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Welcome to our Governors’ section. 

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.


Governors of St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School, Kentish Town


HAMISH JOHNSTON-STEWART     Chair      foundation governor               appointed until 31/08/2022

FR JOHN DEEHAN                                          foundation governor               appointed until 31/08/2023

RACHEL POLNAY                                           parent governor                      appointed until 31/12/2022

SANDRA ANDERSON                 Vice Chair  parent governor                      appointed until 31/12/2022

DIANE SAVVA-BROWN                                   staff governor                         appointed until  01/10/2024

JENNIFER O'PREY                                         Headteacher and governor


BRIGID O’BRIEN                                             foundation governor - Awaiting Diocesan Confirmation

Vacant                                                              foundation Governor      

Vacant                                                              foundation Governor               

Vacant                                                              local authority governor


Governors linked to School Improvement


HAMISH JOHNSTON-STEWART           Attendance and Health and Safety

RACHEL POLNAY                                  Pupil Premium and Higher Attainers

SANDRA ANDERSON                            Safeguarding

BRIGID O’BRIEN                                    Special Educational Needs Disabilities and Inclusion

TBC                                                         Teaching and Learning


Vacant                                                      Religious Education and Worship


Resources Committee


Rachel Polney - Chair, Sandra Anderson - Vice Chair,  Hamish Johnston-Stewart,   Jennifer O'Prey, Diane Savva-Brown and Maria Mahoney/ Dionne Jackson. 


Admissions Committee


Hamish Johnston-Stewart and TBC.    


None of the governors have declared any interests, financial or business in anything related to the school. None of the governors are related to any of the staff or have any family connections with them. 


Communication with the Governors


Any communication from parents or staff for the governors or the clerk to the governors, should be handed to the school office in a sealed envelope marked Private and Confidential for the attention of the Chair of the Governing Body (or the Clerk to the Governors). This will ensure confidentiality and will be forwarded to the relevant party as soon as possible. 


In this section of the website you can also find the terms of reference of the Governing body and the Resources Committee and the record of Governor Attendance for the academic year 2020-2021.