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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 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

Mrs Alexia Ravat

Co-opted Governor

01/09/2020-
31/08/2024

Member of Quality of Education and Resources and Personnel Committees

No business or financial interests

Occupation: tbc

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

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

Parent Governor x1

   


Previous Governing Body members within the last 12 months

NAME AND CATEGORY

TERMS OF OFFICE

FURTHER INFORMATION

Mr Brendan McCabe

Foundation Governor

01/01/2018-
31/08/2021

Member of the Resources and Quality of Education committees

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Managing Director (retired)

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.

Latest Tweets

  • st_ignatius Retweeted@mrtomara Oct - 19
    Some excellent results from 7 Page, just a handful of the prodigious scientists within St Ignatius College https://t.co/8GbybtoHqi
  • @st_ignatius Oct - 19
    7 Page learning about chromatography with Mr O’Mara! 🧪🔬 https://t.co/eb2fdLdg1s
  • @st_ignatius Oct - 18
    We look forward to welcoming parents of year 7s to the college tomorrow for the Welcome Evening followed by the Music concert. Students to arrive for 5.45 with the evening commencing at 6:00
  • st_ignatius Retweeted@beyondstreets Oct - 18
    We're so grateful for this initiative - thank you for supporting our work with women who are experiencing multiple disadvantages and want to make positive change in their lives https://t.co/NfwpnrPke3
  • st_ignatius Retweeted@stigsarts Oct - 18
    Congratulations to our Artists of the week! Emanuel & Malachi in 9C created these yummy pop art cake pastel drawings.🍰 Jayden 8L & Goodluck in 8G thought up these creative imaginary key drawings and Leonardo in 7P created this boat entirely out of blocks.💭🧠🖌️🎨 https://t.co/RFB6iL8qJ0
  • @st_ignatius Oct - 18
    Our sixth formers will ‘sleep out’ overnight in the school quad to raise awareness and support those on the streets. The event will involve guest speakers, team building activities and more. The event will begin @ 6pm on 22/10 and end with breakfast @ 7am the following morning.
  • @st_ignatius Oct - 18
    The Sleep-Out is an initiative to raise awareness of (and funds for) two charities that work with homeless people: and . You can help by making donations via ParentPay (select the autumn charities on your dashboard) https://t.co/vA6LI6An0J
  • @st_ignatius Oct - 15
    Thank you for your inspirational talks and shouting us out. Our year 12 students learned so much about possible job opportunities and industries they could potentially venture into, e.g. and more! https://t.co/QAhwVRsj65
  • @st_ignatius Oct - 15
    As PPEs are getting closer, all year 11 students received a revision pack this morning to prepare for their upcoming exams. Good luck year 11! https://t.co/LoyYFtxIui
  • @st_ignatius Oct - 15
    A lovely evening for our year 8 parents! Since not being able to attend our school last year, it was a pleasure to have you visit yesterday. Thank you to all of our staff and sixth form students for making it a delightful experience! https://t.co/On8468C919
  • @st_ignatius Oct - 14
    On Tuesday we had a group of year 12 students attend a presentation with the Social Mobility Foundation. They offer a 5-year programme to support students with funding, work placements/ internships, professional mentoring and more! https://t.co/X7ofZgNhvw
  • @st_ignatius Oct - 14
    We look forward to welcoming our year 8 parents tonight! We are so delighted to have you visit us once again. The year 8 welcome and parents information evening begins @ 6pm.