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 | Very Rev Canon Alan Sheridan | Mr Mike Walmsley


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


CLERK TO THE GOVERNORS (Appointed by the Governing Body)

Isabella Kvist-Hanson


Governors’ Business and Pecuniary Interests





Admissions: Mr P Cannings, Mr M Walmsley, Mr R Stabler and Canon M Ryan


Finance: Mr H Kane, Mr P Cannings, Mr R Stabler, Mr M Walmsley and  two Vacancies


Catholic Life: Mr M Walmsley, Rev J Bane, Mr R Stabler, Canon A Sheridan, Mrs S Bilton and Canon M Ryan


Curriculum & Staffing: Mr P Cannings, Mr M Walmsley, Mrs S Bilton, Mr Adrian Crawford, Mrs T Ellison and Mrs R Harter-Jones


Standards: Mr P Cannings, Mr T Downie, Ms T Ellison, Mr H Kane, Mr R Stabler, Mrs H Thorburn 


Health, Safety & Premises: Mr A Crawford, Mr J Carroll, Mrs R Harter-Jones, Mr H Kane and Colin Riddell


Student Welfare: Mr T Downie, Mrs R Harter-Jones, Mr Adrian Crawford, Mrs H Thorburn, Canon A Sheridan and vacancy


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


Pay Appeal Panel: Mr H Kane, Mr C Riddell and Vacancy


Disciplinary Appeals Panel: As available and required


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