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St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

Living, learning and loving with the Lord


Local Governing Body (Academy Council)

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, and Standards and Pupil Experience.

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.

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.

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 MIss E. Clement

Premium Link Governor Mrs F. Marsden

Healthy School Initiative and School Council Governor Miss E. Clement

Catholic Life Governor Mrs F Marsden

Multi-Academy Trust Governor - Mrs V. Clegg

October 2022 - Pecuniary Interest Declaration

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