The Governing Body will aspire to place children at the heart of all we do, reflecting the mission statement of the school.
The Governing Body of St. Mary's aims to be a critical friend. We support the Senior Leadership Team in the strategic direction of the school and meet regularly with Teachers and Support Staff to offer support and guidance.The Governing Body will challenge and support the Leadership Team and all staff to maintain high standards of teaching and learning at all times.
The Governing Body will aim to provide inclusive, safe and dynamic learning environments which nurture the whole child. Through the delivery of high quality curriculum provision our aim will be for all our pupils to reach their highest potential.
Chair of Governors
Bob has a long association with St Mary's School. He is a past parent and has supported our school community over many years. Bob is an active member of St Mary's Parish and is the school's Safeguarding Governor.
Sue is a staff governor and a teaching assistant, supporting a child with individual needs in Class 6. She is the the Health and Safety Lead Governor at the school and works actively with the Caretaker in keeping our pupils safe.
Vice Chair of Governors
Father Brian is the Parish Priest for the Falmouth and Helston Parishes. He supports all members of the school community in many ways. He is a regular visitor to our school and leads a weekly Mass for classes or the whole school. Father Brian is the RE and Catholic Life Governor.
Clerk to the Governors
Carol is our Clerk to the Governors. Prior to September 2020 Carol worked as our school Administrator for 21 years. Since retiring from this post she has also taken on the clerking at St Mary's Catholic Primary School in Penzance.
Xiaoyu has been one of our Parent Governors since May 2020 and has a child in Class 4. Xiaoyu is a Professor in Sustainable Energy Systems at the University of Exeter.
Dan is our Link Governor and is also on the CAST Board of Directors. He has been in this support role since September 2021.
Hugo is our newest governor and is an active member of St Mary's Parish. He is also our SEND governor and has already attended training in this area. In his free time Hugo volunteers with Age Concern.
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