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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

Monsignor David Manson

Mrs Pauline Smith

Ms Stephanie Price

Mrs Valerie Reynolds

Mr Richard Carmoody

Mr Graham Fretwell 

Mrs Kerys Martin

Mis Brigitte Duffy

Parent Governors

Mrs Emma Carvalho

Mrs Lucy Clayton

Staff Governors 

Local Authority Governor

Mrs Julie Gordon

Headteacher (Ex-Officio)

Mrs Vicky Jackson 

Clerk to the Governing Body

Mrs Janet Johnson

Governing Body Documentation 2018-2019


Register of Attendance 2018-19 (including date of appointment)

Business Interests of Governors 2018-19

Governor Responsibilities 2018-19

Governor Committees 2018-19


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