Kirkstall St. Stephen’s C of E (Voluntary Aided) Primary School


Kirkstall St Stephen’s Church of England (VA) Primary School Governing Body


Chair: Mr Philip Baldacchino-Steward
Vice Chair: Mrs Christine Greaves


The constitution of the governing body is:




1 Local Authority (LA) governor, recommended by the LA and approved by the governing body


2 Parent governors, formally elected through a ballot of parents unless the election is uncontested


1 staff governor, formally elected by staff employed at school


5 foundation governors, appointed by the Church Diocese

3 Associate Members appointed by the Governing Body





The governing body operates with the following subcommittees who meet separately in advance of the main governing body meeting each term:


Resources committee - responsible for staffing including the appointment and role of the SENCO, equality and diversity, finance, property management, health and safety and nutritional standards. Committee chair: Mr Phil Baldacchino-Steward


Teaching and learning & Pupil Support committee - responsible for teaching and learning matters including target setting, standards and achievement, SEN (including reporting annually on the success of the SEN policy), monitoring teaching and learning and curriculum provision and ensuring that the governing body is represented at school improvement discussions. This committee are also responsible for behaviour, safeguarding, attendance, children’s spiritual, moral social and cultural development, children, parent and staff voice, extra-curricular activities, pupil premium, cluster and other partnerships.  Committee chair: Mr Rich Warrington


Governors with Special Responsibilities
Attendance Mrs C Greaves
Complainta Mr P Baldacchino-Steward
Equalities Mrs R Parr
EYFS Mrs C Greaves
Financial Data Mr P Baldacchino-Steward
Health & Safety Mrs S Hudson
Looked After Children Mrs C Greaves
Maths TBC
PE & Sports Premium Mr P Baldacchino-Steward
Performance Data Mr P Baldacchino-Steward
Pupil Premium Mr R Warrington
RE & Collective Worship Rev'd. S Kaye
Reading Mr A Rhodes
Safeguarding Mrs C Greaves
SEND Mr R Warrington
SEMH Mr R Warrington
School Improvement Advisor Visits Mr P Baldacchino-Steward
Training Mr P Baldacchino-Steward





This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of
all children, and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.