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 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 8
Parent 2
Staff 2


Name Type of Governor Appointed By Date of Appointment Term of Office end date Date of resignation Name of Business/Associated Person
Mr W Foy

(Acting Chair)

Trust Trust 04.12.18 31.12.22 None
Mr D J Leonard Trust Trust 01.09.19 31.08.23 RLT (Trustee) Hawkley Hall High School (Governor)
Mr J Robinson Trust Trust 21.03.20 20.03.24 Rowan Learning Trust
Ms V Roberts Trust Trust 01.09.18 31.08.22 Headteacher, Park Brow Primary
Mr J Ryan Trust Trust 13.12.18 12.12.22 None
Mr M Williams Trust Trust 01.09.20 31.08.24 None
Mrs J Henney Trust Trust 26.03.21 25.03.25 Nugent - Deputy CEO and Chief Governance
Mr R French Trust Trust 26.03.21 25.03.25 None
Mr J Carroll Staff (Teaching) Staff (Teaching) 01.09.18 31.08.22 None
Mrs T Barton Staff (Support) Staff (Support) 04.12.18 03.12.22 None
Mrs N Jones Parent Parents 13.10.20 31.08.22 None
Ms J Walsh Parent Parents 14.04.21 14.04.23 None
Mrs J Barrett Clerk to Governors 01.09.14 None
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
Chair of Governors Mr W Foy (Acting)
Vice Chair of Governors
Safeguarding Governor Mr W Foy
SEND Governor Mr W Foy
LAC Governor Mr W Foy
Health and Safety Governor Mr J Robinson
Pupil Premium Governor Mr W Foy
LGBT Reps Mr J Carroll and Mr W Foy
Clerk Mrs J Barrett
Committee Membership 2020/21
School Improvement and Curriculum Premises and Community Standards
Mrs R Conefrey Mrs R Conefrey Mrs R Conefrey
Mr M Williams Mr W Foy Mr W Foy
Mr J Carroll Mr J Carroll Mr D J Leonard
Mr T Barton Mr T Barton Mr A Wilson (Trustee)
Mrs N Jones Mrs J Henney
Mrs J Henney Mr R French
Mr R French
Mrs J Walsh

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