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 Archbishop of Liverpool Vacancy TBA TBA
Nominated by Archbishop of Liverpool – 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 


    Full Governing Body Full governing board Full governing board Full governing board Full Governing Body Full Governing Board
Governor Governor Type 19 Sep 2019 21 Nov 2019 16 Jan 2020 05 Mar 2020 14 May 2020 16 Jul 2020
Mr Ray Bissex Community governor Y Resigned from LGB Oct 19
Margaret Crookes Parent governor Y Y Y Y Y Y
Mrs Sharyn Duffey Community governor Y Y Y Y Y Y
Mr Patrick Ferguson C.E.O. Y Y Y Y Y Y
Mr Gareth Jones Staff governor Y Y Y Y Y Y
Mr Kevin Maddocks Head of School Y Y Y Y Y Y
Mr Darren Melling Trust Governor Y N Y N N Y
Mr Daniel Rogers Foundation governor Y Y Y Y Y Y
Miss Julie Scott Parent governor Y N N N N Y
Miss Nadia Wozny Clerk Y Y Y Y Y Y

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