Ss. John Fisher & Thomas More Catholic Primary School is part of The Corpus Christi Catholic Academy Trust. The executive board for the trust delegates most of its responsibilities to the Local Governing Body of the school.

The Local Governing Body is composed of Foundation Governors representing the Diocese, and elected representatives from staff, parents and the Local Authority.

The Governing Body is responsible with the Headteacher for the overall administration and organisation of the school. Governors are appointed to:

  • Support the work of the school
  • Oversee the management of the school
  • Make decisions on school policy
  • Decide how the budget is spent
  • Interview and select staff
  • Set standards of achievement and behaviour
  • Make sure that all activities are rooted in the Catholic nature of the school, and fulfil the aims set out in the Mission Statement.


Attendance and ToO 22-23


Mrs Hannah Maguire (Chair) Foundation Governor 25/05/2021 31/08/2025
Father Stephen Roberts Foundation Governor 01/09/2022 31/08/2026
Mr Anthony Brown Foundation Governor 01/09/2021 31/08/2025
Dr Nicola Jones Foundation Governor 26/04/2021 31/08/2025
Mr Dominic Hemington (Headteacher) Staff Governor 12/05/2013
Mr Adam McCarthy (Assistant Head) Staff Governor 01/09/2022 31/08/2026
Mrs Angela Dao Parent Governor 07/11/2023 31/08/2027
Ms Ann Mary Kowalska Foundation Governor 22/02/2023 31/08/2027

Any members of the LGB who were not present at any given meeting will be noted in the attendance record for 2022 please see below.

SCHEDULE FOR LGB Meetings 2022/23

Please see the below timetable of Governing Body meetings.


Autumn Date
September Mon 25 Sep 23


November Mon 6 Nov 23

Mon 27 Nov 23

December N/A
Spring Date
January Mon 15 Jan 24
February Mon 26 Feb 24
Mon 18 Mar 24
April Mon 29 Apr 24
Summer Date
May N/A
June Mon 3 Jun 24

Mon 24 Jun 24

All meetings begin at 6:00pm.

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