St Wilfrid’s Governing Body was reconstituted in July 2015 and now comprises of 12 Full Governors and 7 Associate members.
The Governing body is formed of:
- 7 Foundation Governors
- I Headteacher
- I Staff Member
- 2 Parent/carers
- 1 Local Authority member
Foundation Governors are appointed by the Diocese. They are drawn from a wide area of the community and bring different areas of expertise to the Governing body.
The Headteacher is an ex-officio member by virtue of their post All governors serve a 4 year term except the Headteacher.
The staff governor is elected by other members of staff.
Parent governors are elected by the other parent/carers from the school.
The Local Authority governor is appointed by the Local Authority.
The Associate members do not have voting rights at Full Governor meetings. They are appointed as valuable contributors specifically in their areas of expertise. Currently all of St Wilfrid’s associate members are staff members, but the Governors are free to appoint other specialists as the need arises.
Governors’ Information and Duties
Please click here to see more information about our Governors and their duties.
Register of interests
Please click on the link to read the register of interests: Register of Governor Interests 2015-16
Our Current Governing Body
|Name||Role||End of Office|
|Mr Philip Gidman||Chair of Governors|
|Mgr Tony Barry||Foundation Governor||31.08.2017|
|Miss Carol D'Souza||Foundation Governor||17.09.2017|
|Mr Michael Ferry||Headteacher|
|Mrs Mary Gallagher||Foundation Governor||31.08.2017|
|Mr Kevin Harrison||Vice Chair of Governors|
|Mrs Ann Oddy||Foundation Governor||17.09.2017|
|Mrs Jacqueline Robinson||Foundation Governor||31.08.2017|
|Mrs Jo Pegley||Local Authority Governor||21-03-2021|
|Mrs Fran Kerr||Staff Governor||04.02.2021|
|Mrs Zoe Taylor||Parent Governor||20.05.2020|
|Mr Jonathan Brydon||Parent Governor||21.11.2017|
Full Governing Body Meeting Minutes
Please use the links below to download copies of Full Governing Body Meeting Minutes:
For any previous minutes please contact the Clerk to Governors.
Clerk to the Governors
Please send all correspondence to:
Mrs Christine James-Bailey
Clerk to the Governors
St Wilfrid’s Catholic School
St Wilfrid’s Way
Old Horsham Road
West Sussex RH10 8PG