St Columba's Catholic Boys' School


Name Category Term of Office
Mr Nigel Fisher Head Teacher Ex Officio
Foundation Governors – (Appointed by the Diocese)
    Start End
Mrs Sharon Biggs Foundation 01/09/20 31/08/24
Mrs Jeanette Johnson (Chair) Foundation 01/09/20 31/08/24
Mr Paul Strub Foundation 01/09/20 31/08/24
Mr Neil McDonough Foundation 17/01/18 16/01/22
Mrs Tina Watson Foundation 17/04/19 16/04/23
Mr Frank Savage Foundation 07/01/21 06/01/25
Vacancy Foundation    
Vacancy Foundation    
Parent Governors – (Elected by Parents/Carers of students at the school)
Mrs Bukola Oyelade Parent 14/02/19 13/02/23
Ms Kolia Obi Parent 20/01/21 19/01/25
Staff Governors – (Elected by staff of the school)
Mr Michael Barry Staff 10/10/18 09/10/22
Mr Arthur Dunne Staff 03/12/18 02/12/22
Local Governor – (Appointed by the Governing Body)
Vacancy Local    
Clerk to Governing Body
Mr Bill Stone E-mail    
Governors’ attendance at full Governing Body meetings since 1st September 2018 to 1st October 2020
Name Attendance
Mrs S Biggs 7/11
Mrs J Johnson 11/11
Mr P Strub 11/11
Mr A Dunne 8/10
Mr N Fisher 11/11
Mr N McDonough 7/11
Mr M Barry 9/10
Mrs T Watson 7/8
Mrs B Oyelade 5/9
Mr P Ward – (Resigned 22/09/20) 9/11
Mr N Fallon – (Resigned 09/07/20) 7/8
Prof S Philbin – (Term of Office ended 03/11/19) 3/6
Miss A Darren – (Resigned 28/03/19)  0/2
Committee List
Resources Curriculum
Head Teacher Head Teacher
Mrs S Biggs Mr P Strub (Chair)
Mrs J Johnson Mrs J Johnson
Mr P Strub Mrs T Watson
Mr A Dunne Mr M Barry
Mr N McDonough Mrs Oyelade
Mrs S Goddard – Co-opted Mr D Evans – Co-opted
Pay & Performance Admissions
Mrs S Biggs Mrs J Johnson
Mrs Johnson Head Teacher
Mr N McDonough  
Staffing Discipline/’First’ Staffing Appeal
Governors to be called upon as required
Three governors to form the panel
Governors to be called upon as required
Three governors to form the panel
Pay & Performance Appeals Student Discipline
Governors to be called upon as required
Three governors to form the panel
Governors to be called upon as required
Three governors to form the panel
Special Interest Governors
Trips/ H&S / SEND / Careers Mrs J Johnson
SEND/ Safeguarding (inc eSafety)/ LAC Mrs S Biggs
Pupil Premium Mrs Watson
Maths Mrs J Johnson
Religious Education Mrs B Oyelade
PE Vacancy
English Mr McDonough
Science Mr P Strub
Register of Interests / Business Interests
Governor Pecuniary Interest Non-Pecuniary Interest
Mrs S Biggs None None
Mr N Fisher Member of Staff Governor at St Stephen’s Catholic Primary School
Mrs J Johnson None None
Mr P Strub None None
Mr N McDonough Director of NM Education Consultancy
Ltd and Red Panda Learning Ltd
Mr M Barry Member of Staff None
Mr A Dunne Member of staff Related to member of SLT
Mrs T Watson None Parent of student at the school
Mrs B Oyelade None Parent of student at the school
The Chair or other members of the Governing Body can be contacted via Mr Stone, The Clerk to Governors. He can be emailed via the link above or written to at the school address given at the foot of the page. He can also be contacted via the school main switchboard number
Last updated: January 22, 2021 at 11:11 am