Governors

OUR BLESSED SAINTS

From September 2017 St. Luke’s Catholic Primary School became federated with SS Peter and Paul Catholic Primary School and as such Our Blessed Saints are the new Federated Governing Board for both schools.

The Federated Governing Body constitution consists of:

  • 8 Foundation governors
  • 1 Locally appointed
  • 1 Staff governor
  • 1 Head Teacher
  • 1 Co-opted Governor
  • 2 parent Governors 

Our Governors

Pauline Heffernan: Chair of Governors

  • Category: Foundation Governor
  • Special Interest: Governor Training
  • Committees and Panels: Strategic/Standards
  • Diocesan Appointed
  • Term of office: 31 Aug 2021

I have been a governor for many years, both in Telford and in my native Wolverhampton.  I believe in the excellent life experiences and learning opportunities afforded by catholic education.  I am a director of my own company here in Telford and that allows me to give time to take an active interest in the life of both our federated schools. I work mainly with charities and the voluntary sector, offering advice on a range of issues. Of Irish heritage, I particularly enjoy visiting family in Ireland and exploring places of interest both here and abroad.

Louisa Craig: Vice Chair – Foundation Governor
L Craig

  • Category: Foundation Governor
  • Diocesan Appointed
  • Special Interest: Child Protection and Safeguarding
  • Committees and Panels:  Personnel and Finance
  • Term of office: 31 Aug 2021

 

Dianne Kidd – Foundation Governor
  • Category: Foundation Governor
  • Diocesan Appointed
  • Special Interest: SEND, Vulnerable pupils, Literacy
  • Committees and Panels: Curriculum, Strategic, Pupil premium, Pay
  • Term of office: 31 Aug 2021
Mr Graeme Smith – Foundation Governor

  • Category: Foundation Governor
  • Diocesan Appointed
  • Special Interest: Pupil Premium, Vulnerable pupils, Health and Safety
  • Term of office: 31 Aug 2021

Married for 28 years with a grown up son I’ve lived in Shropshire for the past 13 years having worked at several locations around the UK as an Engineer in the electricity supply industry. My current role as Technical Safety Assurance Manager includes working in Dusseldorf and sitting on several UK National Energy Committees. Having responded to the request for more Foundation Governors in 2016 I’m really looking forward to helping SS Peter & Paul School become the school of choice for staff, parents and pupils in Newport and the surrounding area. I enjoy walking, cycling and playing golf.

 


Catherine Rogerson – Foundation Governor


Category: Foundation Governor

  • Diocesan Appointed
  • Special Interest: Compliance
  • Committees and Panels: Curriculum,
  • Term of office: 01 Jan 2022

Cheryl Rowley – Foundation Governor


Category: Foundation Governor

  • Diocesan Appointed
  • Special Interest: Health and Safety
  • Committees and Panels: Health & Safety
  • Term of office : 31 Aug 2021 
Natalie Walker – Locally Appointed
Natalie Walker1

  • Category: LA Governor
  • Locally Appointed
  • Special Interest: Finance/HR
  • Committees and Panels: Finance/Strategic/Complaints
  • Term of office: 31 Aug 2021

I have been a governor at St Luke’s for five years, and I am also a director of the Out Of School Club. After my daughter attended the school some years ago I kept my links with St Luke’s, and look forward to our exciting new structure as Our Blessed Saints.

I run Green Fields Farm Shop in my working life, and have an interest in finance and staffing matters.

In my personal life I have two children, Olivia (16) and toddler Harry who keep me very busy! I love good food and an escape from the real world watching the soaps!

 

Suzanne Fisk – Staff Governor
  • Category: Staff Governor
  • Staff nominated
  • Special Interest: Finance
  • Committees and Panels: Personnel & Finance and Health & Safety
  • Term of office: 31 Aug 2021
Mr Andy Brooks – Foundation Governor
 

A Brooks

  • Category: Foundation Governor
  • Diocesan Appointed
  • Special Interest: Literacy, Curriculum
  • Term of office: 31 Aug 2022

I was elected a Parent Governor in November 2016, and in October 2018 become a Foundation Governor and will serve for four years. I have a background in Higher Education and have a child in Year 3.  I am very keen to play an active role in school life and act as an effective Governor, for the benefit of the children and the school.  


Ann Moore – Parent Governor


Category: Parent Governor

  • Parent Elected
  • Special Interest: SEND, Vulnerable pupils, Parental liaison
  • Committees and Panels: Curriculum
  • Term of office: 12/02/2022

 

Jacqueline Oakes – Co-Opted Governor (Staff)

  • Category: Co-opted Governor
  • Special Interest: Curriculum
  • Term of office: 31 Aug 2021

 

I am married with 3 teenage children and moved to Shropshire from Berkshire via North Wales 22 years ago. I have taught throughout Key Stage 1, only taking a break to raise a family.

I have been linked to SS Peter and Paul School for 16 years as a parent, a volunteer, a Foundation Governor and now as Year 1 teacher and Co-opted Governor.

 

Stacey Beale – Executive Head
Head Teacher Governor – by virtue of post

 

Mike Jenkins – Associate Governor
  • Category: Associate Governor
  • Special Interest: Safeguarding/Health and Safety

 


 

 
 



 

 


 

 

 

Important Information

Annual Statement 2018

OBS Governor Code of Conduct

Governor Register of Business Interests – as at Spring Term AY 2018-19

Annual statement 2017

Governor Register of Business Interests – AY 2017-18