The Governing Board

Members

Sister Josephine Grainger FCJ (Trustee)
Sister Brenda Wallace FCJ (Trustee)
Mrs Pamela Thornton, Chair of Governors

Trustees/Directors

(known as Governors at Bellerive FCJ Catholic College)

 

Foundation Governors

Mrs Maria Branigan (appointed by members 01/03/2018)
Sister Josephine Grainger (appointed by members 01/06/2016)
Mrs Pamela Green (appointed by members 01/09/2016)
Mrs Eileen Quinn (appointed by members 01/09/2016) – (Resigned 31/12/2019)
Mr Michael Kennedy (appointed by members 01/10/2019)
Sister Brenda Wallace (appointed by members 07/10/2015)
Miss Clare Whittington-Egan (appointed by members) – (Resigned 12/09/2019)
Mrs Patricia Young (appointed by members 01/11/2018)
Vacancy x 1 Foundation Governor

Staff Governor(s)

Mrs Louisa Allerston (Staff) (31st August 2020)
Mrs Niamh Howlett (Headteacher/Ex-officio)

Parent Governor(s)

Ms Annette Jamieson-Lawson (Elected by parents 01/09/2017) (Resigned 31/01/2019)
Mrs Karen Vives (Parent) (Elected by parents 01/10/2018)

Clerk to the Governing Body

Mrs Clare Brennan

Accounting Officer

Mrs Niamh Howlett, Headteacher

 

Register of Pecuniary Interests

Sr Jo Grainger is a Governor at Gumley House Convent School, Isleworth

Mrs Pamela Green is a Governor at St Anselms College, Birkenhead

Mr Michael Kennedy is Headteacher at St Mary’s College, Crosby

Sr Brenda Wallace is a Governor at Marie Fidelis Catholic School, London

Miss Clare Whittington Egan is a Governor at Liverpool Hope University

Mrs Patricia Young is a Governor at Upton Hall School, Birkenhead

 

Governors’ Attendance at Meetings

Please click on the link below to see Governors’ attendance at meetings:

Governors’ Attendance at Meetings 2018-2019

Governors’ Attendance at Meetings 2017-2018

 

Audit, Finance and Staffing Committee

Mrs Maria Branigan
Sr Jo Grainger
Mrs Pamela Green
Mr Michael Kennedy
Mrs Pamela Thornton
Mrs Niamh Howlett (HT)

Capital Works/Building Developments/H&S Committee

Sr Jo Grainger
Mrs Pamela Green
Mrs Niamh Howlett
Mrs Pamela Thornton

Curriculum and Standards

Mrs Pamela Green (Chair)
Mr M Kennedy
Mrs Pamela Thornton
Mrs Patricia Young
Mrs Niamh Howlett (HT)
Mr P McMenamin (DHT)

Student & Staff Welfare and Development Committee

Mrs M Branigan (Chair)
Mrs P Thornton
Mrs K Vives
Mrs N Howlett (HT)
Mr P Taylor (DHT)
Mrs J Westwood (DHT)

 Discipline Committee (Staff & Pupils)

Committee to be composed of 3 members, to be convened as required, according to need/circumstances.

Appeals Committee

Committee to be composed of 3 members, to be convened as required, according to need/circumstances.

Admissions Committee

Mrs Pamela Thornton (Chair)
Mrs P Green
Mrs P Young
Mrs N Howlett (HT)

Departmental Link Governors

Bellerive has a Link Governor system where Governors have volunteered to be assigned to a specific curriculum area of the school. This enables effective lines of communication to be established and maintained between the curriculum and the Governing Body.

Design & Technology – Mrs Karen Vives
English Department – Sr Brenda Wallace
Humanities – Mrs Pamela Green
ICT/Business – Mrs Maria Branigan
Maths Department – Mrs Patricia Young
MFL – Mrs Pamela Thornton
Music – Sr Jo Grainger
PE – Mrs Pamela Green
PSHE – Sr Jo Grainger
Pupil Premium –Sr Jo Grainger
RE/Chaplaincy – Sr Brenda Wallace
Safeguarding – Mrs Pamela Green/Mrs Karen Vives
Science – Mr Michael Kennedy
SEN – Vacancy
Sixth Form – Mrs Pamela Thornton

Company Secretary

Mrs Pamela Thornton

Scheme of Delegation

 Scheme of Delegation – Financial Powers at Bellerive
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