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Governors

Our Governing Body

Governors’ Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests 2020-2021

We have 8 Foundation Governors:

Chair                                                             Ms C Donovan
Vice Chair                                                  Mr J Siraut 
Foundation Governor                         Father V Darlington 
Foundation Governor                         Mr M Barton 
Foundation Governor                         Mrs G Lydon 
Foundation Governor                         Ms R Cofie 
Foundation Governor                         Ms C Ambrose
Foundation Governor                         Mr H Agbukor 

We have 2 Parent Governors: 

Parent Governor                                  Mrs G Chu-Oreyomi
Parent Governor                                  Ms A Wierzbicka

We have 3 Staff Governors

Staff Governor                                      Mr S Cefai as Headteacher is included in this number 
Staff Governor                                      Mr A White
Staff Governor                                      Ms C Roberts

We have 1 LEA Governor

LEA Governor                                        Mr W Samengo-Turner 

Company Secretary                           Ms A O'Sullivan (Appointed 17th October 2016)

Members

Rev Peter Smith
Rev Monsignor Matthew Dickens
Paul McCallum

Our Governing body takes a strategic role and acts as a critical friend to the School and is accountable for its decisions. It sets aims and objectives and agree, monitor and review policies, targets and priorities. 

Finance & Audit Committee 

Ms C Donovan (Chair)
Mr S Cefai
Mrs R Cofie
Mr J Siraut
Mrs G Lydon

Premises Committee

Mr M Barton (Chair)
Mr S Cefai
Ms C Ambrose

Admissions Committee

Mrs G Lydon (Chair)
Mrs R Cofie
Father Victor Darlington
Ms A Wierzbicka

Governor Review Committee

Mr M Barton (Chair)
Father Victor Darlington
Mr H Agbukor
Mrs G Lydon
Ms C Ambrose
Mr W Samengo-Turner
Ms C Roberts
Mr A White

Personnel Committee

Mrs G Lydon (Chair)
Ms C Donovan
Mr J Siraut
Mrs R Cofie

Staff Appeals

Mr J Siraut
Father Victor Darlington
Ms C Ambrose
Mrs G Chu-Oreyomi

Hearings Committee

Mr H Agbukor (Chair)
Mr M Barton
Mr W Samengo Turner
Mrs G Lydon

Headteacher Review Committee

Ms C Donovan
Mr J Siraut

Contacting the Governing Body

Please be advised that if you wish to contact the Governors directly this must be via the Chair of the Governing Body who can be contacted by writing to the following address:-

The Chair of the Governing Body, Ms C Donovan
c/o Sacred Heart School, Camberwell New Road, London SE5 0RP

or email: Ms A O'Sullivan, Clerk to the Governors at: clerk@sacredheart.southwark.sch.uk  
020 7274 6844

The Governing Body has formally met four times between 1 September 2020 and 31st August 2021. Attendance during the period at meetings of the full Governing body was as follows:

Governor                        Position Type  Meetings Attended

Out of a possible 

Ms C. Donovan                                                                 Chair  Foundation  4 4
Mr J. Siraut Vice Chair       Foundation 4 4
Fr Victor Darlington Parish Priest Foundation 3 4

Mr H. Agbukor

Foundation 4 4

Mr M. Barton

Foundation 4 4

Ms C Ambrose

Foundation 3 4

Mrs G. Lydon 

Foundation 4 4

Mrs G Chu-Oreyomi

Parent 4 4

Ms A Wierzbicka

Parent 3 4
Mrs R. Cofie Foundation 4 4
Mr W. Samengo-Turner LEA 4 4
Mr S. Cefai Headteacher    Staff 4 4
Mr A. White Staff 4 4
Ms C Roberts Staff 1 4