Role of the Governors

Being a school governor is a very rewarding job. It gives you the opportunity to have a say in the development of the school. As a governor you will also be involved and aware of the latest developments in the way that children are being educated.

There is a team of Governors at Christ Church, including representing from teacher governors, parent governors and local education authority (LA) governors. The term of office is 4 years, and an apply-electron process is adopted to ensure all candidates are given a fair chance.

What do governors do?

  • Promote high standards.
  • Set targets for pupil achievement.
  • Assist with managing the school's budget.
  • Discuss current curriculum issues.
  • Have involvement in devising action plans.

How does a governing body work?

  • Closely with the Executive Head teacher and Head of School.
  • Makes decisions collectively as a team.
  • Often delegates decision making to committees.
  • Conducts most of its business at meetings.
Mr David Nightingale (Acting Chair)21/06/16 – 20/06/20Foundation Governor
Mrs Wendy McCormack01/09/15 - 31/08/19Executive Head Teacher
Mrs Denise Garner19/09/13 - 18/09/17Foundation Governor
Rev. Anne-Louise Critchlow01/09/15 - 31/08/19Foundation Governor
Mrs Elizabeth Cross01/11/16 - 31/10/20Foundation Governor
Mrs Angela Bleasdale12/03/13 - 11/03/17Staff Governor
Mrs Patricia Wilson30/04/14 - 29/04/18Local Authority Governor
Mrs Joanne Parkinson01/09/15 - 31/08/19Foundation Governor
VacancyParent Governor
VacancyParent Governor