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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.

Full Name

Date of


Term of Office

Date of

Stepping Down



Paul Towler - Chair 01/10/2020 30/09/2024   Foundation - Blackburn Diocese
Cllr Stuart Hirst - Vice Chair  17/10/2019 16/10/2023   PCC
Judith Gaffney 17/10/2019 16/10/2023   PCC
Cllr Alan Schofield


03/11/2020   LCC
Rebecca Sharples 29/03/2018 28/03/2022   Foundation - Blackburn Diocese
Harry Sharples 02/01/2019 01/01/2023   Foundation - Blackburn Diocese
Emma Pearse 01/09/2017 31/08/2021   Foundation - Blackburn Diocese
Leanne Bayes 06/11/2018 05/11/2022   Parent
Jane Pearson 04/05/2017 03/05/2021   Staff
Andrew Kellington -Co-opted 01/09/2019 31/08/2023   Co-opted
Clare Berryman - Headteacher 01/09/2018 31/08/2022   Ex-Officio
Vacancy - Ex Officio       Ex-Officio
Vacancy - Foundation        
Alison Cowburn 23/10/2020 22/10/2024   Parent
David Fletcher 01/09/2015 31-08-2019   Foundation - Blackburn Diocese
Revd Martin Duerden     30-09-2020 As Ex-officio
Paul Towler     24-05-2020 Parent


Attendance Register for the Governing Board

Committee Structure for the Governing Board

Register of Interests


 Governor       Name of Business Nature of Business


at another school


to member of staff

Paul Towler C M Oxendale - Director Mechanical & Plumbing Services Nil Nil
Stuart Hirst

Avebell - Director

Wilpshire Podiatry Clinic

Design & Print Service


Nil Nil
Emma Pearse Local Government Asset Management Service Property Asset Manager Nil Nil
Judith Gaffney       Nil
Rebecca Sharples       Nil
Harry Sharples       Nil
Leanne Bayes BBC Radio Lancashire     Nil
David Fletcher       Nil
Jane Pearson       Staff Member
Andrew Kellington       Staff Member
Clare Berryman       Staff Member
Alison Cowburn       Nil