St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Cross Street, Chesterfield, S40 4ST

01246 232170

St Mary's Catholic Primary School

Let Your Light Shine

Meet the Governing Body

Name Appointment Date Type Committee Responsibility/Class
Nicola Brown 01/09/18 Headteacher




Elizabeth Green 1/12/22 - 30/11/26 Parent Resources English, Phonics and Modern Foreign Languages
Helen Loizou 01/09/19 –30/07/23  Foundation



Safeguarding, Early Help and Looked After Children/SEND

Y4 Class Governor

Laura Hewitt 01/04/22 – 31/03/26 Parent Vice chair Curriculum committee


PE and Sports Premium

F2 Class Governor

Collette McAteer 12/07/21-11/07/25  Foundation Pastoral

Catholic Life /RE/ Collective worship

Anti Bullying/Wellbeing 

Y5 Class Governor

Stefan Zasada  16/09/20 - 15/09/24 Foundation Resources

Computing/the website


Y6 Class Governor

Mark Rutherford 18/09/19 –17/09/23  Co-opt Resources N/A
Marie Backhouse 16/09/20 - 15/09/24 Foundation Pastoral

Early Years


Y1 Class Governor

Annie Arnold 1/12/22 - 30/11/26 Staff Curriculum N/A
Stephen Miller 12/09/18 – 11/09/22 Foundation Curriculum GDPR
Matthew Kane 12/09/22 – 11/09/26 Foundation Chair of Curriculum Committee Governor Training and Development
Kathryn Bean 1/12/22 - 30/11/26 LA Pastoral Art and Music
Mario Santoro 31/07/19 – 30/07/23 Foundation

Chair of Governors


Brendan King 11/09/19 – 10/09/23 Foundation Resources

Heath and Safety

Y2 Class Governor

Instrument of Governors
LA = 1
Headteacher = 1
Staff = 1
Parent = 2
Foundation = 8
Associate = 1
Co-opt = 1


Business Interests
Forms completed annually for declaration of business interests. 


The Listed governors were appointed as follows:

Foundation Governors appointed by the Diocese of Hallam.

Local Authority Governors appointed by the Local Authority.

Parent Governors appointed following a parents election.

Associate Governors appointed by the Governing Body.

All Governors other than the Associate Governors have voting rights.