English Martyrs' Catholic Primary School

Building a Learning Community of Faith, Hope and Love 1 Corinthians 13


English Martyrs Catholic Primary School

The Governing Board of English Martyrs Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School 


Core Values of the Governing Board 

               Ensure clarity of vision, Catholic ethos and strategic direction, 

Holding the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, 

Overseeing the financial performances of the school and making sure its money is well spent 

The Governing Body consists of fourteen (14) Governors

Eight (8) Foundation Governors (appointed by the Bishop of Portsmouth) 

Two (2) Parent Governors (appointed by the parents) 

One (1) Headteacher  

One (1) Staff Governor (appointed by the staff) 

One (1) Local Authority Governor (appointed by the Local Authority) 

One (1) Co-opted Governor (appointed by the Governing body) 


ENGLISH MARTYRS CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL – Governing Board Governor Category List – 2020/21


Cathy Doberska

Roselind Doctor

Chair of Governors

Linda Heneghan
Foundation Governor

Anita Connolly

Foundation Governor

 Eileen McElligott
Foundation Governor


Fr Michael Dennehy

Foundation Governor

Bill Lang

Local Authority Governor

Sandrine Hardy 

Foundation Governor

Staff Governor

Associate Governor

Margaret Gardner

Foundation Governor

Steve Lewis
Co-Opted Governor

Nerea Martin

Associate Governor

Emma Simpson-Holland

Parent Governor

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