Trustees and Governors

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Trustees and Governors

Name Category of Governor Audit & Premises Committee Curriculum Committee Finance & Personnel Committee Office Expires Register of Interests
Baxter, Dr T Parent   *   06.11.19 Director of Tracey Baxter Consultancy Services, working as Science Consultant with secondary schools on Wirral and North Wales
Broderick, Mrs S Member Appt'd   * * 12.10.20 Family Intervention Worker – Wirral Council
Brown, Mr M Co-opted     * 04.12.19  
Burke, Mr S Parent Chair *   26.11.18 Daughter employed in School
Cronin, Mrs S Member -  LHU   * * 19.09.20 Partnership Director – Liverpool Hope University
Cumberland, Mr D (Vice) C of E Appt'd   Chair   22.03.21 Executive Dean – University of Chester
London Diocesan Board of Schools Academy Trust 1 – Chair/Director
London Diocesan Board of Schools Academy Trust 2 – Chair/Director
University of Chester Academies Trust – Chair/Director
Edwards, Miss L Parent * *   26.11.18 NHS Employee
Gilbertson, Dr M C of E Appt'd *     12.10.20 Archdeacon of Chester – Diocese of Chester
Oldham, Ms V Co-opted   *   21.09.21  
Phillips, Ms R Headteacher * * * N/A  
Renshaw, Mrs E C of E Appt'd   * * 22.03.21 Chair – Chester Diocesan Academy Trust
Director – Chester Diocesan Board of Education
Governor – Bishops' High School, Chester
Roberts, Mrs P Parent * *   16.12.20  
Simpson, Mr G Staff *     21.09.21 Wife employed in School
Smith, Mr A Staff     * 19.09.20  
Smith, Mr T (Chair) LEA LAB   * Chair 28.11.19  
Vacancy Staff          


The governing body is responsible for the conduct of the school and must promote high standards of education achievement at the school. It is the school’s accountable body. Parent and staff representatives are elected to the governing body along with other representatives from the local authority, relevant faith bodies and community governors.


Becoming a Governor

"Parent Governors are elected from parents of children currently attending Woodchurch High School. At present we have no vacancies, but if you are interested in becoming a Parent Governor in future, please contact the Clerk via the school office".