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Governing Body

The Governing Body has ultimate responsibility for the college and determines the general policy for it.  Governors play an important part in the strategic management of the college and are vital for the success of the school.  There are currently 17 governors at St Ignatius College (9 Foundation, 2 Parent, 1 Headteacher, 1 Staff, 1 Local Authority and 3 Co-Opted Governors); all governors have equal voting rights, including co-opted governors.


Their names and the offices they hold are listed below. All foundation governors are appointed by the Trustees (Society of Jesus). Staff governors are appointed by the staff body whereas parents are appointed by the parent body. Co-opted governors are appointed by the main Governing Body.

Additional members of the governing body, without voting rights are:

Admissions officer (Admissions Committee), Finance Manager (Resources Committee) and Administration Assistant (Curriculum Committee).

 

NAME AND CATEGORY

TERMS OF OFFICE

FURTHER INFORMATION

Mrs Mary O'Keeffe

Headteacher

 

n/a

Member of the Resources, Quality of Education, Premises Admissions, Site Development, Academisation and Section 48 Committees

No business or financial interests

Headteacher

Mr John Donnelly (Chair)

Foundation Governor

01/07/2017-
31/08/2021

Member of the Resources, Quality of Education,  Section 48, Site Development, Academisation and Premises Committees

Chair of Admissions and  Performance Management Committee

No business or financial interests

St Anne’s Catholic High School For Girls (Chair); Trustee of the Enfield Citizen Advice Bureaux

Occupation: Retired Sales Executive

Mrs Jacqui Barton

Foundation Governor

01/05/2017-31/08/2023

Member of the Resources, Performance Management and Site Development Committees

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Teaching Assistant at a local primary school

Mrs Deborah Thompson

Foundation Governor

24/05/2017-
31/08/2021

Member of the Quality of Education and Academisation   Committees

No business or financial interests

Occupation: School Improvement office in LA (retired)

Mrs Eileen Girling

(Vice Chair)

Foundation Governor

01/01/2014-
31/08/2022

Chair of Resources Committee

No business or financial interests

Occupation: HR Director

Fr Andrew Cameron-Mowat SJ

Foundation Governor

01/09/2019-
31/08/2023

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Jesuit Priest

Fr Michael Holman SJ

Foundation Governor

01/09/2020-
31/08/2024

Section 48 and Academisation Committees

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Jesuit Priest

Mr Brian Dawson

Foundation Governor

11/03/2014-
31/08/2022

Vice Chair of Premises Committee and member of the Resources Committee

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Retired Building Services Manager

Son: Mr J Dawson (School Chaplain)

Mr Edward McCluskey

Foundation Governor

16/11/2017-
31/08/2021

Chair of Quality of Education Committee

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Deputy Headteacher (retired)

Mr David Bailey

Foundation Governor

01/09/2018-

31/08/2022

Member of the Quality of Education, Premises and Admissions Committee 

No business or financial interests

Occupation: School teacher at Our Lady's Catholic High School, Hackney

Mr John O'Brien

Foundation Governor

10/12/2015-
31/08/2023

Member of the Resources, Performance Management and Site Development Committees

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Investment Manager

Mr Brendan McCabe

Foundation Governor

01/01/2018-
31/12/2021

Member of the Resources and Quality of Education committees

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Managing Director (retired)

Mr Ken Andrews

Foundation Governor

01/01/2018-
31/12/2022

Chair of Premises Committee, member of Quality of Education and Resources and Site Development Committees

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Environmental Engineer

Also member of Governing Body of St Anne's Catholic High School for Girls, Enfield. 

Mrs Teresa Neary

Co-opted Governor

01/09/2015-
31/08/2023

Member of the Premises Committee

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Student Support Services Manager at St Ignatius College

Full voting rights

Mr Jason Braganza

Co-opted Governor

01/09/2019-
31/08/2023

Member of the Quality of Education and Premises Committees

No business or financial interests

Occupation: tbc

Mr Joe Tatham

Co-opted Governor

01/09/2020-
31/08/2024

Member of tbc

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Assistant Head at St Columba’s College

Ms Maureen Shorten

Parent Governor

01/09/2019-
31/08/2023

Member of Quality of Education Committee 

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Senior clinical nurse

Parent

Mrs Alexia Ravat

Parent Governor

01/09/2020-
31/08/2024

Member of Quality of Education and Resources and Personnel Committees

No business or financial interests

Occupation: tbc

Parent

Ms Samantha Seth

LA Governor

01/09/2018-
31/08/2022

Member of the Resources, Section 48 and Admissions Committees

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Chartered Certified Accountant

Mr Alan Duguid

Teacher Governor

01/09/2019-
31/08/2023

Member of the Premises and Site Development Committee 

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Teacher at St Ignatius College

Vacancy

Co-opted Governor x1

   


Previous Governing Body members within the last 12 months

NAME AND CATEGORY

TERMS OF OFFICE

FURTHER INFORMATION

Ms Diane Tuffuoh

Parent Governor

 

22.03.19 -
20.03.20

Member of the Curriculum committee

No business or financial interests

Parent Governor

Correspondence should be addressed to:
Chairman of the Clerk to the Governors at St Ignatius College, Turkey Street, Enfield, EN1 4NP

Full governing body attendance record 2020-2021

Full governing body attendance record 2019-2020

School Financial Benchmarking:

Please follow link below to the School Financial Benchmarking website:

https://schools-financial-benchmarking.service.gov.uk/school/detail?urn=102058

School Financial Information, Employees earning over £100,000

Employees-earning-over-100k.pdf

Union Officials

The College has 2 union officials.  No time was taken off from work in this capacity.

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