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Governing Body

Governors play an important role in our school and there are several committees that meet regularly to support the management of different aspects of the school.
 
If you wish to contact a member of the Governing Body or require further information on being a governor, please contact Mrs D Welch, Clerk to Governors:

 

Mrs D Welch

Headteacher's PA and Clerk to the Governors

Bidston Avenue Primary School

Tollemache Road

Birkenhead

Wirral, CH41 0DQ

 

Email: dwelch@bidstonavenue.wirral.sch.uk
 
The Governing Body consists of:
 
1 x Headteacher Governor (ex-officio and classed as a staff governor):
Mr S.G. Brady, B.Ed. (Hons), NPQH, FCCT.
 
1 x Local Authority Governor (placed on the governing body by LA):
Cllr. G. Davies : Chair of Governors
 
4 Parent Governors:
Mr S. Buckley

Mrs H. Measures

Awaiting Approval

Awaiting Approval
 
8 Co-opted Governors (chosen by governing body for their expertise):
Mrs P. Caldicott

Mrs K. Eugeni

Cllr S. Foulkes : Literacy Governor

Nr P Landsborough: Literacy Governor

Mrs D. McDonald 

Mrs J. Monty : Vice Chair, Safeguarding, Pupil Premium and SEN Governor
Miss D. Smith 
Ms J. Yee : Mathematics Governor


1 x Staff Governors (voted on by school staff):
Miss L. Mearns

 

All governors have full voting rights in full governing body and committee meetings.

Governing Body Committees

 

Finance & Personnel Committee

Miss D. Smith : Chair

Ms J. Yee : Vice Chair

Mr S.G. Brady

Cllr. G. Davies

Mr P. Landsborough

Mrs D. McDonald

Mrs H. Measures

 

Health, Safety & Buildings Committee

Mrs D. McDonald : Chair

Cllr S. Foulkes : Vice Chair

Mr S.G. Brady

Mr S. Buckley

Mrs P. Caldicott

 

Standards & Curriculum Committee

Mrs J. Monty : Chair

Mr S.G. Brady

Mrs K. Eugeni

Mr P. Landsborough : Vice Chair

Mrs D. McDonald

Miss L. Mearns

 

 

Register of Interests

 

Mr S.G. Brady

  • Married to a staff member.  
  • Board Member : Liverpool John Moores University Astrophysics Research Institute.  
  • School Improvement Associate (SIA) for Wirral Primary Schools (Black Horse Hill Infants, Overchurch Infants, Portland Primary and Millfields Primary).
  • Governor : Birkenhead Park School.
  • Trustee : Shaftesbury Youth Club.
  • Trustee : Bidston Avenue Home School Partnership Charity
  • Board member of Wirral School Improvement Locality Board - Birkenhead Area
  • Founding Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching

 

Mr S. Buckley

  • Chair: Bidston Avenue Home School Partnership
  • Trustee :Bidston Avenue Home School Partnership
  • Married to a member of Home School Partnership

 

Mrs P. Caldicott

  • Member of staff.
  • Married to a provider of gardening/landscaping service to schools (Prestige Garden Care).

 

Cllr. G. Davies

  • Governor : St Anselm's College
  • Governor and Vice Chair : Birkenhead High School Academy
  • Councillor : Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Councillor : Liverpool City Region 
  • Councillor : Education J.C.C. Committee
  • Trustee : Tam O'Shanter Farm
  • Father in law to a member of staff

 

Mrs K. Eugeni

  • Executive Trustee : The Johnson Foundation
  • Chair of Education Board : British Chambers of Commerce
  • Director : Wirral Chamber of Commerce
  • Director : The Hive
  • Director : The Lauries Centre
  • Member : Wirral Chamber of Commerce Young Chamber

 

Cllr. S. Foulkes

  • Member of staff at Unilever
  • Board Director : Megenta Living
  • Elected member : Mersey Travel
  • Councillor : Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Trustee : Tam O'Shanter Farm

 

Mr P. Landsborough

  • No Pecuniary or Business Interests Declared

 

Mrs D. McDonald

 

Miss L. Mearns

  • Member of staff

 

Mrs H.Measures

  • Employed by HM Courts & Tribunals Service

 

Mrs J. Monty MBA

  • Chief Executive, Shaftesbury Youth Club 
  • Employed by Shaftesbury Youth Club
  • Trustee: Tranmere Rovers in the Community

 

Miss D. Smith

  • Family member employed at Bidston Avenue Primary School
  • Employed by Local Government Pension Scheme

 

Ms J. Yee

  • Trustee: Wirral Grammar School for Girls Parents Association.

 

 

 

 

Terms of Office for Governing Body.

 

 

NAME

TYPE OF GOVERNOR

TERM FROM

TO

1

Mrs D McDonald

Co-opted

03/10/2012

18/09/2019

2

Ms D Smith

Co-opted

15/06/2011

18/09/2019

3

 Mr P Landsborough  Co-opted  18/09/2018

18/09/2019

4

Ms J Yee

Co-opted

27/11/2013

18/09/2019

5

Mr D Crawford

Parent

19/11/2013

04/10/2021

Resigned 22/07/2018

7

Cllr. S Foulkes

Co-opted

01/09/2014

18/09/2019

8

Mrs J Monty

Co-opted

15/04/2011

18/09/2019

9

Cllr. G Davies

LA

01/09/2014

04/10/2018

10

Mrs P Caldicott

Co-opted

01/10/2012

 18/09/2019

11

Miss L Mearns

Staff

12/11/2010

04/10/2021

12

Mr S Brady

Staff

01/09/2014

Current

(ex-officio)

 13  Mr S Buckley  Parent  21/03/2018  20/03/2022

14

Mrs H Measures

Parent

21/03/2018

20/03/2022

16

Mrs K Eugeni

Co-opted 

21/03/2018

20/03/2019

17

 Awaiting Approval  Parent  

 

 18  Awaiting Approval  Parent    

 

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