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St Thomas More

Catholic School

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 Committee and Full Governing Meetings for the academic year 2020/2021

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 (Full); 9 out of 9 committees

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 (Full); 5 out of 6 committees

 

No

 

01/09/18

31/08/22

Diocese of Westminster

Michael Thornhill

Foundation Governor

 4 out of 4 meetings (Full); 2 out of 6 committees

No

01/09/18

31/08/22

Diocese of Westminster

Anna Clark

Foundation Governor

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

4 out of 4 meetings (Full); 3 out of 3 committees

Governor at Bishop Douglass School

Director of the Cardinal Hume Academies Trust

01/09/16

31/08/21

Diocese of Westminster

John Cleary

Foundation Governor

1 out of 4 meetings (Full); 3 out of 3 committees

No

01/04/20

31/03/24

Diocese of Westminster

Karen Clifford

Teaching Staff Governor

4 out of 4  meetings (Full); 2 out of 3 committees

No

01/09/19

31/08/23

Staff

Julie Cornwell

Support Staff Governor

4 out of 4 meetings

No

01/09/19

31/08/23

Staff

Breda O’Sullivan

Parent Governor

4 out of 4 meetings (Full); 3 out of 3 committees

No

01/04/20

31/03/24

Parents of Children currently at the school

Cathy McCarry

Parent Governor

4 out of 4 meetings (Full); 3 out 3 committees

No

01/04/20

31/03/24

Parents of Children currently at the school

Marco Bardetti Foundation Governor 2 out of 2 meetings (Full); 0 out of 1 committees No 01/03/21 31/08/24 Diocese of Westminster

Martin Tissot

Executive Headteacher

4 out of 4 meetings (Full); 6 out 9 committees

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 2021/22

 

Admissions and Ethos Committee

Kevin McGovern

Martin Tissot, Executive Headteacher

John Meadows

Marco Bardetti

Cathy McCarry

 

Finance, Personnel, Premises and Health & Safety

Michael Veal

Kevin McGovern

John Meadows

Martin Tissot, Executive Headteacher

 

 

Curriculum Committee

Breda O'Sullivan

Michael Thornhill

John Meadows

Karen Clifford

John Cleary

Martin Tissot, Executive Headteacher

Clare Dunne – Staff Governor Link        

 

 

LINK GOVERNORS 2021/2

Geography/History/RE

Michael Thornhill

Maths

Kevin McGovern

Music/Art/Drama

John Meadows

ICT

Michael Veal

Social Sciences/Business

Breda O’Sullivan

English

Cathy McCarry

MFL/D&T

John Cleary

Safeguarding

John Meadows

Sixth Form

John Meadows

Medical Needs

Julie Cornwell

Curriculum Support/SEN

Anna Clark

Pupil Premium

Breda O’Sullivan

Food Tech

Karen Clifford

Media

Karen Clifford

Science

Marco Bardetti

PE

Marco Bardetti