A Governing Body is a group of volunteers elected by parents and staff at the school and also nominated by the Bury Local Authority.  Working closely with the Headteacher, the Body has the responsibility for raising school standards through key roles of setting strategic direction, ensuring accountability and monitoring & evaluating school performance. 

St John with St Mark C of E Primary School has 8 Governors who meet once per term as a full Governing Body and also attend various sub committees as detailed below.  The Governing Body includes 4 Parent Governors, one Staff Governor, one Local Authority Governor, the Head Teacher as ex-officio and the remaining members are co-opted. 

Current Governing Body Members  2021 - 2022

Chair  Mr Graeme LambertCo-opted Governor - Website responsibility, Bury Governors' Association Representative

c/o St John with St Mark C of E Primary School, Athlone Avenue, Bury, BL9 5EE.

Vice Chair  Ms Victoria Cook

Headteacher  Mr Steven Ollis

Local Authority Governor  Mr Ciaron Boles

Staff Governor  Mrs Debbie Foden, Safeguarding & CYPIC responsibility

Parent Governors 

Ms Victoria Cook - Finance & Pupil Premium responsibility, Bury Governors' Association Representative

Mr Ifti Ahmed - Health & Safety responsibility

Mr Safwan Ilyas - Safeguarding & CYPIC responsibility

Ms Adriana Dos Santos 

Co-opted Governor  Reverend Dave Thompson - SEN Liaison, Religious Education, Wellbeing responsibility

 

Anti-bullying and Curriculum responsibilities - Vacancy

GOVERNOR SUB COMMITTEES

Resource Committee - meets termly, Chair - TBC. Members - Mr Graeme Lambert, Mr Ifti Ahmed, Ms Victoria Cook, Mr Steven Ollis & 1 x vacancy

Teaching & Learning Committee - meets termly, Chair - TBC. Members - Mr Graeme Lambert, Mr Safwan Ilyas, Rev. Dave Thompson, Mr Steven Ollis, Mrs Debbie Foden & 1 x vacancy

Pay & Performance Committee - meets annually, Chair - Mr Graeme Lambert. Members - Rev. Dave Thompson & Mr Ifti Ahmed

Pay Appeal Committee - meets annually. Members - Mr Safwan Ilyas, Ms Victoria Cook & 1 x vacancy

Staff Dismissal Committee - meets when required. Members - Ms Victoria Cook, Mr Safwan Ilyas, Mr Ciaron Boles

Staff Dismissal Appeals Committee - meets when required. Members - Mr Graeme Lambert, Rev. Dave Thompson, Mr Ifti Ahmed

Pupil Dismissal Appeals Committee - meets when required. Members - Mr Graeme Lambert, Rev. Dave Thompson, Mr Ciaron Boles

Complaints Committee - meets when required. Members - Mr Graeme Lambert, Ms Victoria Cook, Mr Ciaron Boles

 

Full Name Date of Appointment Term of Office  Appointed By Business/ pecuniary interests Attendance Record Membership Voting Rights
Mr Graeme Lambert 01.09.21  4 years  Parents None declared   100% Full Yes
Ms Victoria Cook 25.11.19  4 years Parents None declared 100% Full Yes
Rev. Dave Thompson 09.07.13 4 years Foundation None declared 33% Full Yes
Mr Ifti Ahmed 23.11.20 4 years Parents None declared 66% Full Yes
Mr Safwan Ilyas 01.9.21 4 years Parents None declared 100% Full Yes
Ms Adriana Dos Santos 01.09.21 4 years Parents None declared 100% Full Yes
Mr Ciaron Boles 05.01.22 4 years Local Authority None declared 100% Full Yes
Mr Steven Ollis 01.01.17 4 years Ex Officio None declared 100% Full Yes
Mrs Debbie Foden 01.06.21 4 years   Staff None declared 100% Full Yes
Ms Annette McKay 09.09.14 31.07.21 Local Authority None declared 100% Full Yes
Ms Becky Lambert 25.11.19 31.07.21 Parents None declared 100% Full Yes
Mr Peter McKay 03.09.15 31.08.21 GB/Board None declared 100% Full Yes
Ms Susan Law 09.09.15 30.09.21 Foundation None declared 66% Full Yes