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St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

Living, learning and loving with the Lord


Governing Body

Our Full Governing Body meets six times per year. In addition we have committees that meet 3-5 times per year. These committees are Catholic Life, Health and Safety and Safeguarding, Resources and Standards and Effectiveness.

This is our Governing Body for the 2021- 2022 Academic Year:

Frances Marsden- Chair of Governors / Foundation Governor - Catholic Life/RE Committee (chair), Standards and Effectiveness Committee and Resources Committee. Appointed 17th September 2019- 16th September 2023. Appointed by the Diocese of Leeds. 

Father John Carlisle (Parish Priest) - Foundation Governor. Appointed 1st September 2021 - 31st August 2025. Appointed by the Diocese of Leeds.

Gregg Latham - Foundation Governor - Resources Committee (chair). Appointed 13th September 2017-12th September 2021. Appointed by the Diocese of Leeds.

Roisin Morris - Foundation Governor - Health, Safety & Safeguarding Committee & Standards and Effectiveness Committee. Appointed 27th November 2018 - 26th November 2022. Appointed by the Diocese of Leeds.

Catie Boyes - Staff Governor - Appointed 7th March 2020 - 6th March 2024 Appointed by vote of Staff.

Vicky Clegg - Parent Governor - Resources Committee. Appointed 23rd January 2019 - 22nd January 2023. Appointed by vote of parents.

Linda McKeon - Parent Governor - Appointed 17th March 2020 - 16th March 2024 - Appointed by vote of parents.

Margaret Preest - Local Authority Governor - Catholic Life / RE Committee. Appointed 27th February 2017 - 26th February 2021. Appointed by Kirklees Council.

Ebony Clement - Foundation Governor - Appointed 1st July 2020 - 30th June 2024 - Appointed by the Diocese of Leeds

Dominic Williams - Headteacher. 

We Also Have Governors with Special Areas of Responsibility:

Special Educational Needs Governor  Mrs F Marsden

Governor Training Contact Mr D Williams

Governors for Looked After Children - Mrs F Marsden

Child Protection Governor Mrs R Morris

Early Years Governor Mrs F Marsden

Safeguarding Governor Mrs R Morris

Equality Governor Mrs V. Clegg

Premium Link Governor Mrs F. Marsden

Healthy School Initiative and School Council Governor Mrs E. Clement

Catholic Life Governor Mrs F Marsden

Multi-Academy Trust Governor - Mrs V. Clegg

October 2020 - Pecuniary Interest Declaration


Governors have declared a 'nil return' for pecuniary interests.