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  • Sister Josephine Grainger FCJ
  • Sister Brenda Wallace FCJ
  • Mrs Pamela Thornton

Governors and Trustees

  • Mrs Karen Bliss (appointed by members 01/11/2020) Chair
  • Ms Julie Johnson (Appointed by members 01/11/2020) Vice Chair
  • Ms Caroline Braggs (appointed 01/11/2020)
  • Mrs Pamela Green (appointed by members 01/09/2016)
  • Mrs Niamh Howlett (ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2017)
  • Mr Michael Kennedy (appointed by members 01/10/2019)
  • Miss Stephanie Kilgallon (Appointed by members 01/11/2020)
  • Mrs Pamela Thornton (Chair) (appointed by members 01/06/2012)
  • Sister Brenda Wallace (appointed by members 07/10/2015)
  • Mrs Patricia Young (appointed by members 01/11/2018)

Staff Governor(s)

  • Ms Esme McCarthy (Staff) 

Parent Governor(s)

  • Mrs Kerry Jones (Elected by parents 25/11/2020)
  • Ms Lesley Malone (Elected by parents 05/03/2021)

Clerk to the Governing Board

  • Mrs Clare Brennan

Accounting Officer

  • Mrs Niamh Howlett, Headteacher

Chief Financial Officer

  • Mr Andrew Eckford, Director of Finance & Business

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 Maria Fidelis Catholic School, London & Director of the FCJ Educational Trust
  • Mrs Patricia Young is a Governor at Upton Hall School, Upton and St. Edward’s College, Liverpool

Audit, Finance, Staffing & Resources Committee

  • Ms Julie Johnson (Chair)
  • Mrs Karen Bliss
  • Ms Caroline Braggs
  • Mrs Pamela Thornton
  • Mrs Pamela Green
  • Mrs Niamh Howlett (HT)
  • Mr Andrew Eckford (Director of Finance)

Curriculum and Standards

  • Mrs Patricia Young (Chair)
  • Ms Julie Johnson
  • Mrs Kerry Jones
  • Mr Michael Kennedy
  • Mrs Niamh Howlett (HT)
  • Mr P McMenamin (DHT)

Student & Staff Welfare and Development Committee

  • Ms Stephanie Kilgallon
  • Ms Lesley Malone
  • Ms Esme McCarthy
  • Sr Brenda Wallace
  • Mrs Niamh Howlett (HT)
  • 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 Karen Bliss (Chair)
  • Mrs Pamela Green
  • Mrs Patricia Young
  • Mrs Niamh 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.

Quality of Education

SLT Link Paul Mcmenamin (Deputy Headteacher)

Pat Young

Mike Kennedy

Caroline Braggs

Leadership & Management

SLT Links Niamh Howlett (Headteacher) & Andy Eckford (Director of FInance & Business)

Karen Bliss

Julie Johnson

Sr Brenda Wallace

Behaviour & Attitudes

SLT Link Jenni Westwood (Deputy Headteacher)

Pam Green

Stephanie Kilgallon

Kerry Jones

Personal Development

SLT Link Helen Taylor (Acting Deputy Headteacher)

Pam Thornton

Lesley Malone

Esme McCarthy

Company Secretary

  • Mr Andrew Eckford (Director of Finance)

Publication of Executive Pay

The trust must publish on its website in a separate readily accessible form the number of employees whose benefits exceeded £100k, in £10k bandings, for the previous year ended 31 August. Benefits for this purpose include salary, employers’ pension contributions, other taxable benefits and termination payments.

Information for the Year to 31 August 2021 is shown below

Number of employees: One

Salary: £80k to £90k

Employers Pension Contributions: £20k to £30k