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School Governors - Membership

7 x Foundation Governors, 1 x Local Authority Governor, 2 x Parent Governors, Head Teacher and 1 x Staff Governor


Name Category of Governor Appointed by Date appointed Term of Office: End date Responsibility Date of Declaration of Pecuniary Interest
Mr Bernard Larkin Foundation Bishop of Shrewsbury 21st November 2005 31st August 2025 Chair of tthe Governing Body

12th October 2023:

Chair: Chester Catholic Academy Partnership.

Governor Role: Upton Hall School FCJ

Mr Sean Baker Foundation Bishop of Shrewsbury 1st September 2012 31st August 2024 Vice Chair of the Governing Body  
Mrs Lynda Martin Foundation Bishop of Shrewsbury 1st September 2012 31st August 2024    
Mrs Teresa Safina Foundation Bishop of Shrewsbury 29th October 2008 31st August 2024   16th October 2023
Mr Anthony Stanford Foundation Bishop of Shrewsbury 6th November 2022 31st August 2026    
Fr William Damah Foundation Bishop of Shrewsbury 16th March 2020 31st August 2024    
Mrs Gemma Morton Foundation Bishop of Shrewsbury        
Vacancy Local Authority Local Authority        
Mrs Emma Swarbrick Parent Parents 15th July 2021 14th July 2025    
Mr David Howell Parent Parents 14th December 2023 13th December 2027    
Mrs Lisa Holland Head Teacher Ex Officio 1st January 2022 N/A  

13th October 2023

Relative is employed by St Theresa's Catholic Primary School

Mrs Nicola Barnes Staff School Staff 14th December 2023 13th December 2027    

All Governors are members of the Full Governing Body which meets twice a term. 

Section 128 Check completed: October 2023 - all clear. 


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