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Meet the Governors

Governing Body Terms of Office and attendance


Melling Primary School Governing Body




The Headteacher Ms Vivienne Ainsworth-Brown
One Staff Governor

Mrs Joanne Hargreaves

Four Parent Governors

Melanie Hayzen

Sue Whelan

Mrs Kate Hogan

Steve Duggan

Five Co-opted Governors

Mrs Lesley Bond

Mr Joe Flatman

Mr Brian Lawlor

Mrs Doreen Scott

Mr Andrew Kyle

One Local Authority Governor Mrs Beryl O'Brien


Governing Body Committees


As well as the termly Full Governing Body meetings chaired by Mrs Kate Hogan, the following table shows the main committees which meet each term and their Chairs:


Finance and Premises Committee Mr Steve Duggan
Achievement and Outcomes Committee Mr Joe Flatman
Teaching, Learning and Assessment Committee Mrs Doreen Scott
Leadership and Management Committee Mrs Hogan
Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare Committee Mrs Lesley Bond


In addition the Pay Review Committee and Headteacher Performance Management Committee meet annually.


There is a number of ad hoc committees which meet only if needed.  Details are available from the Clerk to the Governing Body.

Roles of our Governors


Chair of the Governing Body Mrs Kate Hogan
Vice-Chair of the Governing Body Mr Joe Flatman

Safeguarding Governor

and Prevent Governor

Mrs Kate Hogan
English Link Governor Mrs Doreen Scott
Maths Link Governor Mrs Melanie Hazen
SEND Link Governor Mrs Beryl O'Brien/Mrs Kate Hogan
Pupil Premium/PE Link Governor Mrs Kate Hogan
Mental Health and Well Being (staff and children) Mrs Kate Hogan
EYFS Link Governor Mrs Sue Whelan
Health and Safety Governor Mrs Lesley Bond
Wider Curriculum Link Governor Mr Brian Lawlor
Reception Class Link Governor Mrs Sue Whelan
Year One Link Governor Mrs Sue Whelan
Year Two Link Governor Mrs Beryl O'Brien
Year Three Link Governor Mrs Doreen Scott
Year Four Link Governor Mrs Beryl O'Brien
Year Five Link Governor Mrs Beryl O'Brien
Year Six Link Governor Mrs Kate Hogan


The Clerk to the Governing Body is Mrs Susan Hart. Contact details are:


telephone 0151 547 3349
address for correspondence

Mrs Susan Hart

Clerk to the Governing Body

Melling Primary School

Wheeler Drive



L31 1DA

At the Annual General Meeting of the Governing Body held on Thursday 20th September 2018  there were:

no declarations of business interests made

no declarations of financial interests made

no declarations of material interests with regards to governors being related to other governors or members of staff

no declarations of governance roles in other schools made.