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Governors’ skills and experience

St. Francis is fortunate in the range of people who have volunteered to become governors. Between them, they bring a wide variety of skills and experience in support of the school.

The governing body is made up of eight Foundation Governors who are appointed by the Bishop of Brentwood, two Parent Governors who are elected by the parent body, two staff governors of which one elected by the staff and the second is co-opted by the full governing body, and a Local Authority Governor who is appointed by Essex County Council, the Headteacher is an Ex-Officio Governor.

Foundation Governors

Mr Graham Fretwell

Mrs Lucy Clayton

Mrs Nikki McGowran

Mrs Nynoshka Fernandes

 Miss Maria Giovanni

Parent Governors

Mrs Izabela Wajs-Grecka


Staff Governors 


Local Authority Governor

Mr Richard Carmoody

Headteacher (Ex-Officio)

Mrs Vicky Jackson 

Clerk to the Governing Body

Mrs Janet Johnson

Governing Body Documentation 2022-23


Register of Business Interests 2023-24

 Register of Attendance 2023-24 (including date of appointment)


Register of Business Interests 2022-23

 Register of Attendance 2022-23 (including date of appointment)




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