About our Governors

The Governing Body plays a vital role in the life of the school. It is responsible for setting the overall strategy, vision and ethos of the school, formulating and reviewing school policies and overseeing the educational and financial performance of the school. Our aim is to provide the best possible education, in the best possible environment for the children who attend The Willows Catholic Primary School.

The Governing Body has a maximum of 12 Governors who are very conscientious and diligent and who take their responsibilities very seriously. They are not paid and they do not receive any expenses. They all freely and voluntarily give their time and effort to the school. The Diocese of Lancaster (Foundation) appoints seven of the Governors. They come from a variety of backgrounds and they bring many different skills and experiences to the school.

Our Governing Body is made up of three main committees – Standards and Effectiveness, Staffing and Finance and Buildings, Health and Safety – although there are other committees which meet on a less regular basis. Each committee has its own chair, working under the direction of the Chair of Governors, Mrs. Christine Johnson.