The remit for the Governing Body is to:

  • Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • Hold the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
  • Oversee the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

Further Information for both current school governors and people interested in becoming a school governor in Wigan the Borough can be found at:


Type of Governor No.
Co opted 5
Headteacher 1
Local Authority 1
Parent 2
Staff 1
Total 10

Names of Governors Type of Governor Date of Appointment/Term Appointing Body
Mrs Carol Whiting Headteacher - The Governing Body
Dr John Bostock Co-opted 13.02.2019 – 12.02.2023 The Governing Body
Mr Martin Flower Co-opted 10.01.2019 – 09.01.2022 The Governing Body
Mr Adrian Hardy (Chair) Co-opted 08.12.2016 - 07.12.2020 The Governing Body
Mrs Jane Roberts Co-opted 29.09.2018 – 30.09.2022 The Governing Body
Mr Matthew Forkgen Parent Governor 16.10.2017 – 15.10.2021 The Governing Body
Mr Christian Prescott Parent Governor 16.10.2017 – 15.10.2021 The Governing Body
Mrs Anne Kirkpatrick Co – Opted 01.10.2018 – 30.09.2022 Appointed by the Governing board
Dr Dane Anderton Local Authority Governor 10.12.2018 – 09.12.2021 Appointed by the Governing Body
Mrs Wimbleton Staff Governor 29.06.2016 – 30.06.2020 Appointed by the Governing Body

Terms of reference for all committees are available on request from school.

Ad-hoc Committees:

  • Staff Disciplinary

  • Pupil Discipline

  • Complaints

  • Appeals

Three governors with no prior knowledge (non-staff ) will be called to form the committee.

Miss Vivien Birchall
Mr Martin Flower

*Apologies for absence received

*Apologies received