Name of Local Governing Body: Marus Bridge Primary School

Chair of Governors: Jason Taylor

The remit for the Governing Body is to:

  1. Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  2. Holding executive leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
  3. Overseeing the financial performance of the organisation and making sure its money is well spent.


Attendance 2018-2019

Attendance 2017-2018

Governing Body Composition:

Type of Governor No.
Appointed 8
Headteacher 1
Parent 2
Staff 2
Names of Governors Type of Governor  Current Term of Office Date of appoint-ment

(Original appointment)

Date of resignation

(if resigned in the last 12 months)

Appointing Body
Mrs Sue Boardman Appointed 27/03/17 – 26/03/21 27/03/17 Rowan Learning Trust
Mr Tony Gerrard Appointed 1/10/2020 – 30/09/2024 29/09/00 Rowan Learning Trust
Mrs Vicki Rigby Appointed 10/07/17 – 09/07/21 10/07/17 Rowan Learning Trust
Mr David Stainton Appointed 1/10/2020 – 30/09/2024 01/11/00 Rowan Learning Trust
Mr Jason Taylor Appointed 1/10/2020 – 30/09/2024 22/11/10 Rowan Learning Trust
Vacancy Appointed Rowan Learning Trust
Vacancy Appointed Rowan Learning Trust
Vacancy Appointed Rowan Learning Trust
Mr Michael Gaskell Headteacher n/a
Mrs Kathryn Catterall Parent 12/02/18 – 11/02/22 12/02/18 Elected by parents
Mr Simon Hanley Parent 12/02/18 – 11/02/22 12/02/18 Elected by parents
Mrs Karen Bish Staff 25/05/18 – 24/05/22 25/05/18 Elected by staff
Mr Danny Hutton Staff 11/11/16 – 10/11/20 11/11/16 Elected by staff
Finance, Staffing & Premises Committee   School Improvement Committee
Mrs K. Catterall   Mrs K. Bish
Mr M. Gaskell   Mrs S. Boardman
Mr T. Gerrard   Mrs K. Catterall
Mr S. Hanley   Mr M. Gaskell
Mrs J. Sanderson – in attendance   Mr S. Hanley
Mr D. Stainton   Mr D. Hutton
Mr J. Taylor   Mrs V. Rigby
  Mr D. Stainton
  Mr J. Taylor
Pay Committee   Headteacher’s Performance Management Reviewers
Mr J. Taylor   Mr J. Taylor
Mr D. Stainton   A member of LGB
Mrs V. Rigby  
Mr T. Gerrard  
Mr M. Gaskell – in attendance  
Governors with Specific Responsibilities
SEND Mrs S. Boardman
Safeguarding and Child Protection Mr D. Stainton
Children Looked After Mrs K. Catterall
Link Mr J. Taylor
Pupil Premium Mr T. Gerrard
School Council and Wider
Pupil Voice Mrs V. Rigby
Curriculum Mr S. Hanley
Environment Mrs K. Catterall