St Bonaventure's Catholic Primary School
Tel 0117 353 2830
Absence Line 0117 353 2831
Email st.bonaventures.p@bristol-schools.uk
Email admissions.stbonaventures@bristol-schools.uk

Our Governing Body

We are a committed group of people who volunteer our time and energy to support the school in raising educational standards. We are made up of 12 governors as follows:

Category of Governor

Number of Governors in that Category

Which body appoints them

Parent Governors

2

Normally elected by a ballot of parents.    
 

Staff Governors

2

The Headteacher is ex officio a staff governor; the other staff governor is selected by election from teaching and support staff.   
 

Local Authority Governor (LA Governor)  

1

Appointed directly by the Local Authority.

 

Foundation Governors 
 
 
 
   

7

Appointed by the Diocese to ensure its character is preserved and developed and that the School is run in line with the provisions of any trust deed.  

 

   

We also have Associate Members who are assigned to specific committees.  Whilst they cannot vote on decisions they provide a useful input into the work of the governing body with their specific skills. 

Our governing body membership for the academic year 2020/21 (as at 8 January 2021): 

Name

Category of Governor or Associate Member

Sarah Ballantine

Staff Governor

Jenny Kittow

Parent Governor

[vacancy]

Parent Governor

Simon Gibbs

Foundation Governor

Kate Lavington

Foundation Governor

 Dan Wilcox

 
Foundation Governor

Geraldine Summers

 
 
Foundation Governor

Steph Woolley

Staff Governor

Jonathan Rogers

LA Governor

Eduardo Romero

Foundation Governor

Fr Tom Smith

Foundation Governor

[vacancy]

 
 
Foundation Governor

 

 

 Shailen Joshi

 Associate Member

Alexandra Casley

Clerk to Governors