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 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 2018/19 (as at 16 July 2019): 

Name

Category of Governor or Associate Member

Sarah Ballantine

Staff Governor

Jenny Kittow

Parent Governor

Jonathan Kidd

Parent Governor

Niki Hawke

Foundation Governor

Kate Lavington

Foundation Governor

Giovanni Maniglia

Foundation Governor

Ewa Bubnicka-Gyde

 Foundation Governor

Alison Duckett

Co-Opted Governor

Dan Wilcox

Foundation Governor

Jonathan Rogers

LA Governor

Eduardo Romero

Foundation Governor

Fr Tom Smith

Foundation Governor

Geraldine Summers

Foundation Governor

 Steph Woolley

 
Staff Governor

 

 

 Shailen Joshi

 Associate Member

Alexandra Casley

Clerk to Governors