Name of Local Governing Body: Kirkby High School

The remit for the Governing Body is to:

  1. Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  2. Holding executive leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the performance management of staff;
  3. Overseeing the financial performance of the organisation and making sure its money is well spent; and
  4. Ensuring the voices of stakeholders are heard.

Attendance 2022-2023

Attendance 2021-2022

Attendance 2020-2021

Attendance 2019-2020

Attendance 2018-2019 

Rowan Learning Trust Responsibilities and Authorities of Members and SIT

RLT Code of Conduct

Governing Body Composition:

Type of Governor No.
Trust 5
Staff 2



Name Type of Governor Appointed By Date of Appointment Term of Office end date Date of resignation Name of Business/Associated Person Date interest began
Mrs J Henney


Trust Trust 26.03.21 25.03.25
  • Nugent - Deputy CEO and Chief Governance Officer
  • Chair of Trustees Emmaus Merseyside
  • Trustee of Nugent Academy Trust
  • Chair of Local Governing Body - Nugent House School
  • Trustee - Emmaus UK
Feb 2019


Sept 2019


Sept 2019


June 2019

Nov 2022

Mr D J Leonard Trust Trust 01.09.19 31.08.23 RLT (Director Trustee) Sept 2012
Ms V Roberts Trust Trust 01.09.18 31.08.26 Headteacher, Park Brow Primary Jan 2003
Mr J Ryan Trust Trust 13.12.18 12.12.26 Head of Student Welfare & Well-being.

Liverpool Hope University

Mr R French Trust Trust 26.03.21 25.03.25 Higher Education Progression Adviser Shaping Futures (Part of the OfS Uni Connect Programme) March 2021
Mrs M Bond Parent Parents 20.10.22 19.10.24 None
Mr J Carroll Staff (Teaching) Staff (Teaching) 01.09.18 31.08.24 None
Mr A Barton Staff (Support) Staff (Support) 04.12.18 03.12.24 None
Ms J Walsh Parent Parents 15.04.21 14.04.23 03.11.22 None
Mrs N Jones Parent Parents 13.10.20 12.10.22 12.10.22 None
Mrs J Barrett Clerk to Governors 01.09.14 None
Mr W Foy Trust Trust 04.12.18 31.12.22 31.08.22 Student with the Learning Futures Partnership at Hawkley Hall Sept 2021
Mr M Williams Trust Trust 01.09.20 31.08.24 28.10.21 None
Mr J Robinson Trust Trust 21.03.20 20.03.24 31.08.2021 Rowan Learning Trust
Mrs C James Parent Parent 04.12.18 31.12.22 09.06.20 Knowsley SFA (Treasurer)
Mr P Bousfield Trust Trust 26.06.20 25.06.24 11.11.20 Education Consultant - PB Education Solutions

Specific Responsibilities

Responsibility Name SLT/School Link
Chair of Governors Mrs J Henney
Vice Chair of Governors Mr R French
Safeguarding Governor Mrs J Henney Mrs J Rigby
SEND Governor Mr R French Mr J Carroll
LAC Governor Mrs J Henney Mrs J Rigby
Health and Safety Governor Mrs V Roberts Mrs L Hughes
Pupil Premium Governor Mrs J Henney Mr P McKendrick
LGBTQIA+ Reps Mr J Carroll and Mr R French Mr J Greenbank
Pastoral and Attendance Governor Mrs J Henney Mrs M Turner
Quality of Education Mrs J Henney Mrs A Dobson
Clerk Mrs J Barrett

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