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Meet Our Governing Body

Our Governing Body was reconstituted on 8th June 2015.

The composition of the revised Governing Body is shown below:

1 Head Teacher Governor , 1 Staff Governor , 1 Local Authority Governor , 2 Parent Governors ,

8 Co-opted Governors

The full Governing body meets at least termly with two committees also meeting at least termly.

Committee 1 is responsible for premises, health & safety, personnel, finance and salaries to include staff grievance and discipline. The Chair of this committee is Mrs L. Moore

Committee 2 is responsible for curriculum and standards and admissions to include staff grievance, discipline and salaries appeals. The Chair of this committee is Mrs L Lawton

Members of Our Governing Body including Declarations of Interest and Pecuniary Interests

Headteacher Governor

Mrs Melanie Hignett

Appointed as Headteacher in September 2012


Staff Governor

Mr Sean Moore 

Start term 22.05.17, end term 22.05.21

Committee 1
Chair of Governors

Mrs Lisa Moore 

Start term 02.06.19, end term 02.06.23

Member of Bleak Hill Primary School Governing Body

Employed by Torus Housing

Chair of Committee 1

Local Authority Governor



Parent Governors

Mrs Julie Darlington 

Start term 10.10.16, end term 10.10.20

Employed by St Helens Council catering department working within Holy Spirit Catholic Primary School

Committee 1

Mrs Carol Atherton 

Start term 16.10.17, end term 15.10.21

Committee 2

Co-opted Governors

Mrs Emily Harwood 

Start term 19.11.18, end term 18.11.22

Learning & Participation Manager, The Lowry

Committee 2

Revd Pauline Rowe 

Start Term 30.01.17, end term 29.01.21

Minister for Parr group of churches

Committee 2

Cllr K Groucutt

Start Term 05.09.19, end term 4.9.23

Councillor for Parr

Committee 1

Lisa Lawton 

Start Term 26.03.18, end term 26.03.22


Vice Chair of Governors

Chair Committee 2

Cathy Cross

Start term 25.11.19, end term 24.11.23

Employee Heart of Glass Art Project

Committee 2

Ms Danielle Anderson 

Start term 10.06.18 end term 10.06.22

Assistant Headteacher at St Cuthbert's Catholic High School

Committee 1

Mrs Suzanne Glennard 

Start term 16.10.17, end term 15.10.21

Employee of ParentApps

Committee 2