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

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 14 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 
 
 
 
   

8

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.  

Co-Opted Governor

 

1

Appointed by the Governing Body based on skills.

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 2016/17 (as at 19 June 2017): 

Name

Category of Governor or Associate Member

Lucille Charles

Staff Governor

Jenny Kittow

Parent Governor

Jonathan Kidd

Parent Governor

Niki Hawke

Foundation Governor

Chris Jackson

Foundation Governor

Giovanni Maniglia

Foundation Governor

Krzystof Inorowicz

Foundation Governor

Ciara Mullan

Foundation Governor

Alison Duckett

Co-Opted Governor

Jacob Preisner

Foundation Governor

Jonathan Rogers

LA Governor

Eduardo Romero

Foundation Governor

Fr Tom Smith

Foundation Governor

Steph Woolley

Staff Governor 

Marie Harkin

Associate Member

Tony Nelson 

Associate Member

Maria Lucio

 Associate Member

 Shailen Joshi

 Associate Member

Alexandra Casley

Clerk to Governors