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St Peter's Catholic Primary School

St Peter's Catholic Primary School


The St. Peter’s Governing Body has overall responsibility for supervising the strategic direction of the school. It is an integral part of the leadership structure of the school and challenges the Headteacher and staff to constantly raise standards and improve outcomes for all pupils.

Their duties include regular monitoring of pupil learning, progress and attainment, development of a school strategic plan and annual school development plan and input into school self evaluation processes, appointment of staff, monitoring of staff performance and pay, formulation and monitoring of statutory policies, approval of the annual budget and monitoring of spend including pupil premium initiatives.

They also oversee the curriculum and religious education within the school.The Governing Body comprises a combination of appointed and elected governors. The Diocese of Arundel and Brighton appoints the foundation governors. The parent governors are elected by the parents of pupils at the school and must be a parent/carer of a child attending the school.

The Headteacher is a member of the Governing Body and there is a teacher governor elected by the teachers at the school. Ian Page is the Safeguarding Governor. A list of the governors is set out below (a reconstitution of the Governing Body was agreed July 2015).

Any correspondence for the Governing Body should be addressed to the Chair of Governors, at the school. Emails can be sent to Martin Walden, the Clerk to Governors:

Foundation Governors (8)

Marek Suchocki (Leatherhead - Chair of Governing Body)

Tim Hinton (Ashtead - Vice Chair of Governing Body)

Anne-Marie Bevan (Fetcham)

Dominic Saul (Leatherhead)

Nuno Oliveira (Leatherhead)

David Pattinson (pending - Ashtead)

Vacancy - Ashtead/Leatherhead

Vacancy - Ashtead

LA Governor (1)

Ian Page

Parent Governors (2)

Tara Trousdale

Charlie Maloney

Headteacher Governor (1)

Richard McKenzie

Staff Governor (1)

Ruth Hall

Co-Opted Governor (1)

Catherine Woolford (Chair of Children and Learning Committee)

Associate Governors (1)

Ian Langmead