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 Daniel Rogers September 2019 August 2023
Nominated by Bishop of Liverpool Raymond Bissex September 2016 2020
Nominated by Archbishop of Liverpool Darren Melling September 2016 2020
Nominated by Archbishop of Liverpool – Interim Chair Sharyn Duffey December 2016 2020
Head of School Kevin Maddocks September 2019 Ongoing
Staff Governor Gareth Jones December 2016  2020
Governor Parent Representative Julie Scott October 2016 2020
Governor Parent Representative Margaret Crookes November 2018 2021


Roles & Responsibilities

Name of Link Governor Area of Responsibility Name of Link in School
Sharyn Duffey Safeguarding Tara Welsh/Kevin Maddocks
Sharyn Duffey Attendance & Behaviour Gina Cousineau
Julie Scott SEN Siobhan Riley
Daniel Rogers Ethos Phil Johnson/Gina Cousineau
Gareth Jones HAPS Andrea St John/Hannah Baylon
Darren Melling Pupil Premium Gina Cousineau

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
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
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
Julie Scott N/A N/A N/A N/A
Margaret Crookes N/A N/A N/A N/A
Daniel Rogers 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