Become a Parent Governor
We are looking for parents to join our Academy Council as a Parent Governors, these positions support our school in a variety of ways. If you are interested in becoming a Parent Governor please see the below documents that provide full details.
Academy Council & Governance
Academy Councilors are volunteers that use their skills to help to shape the school’s ethos and direction, and are firmly committed to its future success. The role of the Academy Council is to:
- Work with the school to ensure it delivers a high quality education.
- Work with the Headteacher (who is responsible for day to day management) to set the school’s aims and policies.
- Provide strategic direction for the school.
- Act as a critical friend to the Head of School.
- Ensure accountability.
Governors monitor the running of the school, including educational standards, finance and use of resources, overall direction and planning, curriculum and behaviour, staff appointments and training, and keeping everyone safe.
Our Academy Councilors are:
Mrs M Selway (Academy Council Chair)
Mrs A Parkes (Academy Council Vice Chair)
Fr. C. Butler
Mr R Barraclough
Head of School
Mr J Molyneux
Mrs E Kendrew
Mrs R Taylor
All correspondence to the Governing Body should be addressed to:
Clerk to the Governors, St Austin’s Catholic Primary School, Back Duke of York Street, Wakefield, WF1 3PF