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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

Mr A. Harrison

Mrs H. Measures

Mr K. Roberts : Literacy Governor
 
6 Co-opted Governors (chosen by governing body for their expertise):
Mrs P. Caldicott

Cllr S. Foulkes : Chair of Health, Safety & Buildings Committee

Mr P Landsborough : Literacy Governor

Mrs J. Monty : Vice Chair, Safeguarding, Pupil Premium and SEN Governor
Miss D. Smith : Chair of Finance & Personnel
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 H. Measures

Mr K. Roberts

 

Health, Safety & Buildings Committee

Cllr S. Foulkes : Chair

Mrs J Monty : Vice Chair

Mr S.G. Brady

Mr S. Buckley

Mrs P. Caldicott

 

Standards & Curriculum Committee

Mrs J. Monty : Chair

Mr P. Landsborough : Vice Chair

Mr S.G. Brady

Mr A. Harrison

Miss L. Mearns

 

 

Register of Interests

 

Mr S.G. Brady

  • Married to a staff member
  • School Improvement Associate (SIA) for Wirral Primary Schools
  • Sponsor Governor : Birkenhead Park School
  • Trustee/Director: Tranmere Rovers in the Community
  • Trustee : Shaftesbury Youth Club
  • Trustee & Vice Chair: Bidston Avenue Home School Partnership Charity
  • Board member of Wirral School Improvement Locality Board - Birkenhead Area
  • Founding Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching
  • Parent of a child at Bidston Avenue Primary School

 

Mr S. Buckley

  • No interests

 

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
  • 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

 

Cllr. S. Foulkes

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

 

Mr A. Harrison

  • Parent of child at Bidston Avenue Primary School.

 

Mr P. Landsborough

  • Chair of Governors : Manor Primary School
  • Member: Wirral Governors Forum
  • Grandparent of a child at Bidston Avenue Primary School
  • Sponsor Governor: The Birkenhead Park School

 

Miss L. Mearns

  • Member of staff

 

Mrs H. Measures

  • Employed by HM Courts & Tribunals Service
  • Parent of a child at Bidston Avenue Primary School

 

Mrs J. Monty MBA

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Shaftesbury Youth Club
  • Trustee/Director: Tranmere Rovers in the Community

 

Mr K. Roberts

  • Employed at Halifax Plc
  • Parent of a children at Bidston Avenue Primary School

 

Miss D. Smith

  • 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

    Ms D Smith

    Co-opted

    01/09/2007

    14/07/2023

    2

     Mr P Landsborough

     Co-opted

    19/09/2018

    14/07/2023

    3

    Ms J Yee

    Co-opted

    27/11/2013

    14/07/2023

    4

    Cllr. S Foulkes

    Co-opted

    01/09/2014

    14/07/2023

    5

    Mrs J Monty

    Co-opted

    15/04/2011

    14/07/2023

    6

    Cllr. G Davies

    LA

    01/09/1979

    14/07/2023

    7

    Mrs P Caldicott

    Co-opted

    01/10/2012

    14/07/2023

    8

    Miss L Mearns

    Staff

    12/11/2010

    04/10/2023

    9

    Mr S.G. Brady

    Staff (HT)

    01/09/2007

    14/07/2023

    10

     Mr S Buckley

     Parent

    21/03/2018

    29/03/2026

    11

    Mrs H Measures

    Parent

    21/03/2018

    29/03/2026

    12

     Mr A Harrison

     Parent

    27/03/2019

    26/03/2023

    13

     Mr K Roberts

     Parent

    27/03/2019

    26/03/2023

     

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