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Governors' List and Duties

The Board of Governors will ensure clarity of vision, ethos, and strategic direction, and receive reports from the Committees.

Committees for the academic year 2021-22 are:

  • Financial Monitoring (Chair of Committee - Mrs Bronwen Gray) - responsible for overseeing the financial performance of the school, including staffing structures & costs, policies, premises-related issues and health & safety;
  • Curriculum Monitoring (Chair of Committee - Ms Camilla Aspinall) - responsible for monitoring the educational performance of the school and its students;
  • Admissions (Chair of Committee - Ms Sue Woodman) - will focus on admission arrangements, and will be consulted on promotion and marketing;
  • Pay - will deal with issues relating to the pay of individual staff;
  • Headteacher's Performance - will carry out the Headteacher's performance review.

Committee Meetings:

  • The Full Board of Governors will meet five times this year (including one Governors' Away Day - date tbc);
  • The Curriculum Monitoring and Financial Monitoring Committees will meet three times (once every term);
  • The Admissions Committee will meet twice (Spring and Summer terms);
  • The Pay and Headteacher's Appraisal Committees will meet once (late in the Autumn term).

Committee Membership

Curriculum Monitoring Committee

  • Deborah Hogan (Chair)
  • Dominic Malins
  • Camilla Aspinall
  • Helena Wojnowska
  • Ciara Sowrey
  • Sue Woodman
  • Nanda Manley-Browne
  • Francisco Orjales-Mourente
  • In attendance: Ruth Coyle (SLT)


Financial Monitoring Committee

  • Bronwen Gray (Chair)
  • Carolyne Timberlake
  • Benjamin Billiard
  • Francesca David
  • Dominic Malins
  • Piero Greco
  • David Richard 
  • Paul Waite
  • In attendance: Paul Steward (SLT)


Admissions Committee

  • Sue Woodman (Chair)
  • Benjamin Billiard
  • Bronwen Gray
  • Dominic Malins
  • Camilla Aspinall
  • In attendance: Paul Steward (SLT)


Headteacher's Appraisal Committee

  • Sue Woodman (Chair)
  • Piero Greco
  • Bronwen Gray
  • In attendance: Paul Steward (SLT)


Pay Committee

  • Benjamin Billiard (Chair)
  • Piero Greco
  • Carolyne Timberlake
  • Francesca David
  • Bronwen Gray
  • In attendance: Paul Steward (SLT)

DATES OF MEETINGS

Full Board of Governors will meet on:

  • Monday, 13 September 2021 at 5:00pm
  • Monday, 29 November 2021 at 5:00pm
  • Monday, 25 April 2022 at 5:00 pm
  • Monday, 20 June 2022 at 5:00pm
  • Date tbc - Full Board of Governors Away Day

Financial Monitoring Committee will meet on:

  • Monday, 22 November 2021 at 5:00pm
  • Monday, 21 March 2022 at 5:00pm
  • Monday, 23 May 2022 at 5:00pm        

Curriculum Monitoring Committee will meet on:

  • Thursday, 11th November 2021 at 5:00pm
  • Monday, 7 March 2022 at 5:00pm
  • Monday, 16 May 2022 at 5:00pm

Admissions Committee will meet on:

  • Monday, 17 January 2022 at 5.00pm
  • Monday, 25 April 2022 at 4:15pm

Pay Committee will meet on 22 November 2021 at 4:15pm


REGISTER OF GOVERNORS 2021-22

Committees for 2021-22 are:

  1. Financial Monitoring
  2. Curriculum monitoring
  3. Admissions
  4. Pay and Head Teacher’s Appraisal
Name Category of Governor Committee Membership & Responsib-ilities Attendance Level at Meetings in the Academic Year Any Relevant Business or Pecuniary Interests Declared Details of Any Other Governing Body Membership

Ms Sue WOODMAN
Chair of Governors

First appointed: 18/10/2010

Term of office ends: 18/10/2024

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

Curriculum Monitoring

Admissions (Chair)

