Our School Governors




FOUNDATION GOVERNORS (Appointed by the Bishop of Middlesbrough)

Ex-officio by virtue of office as Headteacher/Principal Mrs Sharon Keelan-Beardsley

Rev John Bane / Mr John Carroll / Mr Tim Downie/ Mr Colin Riddell / Mr Mike Walmsley / Prof Christopher Fewster / Mrs Angela McDermottroe / Rev Kevin Moody / Mrs Claire Wagstaffe


PARENT GOVERNORS (Elected by Parents/Guardians of Pupils)

Mr Huw Kane (Vice)/ Mr Yannick Berland


SCHOOL STAFF GOVERNOR (Elected by School Staff)

Mrs Sarah Bilton (Business Studies Teacher & Subject Leader PSHCE)


LOCAL AUTHORITY GOVERNOR (Appointed by City of York Council)

Mr Peter Cannings (Chair)


CO-OPTED GOVERNORS (Appointed by the Governing Body)

Mr Adrian Crawford (Subject Leader for Design & Technology) / Mrs Tricia Ellison / Mrs Helen Thorburn / Mrs Katrina Magee


CLERK TO THE GOVERNORS (Appointed by the Governing Body)

Isabella Kvist-Hanson


Governors’ Business and Pecuniary Interests





Admissions: Mr P Cannings, Mr M Walmsley, Mrs S Keelan-Beardsley and Mr C Riddell


Finance: Mr H Kane, Mr P Cannings, Mrs S Keelan-Beardsley, Mr M Walmsley, Mrs K Magee, and  Mr C Riddell


Catholic Life and Welfare: Mr M Walmsley, Rev J Bane, Mrs S Keelan-Beardsley,  Mrs S Bilton, Mr J Carroll, Mrs H Thorburn, Rev K Melody, and Mrs C Wagstaffe


Teaching, Learning and Standards: Mr T Downie, Mr M Walmsley, Mrs S Keelan-Beardsley, Mrs S Bilton, Mr P Cannings, Mr Adrian Crawford, Mrs T Ellison, Mrs H Thorburn, and Prof C Fewster


Health, Safety & Premises: Mr A Crawford, Mr J Carroll, Mrs S Bilton, Mr H Kane, Mrs S Keelan-Beardsley, and Mr C Riddell


Pay Committee: Mr P Cannings, Mr M Walmsley, and Mr T Downie


Pay Appeal Panel: Mr H Kane, Mr C Riddell, and Mrs T Ellison


Disciplinary Appeals Panel: As available and required


Head’s Performance Management: Mr P Cannings, Mrs T Ellison, and Mrs H Thorburn