Governing Body


Lady Hanmer

Foundation Governors

  • Rev. Clive Hughes
  • Mrs Joanne Dodd
  • Mrs Olive Birch
  • Mrs C Jenkinson
  • Mrs Sam Bagnall (Vice Chairman)

Parent Governors

  • Mr T Owen
  • Mr N Griffiths - Local Authority Governor

Staff Governor

Miss Katie Challenor

Community Council Governor

Dr. Keiron Redman

Head Teacher

Mrs Gaynor Purcell

The Governors of St Chad’s School are delighted that the school has a new website.

School Welsh flag project

One of the most important things about running a school is good communication between everyone involved - children, staff, parents, governors, friends, neighbours and visitors and this website is certainly a step in the right direction. We hope that you find it useful and refer back to it often.

Governors at St Chad’s take our responsibilities very seriously. We are involved in supporting Mrs Gaynor Purcell and the rest of the school to deliver the best possible educational experience to the children that come to our school. We manage the budget for salaries, running costs, maintenance and equipment. We are involved in developing policies and procedures and key staff appointments. The most important role we have is monitoring school's progress, working with Mrs Purcell and the staff to set annual targets.

We are delighted by the continued improvement in school standards and attainment over the past few years, and we are very proud of the hard work of our children and staff in achieving and building on these. We are confident this will be a continuing process.

We welcome feedback and involvement and are always pleased to hear from parents.