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Governing Board

Chair: Mrs Gill Cowley
Vice Chair: Mrs Jane Thurgood-Parkes

 

To contact the governors, please send a message marking it for the attention of the governor that you wish to contact to admin@ourladyqueenofpeaceprimary.co.uk

 

The school Governors are responsible for:

 

  • developing a vision and strategy for the school
  • overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent
  • holding the school leader to account to ensure that every pupil has the best possible education 
OUR GOVERNORS


Please find below details of how our Governing Board is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

 

Name of Governor           Category          

Positions of

Responsibility 

Body Appointed     By 

Term of Office / Expiry Date                               

Committees/Roles                                                                                               

Pecuniary Interests RegisteredGovernance Roles in Other Schools
Mrs Gill CowleyLocal AuthorityChair of GovernorsSefton Council

4 Years

06/07/2025

Safeguarding 

Finance

Pay & Staffing

Premises

Health & Safety

Science 

Geography

None  

Mrs Jane Thurgood-Parkes

FoundationVice ChairDiocese of Liverpool

4 Years

18/03/2024

Staff Grievance

Pupil Discipline

SEND

Pay and staffing 

EYFS

Phonics/reading 

None Springwell Park Primary School
Mrs Dawn PenlingtonParent Elected by parents

4 Years

07/02/2024

Admissions

Finance 

PE/Maths

None  

Mrs Maria Richardson     

Headteacher

 

Headteacher

 

 

 

4 years

 

 

 

Affiliated to all committees by the position heldNone  
Mrs Rachael McKeen Staff GovernorDeputy HeadElected by Staff4 years Pay & StaffingNone  
Mr Michael SinclairParent Elected by parents

 

4 years

03/12/2027

 

TBC

None  
Mrs Teresa Rimmer                        Foundation Diocese of Liverpool

4 years

31/08/2025

 

Premises

Health & Safety

Staff Grievance

Pay & Performance Management

History

None  
Mrs Paulette LappinFoundation  Diocese of Liverpool

4 years 

31/08/2025

Appeals 

Pay and performance

The Arts 

None  
Mrs Lindsay SmithFoundation Diocese of Liverpool

4 years

20/02/2025

Health & Safety

Finance

Premises

Maths 

None  
Mrs Doreen LambertAssociate Member Governing Board

4 years

31/08/2024

All that will benefit from her many years of service and experienceNone  

 

RELATIONSHIPS

 

NAME OF GOVERNOR                                                 

RELATIONSHIP

 

Mrs Dawn Penlington

Has two daughters in school

 

REGISTER OF INTERESTS

Name of Governor                    

Declared Interest

 

 

    

Information is requested at each Governors’ Meeting.

 

 

 

Through Christ, we live, love and learn

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