Governance at Saint Gregory’s

The Governors of St Gregory’s Catholic College are a group of 16 people from all walks of life, bringing experience and commitment to the governance of our school. We work closely with staff, both teaching and administrative, as well as with parents and external stakeholders to ensure the best outcomes for all students. We set the strategic direction of the school, monitor and evaluate its progress in achieving aims and objectives, and provide support and challenge to the school.

Recognised as ‘OUTSTANDING’ by Ofsted and by the Diocese of Clifton Inspection Report, St Gregory’s develops students as individuals, enabling them to flourish academically, spiritually, emotionally, morally and socially. As governors, we take very seriously our responsibilities to support the development of our students in every respect while they are in our charge.

As governors of a Catholic school, the Foundation Governors are particularly mindful of our responsibilities towards maintaining and developing the strong and purposeful Catholic ethos of St Gregory’s which permeates all aspects of school life.

John Delaney
Chair of Governors


Governing Committees

including Scope of Terms of Reference, Delegated Functions and Policies

Full Governing Body:

To conduct the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement at the school.

Christian Vision Committee:

Abuse Allegations, Acceptable Use ICT, Anti-Bullying, Attendance & Discipline, Behaviour, Careers Education, Child Protection, Collective Worship, Community Cohesion, Drugs Education, e-Safety, Equalities & Medical, Positive Handling, Safeguarding, Spiritual life/Chaplaincy.

Curriculum & Achievement Committee:

Acceptable Use ICT, Curriculum, Exams, Home School Agreement, Literacy, Numeracy, Personal Social & Health Education, Pupil Premium, Relationship & Sex Education, SEND, Targets, Teaching & Learning.

Finance & Premises Committee:

Budget, Business Interests, Charging, Data Protection, Education visits, Financial Administration, Freedom of Information, Governors’ Allowances, Health and Safety, Lettings, Music Fees, Pay, Premises, Purchasing, Safeguarding, Risk & Opportunity Management, Travel.

Joint Executive Committee:

Oversight of the operation of the Memorandum of Agreement. Proposing any changes to this Memorandum of Agreement. The strategic direction of the Bath Christian Federation.

Strategic Committee:

To work with the Headteacher to develop the thinking on strategic issues associated with St Gregory’s

Joint Sixth Form Committee:

Proposing the content of the curriculum, including General RE, for the joint sixth form provision. Proposing the location and distribution of staffing across the two sites. Monitoring the effective implementation of the sixth form admissions policy by both governing bodies. The creation and review of the admissions policies to each sixth form will be a matter for each governing body. Making recommendations for the arrangements for the staffing and financial management of each sixth form which will be determined by each governing body.

Staffing Committee

Abuse allegations, Appraisal, Complaints Procedure, Managing performance, Other employment policies, Pay, threshold/Leadership progression, Safeguarding, Staffing.

Contact the Clerk to Governors, Mr Mike Corrigan.