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Governors 

The Governors have a wide range of responsibilities for the School, including its overall values, the School Improvement Plan, the budget and staff appointments.


Formal meetings include the Finance, Premises and Personnel Committee, Admissions and Ethos Committee and the Curriculum Committee which are all held once each term.  Full Governing Body Meetings also take place one a term.

Any correspondence to the Governing Body should be sent to: 

The Clerk to the Governing Body
c/o St Thomas More School
Glendale Avenue
Wood Green
N22 5HN


Chair of Governors 

Mr J Meadows

 

Clerk to the Governing Body

Sharon Bolton

 

Name

Category of Governor

Attendance to Full Governing Body Meeting for the academic year 2017/18

Attendance to Full Governing Body Meetings for the academic year 2018/2019

Business and pecuniary interest and other Governor Roles

Date of Appointment

Term of Office

Appointed by

John Meadows

Foundation Governor and Chairman

4 out of 4 meetings

4 out of 4 meetings

Chair of the Cardinal Hume Academies Trust Board

01/04/20

31/08/24

Diocese of Westminster

Kevin McGovern

Foundation Governor and Vice Chairman

4 out of 4 meetings

3 out of 4 meetings

 

 

No

 

01/09/18

 

31/08/22

Diocese of Westminster

Michael Thornhill

Foundation Governor

4 out of 4 meetings

 3 out of 4 meetings

No

01/09/18

31/08/22

Diocese of Westminster

Anna Clark

Foundation Governor

3 out of 4 meetings

4  out of 4 meetings

Governor at St Georges Catholic School

Director of the Cardinal Hume Academies Trust 

01/09/17

31/08/21

Diocese of Westminster

Michael Veal

Foundation Governor

2 out of 4 meetings

4 out of 4 meetings

Governor at Bishop Douglass School

Diretor of the Cardinal Hume Academies Trust

01/09/16

31/08/21

Diocese of Westminster

Jonathan Stogdon

Foundation Governor N/A N/A

No

01/10/18 30/09/22 Diocese of Westminster
John Cleary Foundation Governor N/A N/A No 01/04/20 31/03/24 Diocese of Westminster

Karen Clifford

Teaching Staff Governor

N/A

N/A No 01/09/19 31/08/23 Staff

Julie Cornwell

Support Staff Governor

4 out of 4 meetings

4 out of 4 meetings

No

01/09/19

31/08/23

Staff

Breda O’Sullivan

Parent Governor

4 out of 4 meetings

4 out of 4 meetings

No

01/04/20

31/03/24

Parents of Children currently at the school

Cathy McCarry

Parent Governor

2 out of 4 meetings

4 out of 4 meetings

No

01/04/20

31/03/24

Parents of Children currently at the school

Martin Tissot

Executive Headteacher

4 out of 4 meetings

4 out of 4 meetings

Governor at St George’s and Bishop Douglass School Catholic School

Director of the Cardinal Hume Academies Trust

03/09/14

Ex-officio

 

 

 

Committee Membership

 

Admissions and Ethos Committee

Kevin McGovern

Martin Tissot, Headteacher

John Meadows

Julie Cornwell

Cathy McCarry

Jonathan Stogdon

Mark Rowland, Co-opted

 

Finance, Personnel, Premises and Health & Safety

Michael Veal

Kevin McGovern

John Meadows

Martin Tissot, Headteacher

Mark Rowland, Co-opted

 

Curriculum Committee

Michael Thornhill 

Anna Clark

Martin Tissot, Headteacher

Breda O'Sullivan

Mark Rowland, Co-opted

 

Governors with Specific Responsibilities

Michael Thornhill – Geography, History, RE

To be appointed - Business

Cathy McCarry – English

Breda O'Sullivan - MFL

Michael Veal - ICT

Anna Clark – Curriculum

John Meadows - Music, Art and Drama

Julie Cornwell - Social Sciences

Ms Dunne – Staff Governor Link        

 

 

 

 

Link Governors

Geography/History/RE

Michael Thornhill

Maths

Kevin McGovern

Music/Art/Drama

John Meadows

ICT

Michael Veal

Social Sciences

Julie Cornwell

English

Cathy McCarry

Business

To be appointed

MFL

Breda O'Sullivan

Curriculum Support

Anna Clark