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Governors Page

Governor Information and Declaration of Interests

Contact with the Governing Body can be made via Mrs Sandy Ward, Clerk to Governors.  Any correspondence can be handed in at the School Office.

Governor meetings are held half-termly at the School.  If you are interested in becoming a School Governor, please contact the Clerk to Governors for further information.

Governor Attendance - Academic Year 2021-22 

Governor Attendance - Academic Year 2020-21

Governor Attendance - Academic Year 2019-20

There are four main Governor Groups which cover every aspect of school life.  The Groups are:

Vision

Operate

Ethos

Curriculum

The Vision, Operate and Ethos Groups all meet half-termly.  The Curriculum Group meets to monitor and challenge staff throughout the year, looking at different aspects of the curriculum on each occasion.

Safeguarding and SEN are covered separately and directly with the Headteacher/SENCo.

Governors can be contacted via the school office.  If in writing, please address envelopes to Mrs Ward, Clerk to Governors, or by email via the school email: office@st-catherines.w-sussex.sch.uk.

Name Governor Category &
Appointing Body
Appointment & 
Review Dates

Group Membership

Governor Position &
Previous Governance Membership
Declaration of Interests
Mrs Julie Baitup Foundation Governor
Diocese of Arundel & Brighton
Appointed:  15 May 2018
Review: 14 May 2022

Vision Group
HT Performance Mgmnt
Operate Group
Admissions

Joint Chair of Governors
Previously:
Parent Governor – St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Bognor
None
Mr Michael Madden Foundation Governor
Diocese of Arundel & Brighton

Appointed:  24 August 2020
Review: 23 August 2024

Vision Group
HT Performance Mgmnt
Operate Group
Safeguarding Link Governor
Admissions
Joint Chair of Governors
Previously:
Headteacher, Chatsmore Catholic High School
None

Mr Paul Walker

Foundation Governor
Diocese of Arundel & Brighton

Appointed:  28 May 2019
Review: 27 May 2023

Ethos Group
Operate Group
Joint SEN Link Governor

Previously:
Foundation Governor – St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Worthing
Assistant Headteacher - Chatsmore Catholic High School

None

Mrs Pat Haggerty

Foundation Governor
Diocese of Arundel & Brighton

Appointed:  1 February 2021
Review: 31 January 2025

Operate Group

 

Grandparent of 1 pupil

Mrs Rosaleen Murphy

Foundation Governor
Diocese of Arundel & Brighton

Appointed:  19 July 2021
Review: 18 July 2025

Joint SEN Link Governor
Pupil Premium Link Governor

 

 None

Mr Adrian Reynolds

Parent Governor

Appointed:  2 December 2019
Review: 1 December 2023

Operate Group
Health & Safety Link Governor

 

Parent of 2 pupils

Mrs Sarah Barron

Staff Governor

 

Appointed:  15 September 2020
Review:  14 September 2024

 Ethos Group

 

None

Mr Derek Croghan

Headteacher

 

 

Vision Group
Operate Group

 

None

Miss Fiona McGonigle

Deputy Headteacher
Associate Member
(No voting rights)

 

 

Ethos Group
Vision Group

 

None