related pay for teachers.
Membership – A. Hardy, S. Djali and M. Humphreys.

Ad-hoc Committees:

  • Staff Disciplinary
  • Pupil Discipline
  • Complaints
  • Appeals

Three governors with no prior knowledge will be called to form the committee.

Note: Additional meetings of the Full Governing Body will be called as required to consider all matters relating to resources and curriculum and pupil performance and welfare.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Safeguarding and Child Protection: A. Nicholson
  • Website Monitoring: N. Ogden
  • Governor Reviewers – A. Hardy, S. Djali and M. Humphreys (for the purpose of Headteacher Performance management)

Governing Body Composition

Type of Governor No.
Co-opted 9
Headteacher 1
Local Authority 1
Parent 6
Staff 1
Names of Governors Type of Governor Term of Office Date of Appointment Date of resignation (if resigned in the last 12 months) Appointing Body
Jillian Andrews Parent 4 years Sep 2013 Sep 2017 Elected by parents
John Foster Parent 4 years Sep 2013 Sep 2017 Elected by parents
Michele Lawty-Jones Parent 4 years Dec 2014 Elected by parents
George Fairhurst Local Authority 4 years Jul 2014 Nominated by Council and appointed by the Governing Body
Andrew Pollard Headteacher n/a n/a n/a
Alison Nicholson Staff 4 years Feb 2016 Elected by staff
Michael Humphreys CBE Co-opted 4 years Dec 2014 The Governing Body
Philip Hurst Co-opted 4 years Dec 2014 The Governing Body
Gillian Baker Co-opted 4 years Dec 2014 The Governing Body
Sarah Djali Co-opted 4 years Sep 2016 The Governing Body
Adrian Hardy Co-opted 4 years Sep 2017 The Governing Body
Rev. Andrew Holliday Co-opted 4 years Feb 2016 The Governing Body
Nicola Ogden Co-opted 4 years Sep 2017 The Governing Body

Register of Interests

Name Details of pecuniary interest Details of personal interest
Jillian Andrews Nil Nil
John Foster Nil Nil
Michele Lawty-Jones Nil Nil
George Fairhurst Nil Nil
Andrew Pollard Nil Nil
Alison Nicholson Member of staff at Standish High School Nil
Michael Humphreys CBE Nil Governor of Wood Fold Primary School; Director of Blessed Edward Bamber Multi Academy Trust. St John Boste Catholic Academy Support Trust
Philip Hurst Standish Pharmacy Ltd. Nil
Gillian Baker Nil Nil
Sarah Djali Nil Member of Standish Voice – Standish Neighbourhood Forum
Adrian Hardy Nil Governor of West Park Primary School; Shopmobility Wigan; Gearing up; Newton Westpark Nursery; Mosaic MAT
St Michaels PCC
Rev. Andrew Holliday St Wilfrids Trading Company;
Director Learning Together Trust
Chair of Governors, St Wilfrids CE Primary Academy, Standish

Attendance Record of Governors in 2016-17

Name of Governor Dates of Full Governing Body Meetings
28/09/16 30/11/16 05/01/17 09/03/17 15/03/17 21/06/17
Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No
Jillian Andrews X X  X X X X
John Foster X X X X X X
Michele Lawty-Jones X X X X X
George Fairhurst X X X X X X
Andrew Pollard X X X X X X
Alison Nicholson X X X X X X
Michael Humphreys CBE X X X X X X
Philip Hurst X X X X X X
Gillian Baker X X X X X X
Sarah Djali X X X X X X
Adrian Hardy X X X X X X
Rev. Andrew Holliday X X X X X X
Nicola Ogden X X X X X X
Name of Governor Dates of Asset Committee Meetings
02/11/16 01/02/17 26/04/17 07/06/17
Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No
Jillian Andrews X X X X
John Foster X X X X
Michele Lawty-Jones X X X X
George Fairhurst X X X X
Andrew Pollard X X X X
Alison Nicholson X X X X
Michael Humphreys CBE X X X X
Philip Hurst X X X X
Gillian Baker X X X X
Sarah Djali X X X X
Adrian Hardy X X X X
Rev. Andrew Holliday X X X X
Nicola Ogden X X X X
Name of Governor Dates of Standards and Curriculum Meetings
12/10/16 15/02/17
Yes No Yes No
Jillian Andrews X X
John Foster X X
Michele Lawty-Jones X X
George Fairhurst X X
Andrew Pollard X X
Alison Nicholson X X
Michael Humphreys CBE X X
Philip Hurst X X
Gillian Baker X X
Sarah Djali X X
Adrian Hardy X X
Rev. Andrew Holliday X X
Nicola Ogden X X
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