The Governing Body of The Academy of St Francis of Assisi is commited to ensuring that every student achieves their full potential.
The Governing Body can be contacted via the Clerk to Governors, Mrs Nadia Wozny, at ASFA Gardners Drive, Liverpool, L6 7UR.
Mr P Alcock is the Chair of the Local Governing Body and Mr B Marsh is the Chair of the Trust Board. Both Chairs are contactable via Catherine McGoohan, Executive Officer to the Trust, at 51 Horrocks Avenue, Liverpool, L19 5NY and on 0151 235 2450.
Welcome from the Chair of Governors
The Governing Body are committed to providing the best possible quality teachers, support staff and facilities available for the provision of education of all students attending the Academy of St Francis of Assisi
Whilst student progress and development is our main priority, their safety and welfare is also of paramount importance. Governors will ensure that the appropriate systems are in place which will provide all students with a safe and secure learning environment.
The Academy is dedicated, through our excellent staff, to the creation of a challenging personalised environment which encourages growth and development towards independence and preparation for further education and employment. This will be undertaken within the context of our commitment to our Christian faith and Gospel values.
We are also committed to supporting the wider community and welcome the opportunity for joint enterprises with local groups.
Our role is to provide a framework of leadership and oversight over the running of the Academy, and to monitor and review the work of the Academy management.
Peter J Alcock
Chair of Governors
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||2020|
|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||Ongoing|
|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||Tracey Greenough||May 2015||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
Attendance & Behaviour – Mrs S Duffy
HAPS –Mrs C Burke
Staff Governor – Mr G Jones
Governor’s Attendance 2017/2018
|Full Governing Body
Lady Erica Hedley
|Admissions, Inclusion & Ethos||Peter Alcock
Lady Erica Hedley
|Finance & Business||Peter Alcock
|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%|
|Erica Hedley (Vice Chair)||X||X||X||A||X||4||5||80%|
|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
|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|
|Lady Erica Hedley||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|
Terms of Reference
- Articles of Association for the Trust
- Funding Agreement
- MAT Funding Agreement
- Scheme of Delegation
- Trust Memorandum of Association