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Governors

As Governors of Saint Bede's, we are proud of our school and very keen to see it develop for the benefit of the pupils of this area. Saint Bede's Catholic High School was created in 1961 for around 350 pupils. There are now around 820 pupils at the school and different sections have been added over the years.

Governors

Name of governor: Mr P Marsden
Appointment date: 1st September 2021
Nature of role: Headteacher
Business interests: None
Financial interests: None
Governance roles in other schools: St Mary's Catholic High School, Leyland
Relationship between other governors and members of staff: None

 

 

Name of governor: Ms S Beswick
Appointment start date: 17th December 2021
Appointment end date: 16th November 2025
Nature of role: Staff Governor
Appointed by: Saint Bede's Catholic High School - Staff
Committees: None
Individual responsibilities: None
Business interests: None
Financial interests: None
Governance roles in other schools: None
Relationship between other governors and members of staff: None

 

Name of governor: Mr D Brophy
Appointment start date: 12th March 2021
Appointment end date: 11th March 2025
Nature of role: Foundation Governor
Appointed by: The Diocese of Lancaster
Committees: Staff Discipline/Grievance/Dismissal
Individual responsibilities: None
Business interests: None
Financial interests: None
Governance roles in other schools: None
Relationship between other governors and members of staff: None

 

 

Name of governor: Mr N Craine
Appointment start date: 14th October 2021
Appointment end date: 13th October 2025
Nature of role: LEA Governor
Appointed by: Lancashire County Council
Committees: None
Individual responsibilities: Finance, Pupil Premium, Catch-up Premium
Business interests: Lancashire County Council Catering Services
Financial interests: None
Governance roles in other schools: Lancashire County Council Catering Services
Relationship between other governors and members of staff: None

 

 

 Name of governor: Mr D Culshaw
Appointment start date: 1st September 2021
Appointment end date: 31st August 2025
Nature of role: Foundation Governor
Appointed by: The Diocese of Lancaster
Committees: Appointments
Individual responsibilities: Finance
Business interests: Warden Construction Ltd.
Financial interests: None
Governance roles in other schools: None
Relationship between other governors and members of staff: None

Name of governor: Mr I Gilli-Ross
Appointment start date: September 2022
Appointment end date: September 2026
Nature of role: Foundation Governor
Appointed by: The Diocese of Lancaster
Committees: None 
Individual responsibilities: None
Business interests: None
Financial interests: None
Governance roles in other schools: None
Relationship between other governors and members of staff: None

Name of governor: Rev. P Hibbert
Appointment start date: 21st December 2018
Appointment end date: 20th December 2022
Nature of role: Foundation Governor
Appointed by: The Diocese of Lancaster
Committees: Admissions, Pupil Discipline, Staff Discipline/Dismissal Appeals/Complaints Review, Staff Appraisal and Pay Appeals
Individual responsibilities: Link and LASGB Governor
Business interests: None
Financial interests: None
Governance roles in other schools: None
Relationship between other governors and members of staff: None

 

Name of governor: Mr D Horton
Appointment start date: 19th November 2019
Appointment end date: 18th November 2023
Nature of role: Vice Chair of Governors / Parent Governor
Appointed by: Saint Bede's Catholic High School - Parents
Committees: Pupil Discipline, Staff Appraisal and Pay Appeals
Individual responsibilities: Numeracy, HRSE
Business interests: None
Financial interests: None
Governance roles in other schools: None
Relationship between other governors and members of staff: None

 

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Mrs J Burbridge, Clerk to Governors

Miss S Gresty, Finance and HR Manager: Observer

Mrs S Kelly, Headteacher's PA: Observer

Mrs C Walker, Deputy Headteacher: Observer

Chair of each committee - the chair of each committee is nominated at the time of the committee meeting (normally longest serving Governor).