Headteacher’s Appraisal

Catholic Ethos Link Governor

Safeguarding Link

2020-21: 9/9

Employed by Perscitus LLP

Trustee of Wimbledon Arts, RBB Barnes Charitable Trust

N/A

Ms Deborah HOGAN

First appointed: 16/07/2016

Term of office ends:
15/07/2024

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

Curriculum Monitoring 

SCR & Staff files check

2020-21: 6/7

None N/A

Mr Benjamin BILLIARD

First appointed: 26/07/2018

Term of office ends: 25/07/2022

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

Financial Monitoring 

Admissions 

Health and Safety Link Governor

Pay (Chair)

2020-21: 7/9

Trustee of SLF Charity N/A

Ms Francesca DAVID

First appointed:
26/03/2019

Term of office ends:
25/03/2023

Parent Governor

Financial Monitoring

Pay

2020-21: 7/7

None N/A

Mrs Bronwen GRAY

Vice Chair of Governors

First appointed:  29/01/2020

Term of office ends:
28/01/2024

Foundation Governor
(appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

Financial Monitoring (Chair)

Admissions

PSHE Link Governor

2020-21: 9/9

Company Director: SGFS Consulting


Sole proprietor: bronwengray.arbonne.com.

N/A

Mr Piero GRECO

First appointed: 06/02/2018

Term of office ends:
05/02/2022

Foundation Governor
(appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark) 

Financial Monitoring 

Pay

Head Teacher’s Appraisal

Responsible Officer

2020-21: 6/6

None N/A

Dr Carolyne TIMBERLAKE

First appointed:
26/03/2019

Term of office ends:
25/03/2023

Parent Governor

Financial Monitoring

SEND Link Governor

Pay

2020-21: 5/6

None N/A

Mrs Ciara SOWREY

First appointed:
05/10/2020

Term of office ends:
04/10/2024

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark) Curriculum Monitoring

2020-21: 6/7

None N/A

Father Giovanni PRANDINI

First appointed: 
23/10/2021

Term of office ends: 22/10/2025


 

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark) TBC N/A TBC TBC

Councillor Nanda MANLEY-BROWNE

First appointed: 20/04/2020

Term of office ends: 19/04/2024

Local Authority Governor (appointed by LB Lambeth)

Curriculum Monitoring

Assessment, Data, Curriculum, Student Outcomes and Pupil Premium

2020-21: 5/7

Employed by Lambeth Council and NWL CCGS (NHS)


Company Director: Universal Hotpoint

N/A

Mr Francisco ORJALES-MOURENTE

First appointed: 01/09/2018

Term of office ends: 31/08/2022

Staff Governor Curriculum Monitoring

2020-21: 6/7

Teacher of Spanish and HLTA (EAL) at La Retraite RC Girls’ School N/A

Mr Dominic MALINS
Ex-officio

First appointed: 01/01/2015

Ex-officio Head Teacher

Financial Monitoring

Curriculum Monitoring

Admissions

2020-21: 11/11

Head Teacher at La Retraite RC Girls’ School

Member of ASCL (School Leaders' Union)

N/A

Mrs Helena WOJNOWSKA

First appointed: 20/06/2008

Term of office ends:
19/06/2023

Co-opted Governor

Curriculum Monitoring 

Sixth Form Link Governor

Careers

2020-21: 6/7

Employed at La Retraite RC Girls’ School N/A

Ms Camilla ASPINALL

First appointed:
25/09/2020

Term of office ends:
24/09/2024

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark)

Curriculum Monitoring (Chair)

Admissions 

2020-21: 8/8 To be confirmed N/A

Mr David RICHARD

First appointed: 11/09/2018

Term of office ends:
08/11/2025

Foundation Governor (appointed by Archdiocese of Southwark) Financial Monitoring Committee

2020-21: 4/4

Employed by Citi N/A

Mr Paul WAITE

First appointed: 
13/09/2021

Term of office ends:
12/09/2025
 

Co-opted Governor  Financial Monitoring Committee N/A TBC  
 
  1. To address any queries to any of the above Governors, please send all correspondence via Mrs V Avenell, Admin Manager, at the school.
  2. The Clerk to Governors is Clare Baskott, who can be contacted at cbaskott@laretraite.co.uk

Governors who have left in the last 12 months:

  • Father Paul Kyne 7/12/2020 – 13/3/2021
  • Richard Percy 28/03/2018 - 31/08/2020
  • David Wareham 25/03/2018 – 17/05/2021

 

 

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