The Governing Body of The Academy of St Francis of Assisi is committed to ensuring that every student achieves their full potential.

The Governing Body can be contacted via the Clerk to Governors, Ms Nadia Wozny, at ASFA Gardners Drive, Liverpool, L6 7UR.

Mr B Marsh is the Chair of the Trust Board he is contactable via Catherine McGoohan, Executive Officer to the Trust, at 51 Horrocks Avenue, Liverpool, L19 5NY and on 0151 235 2450.


Board of Governors

Board of Governors: Name Date of Appointment End of Term
Nominated by Bishop of Liverpool Lady Erica Hedley (Vice Chair) September 2016 August 2019
Nominated by Bishop of Liverpool Raymond Bissex September 2016 2020
Nominated by Bishop of Liverpool Chloe Burk November 2017 2021
Nominated by Archbishop of Liverpool Peter Alcock (Chair of Governors) September 2005 October 2019
Nominated by Archbishop of Liverpool Darren Melling September 2016 2020
Nominated by Archbishop of Liverpool Sharyn Duffey December 2016 2020
Head of School of the Academy Kevin Maddocks September 2019 Ongoing
Rep. of the Staff of the Academy Gareth Jones December 2016  2020
Rep. of the Parents of the Academy Julie Scott October 2016 2020
Rep. of the Parents of the Academy Margaret Crookes November 2018 2021

Roles & Responsibilities

Safeguarding – to be appointed
Pupil Premium – Mrs C Burke
SEND – Mrs J Scott
Attendance & Behaviour – Mrs S Duffy
HAPS –Mrs C Burke

Staff Governor – Mr G Jones 


Governing Body Sep-18 Nov-18 Jan-19 Mar-19 May-19 Jun-19 Attended Of a possible % Attendance
Peter Alcock (Chair of Governors) X X X X X 5 5 100%
Darren Melling X X X A A 3 5 60%
Erica Hedley (Vice Chair) X X X A X 4 5 80%
Ray Bissex A X X X A 3 5 60%
Sharyn Duffey X X A X X 4 5 80%
Tracey Greenough X X X X X 5 5 100%
Gareth Jones X X X X X 5 5 100%
Julie Scott X X X X X 5 5 100%
Chloe Burke A X X X A 3 5 60%
Margaret Crookes Joined Oct 19 X X X A 3 4 75%

Present = X Apologies = A Non Attendance = N

Register of Governor’s Interests

Name of Governor Name of Business Nature of Business Nature of Interest Date of appointment
or acquisition
Peter Alcock St. Mary’s Catholic School, St. Helens Primary School Chair of Governors Sept 1987
Peter Alcock Carmel College Sixth Form College Deputy Chair of Governors July 1996
Raymond Bissex Raymond Bissex FCA Chartered Accountancy firm Owner January 1998
Raymond Bissex Liverpool World Centre Global Education Company Trustee/Director October 2003
Sharyn Duffey N/A N/A N/A N/A
Kevin Maddocks N/A N/A N/A N/A
Lady Erica Hedley N/A N/A N/A N/A
Gareth Jones N/A N/A N/A N/A
Darren Melling Archdiocese of Liverpool Charity Employed as an accountant December 2002
Darren Melling Sahir House Charity Trustee October 2014
Chloe Burke N/A N/A N/A N/A
Julie Scott N/A N/A N/A N/A
Margaret Crookes N/A N/A N/A N/A

Terms of Reference

Local Governing Body

Additional Documents

Our Academy is a part of the All Saints Multi Academy Trust you can find governance information about the Trust HERE