The Governing Body

The Governing Body consists of 14 Governors. There are 8 Foundation Governors (appointed by the Diocese and the Parochial Church Council at St Wilfrid’s Church), 2 parent governors, 1 teacher governor (appointed by the teaching staff), 1 staff governor, 1 Local Education Authority representative and the Head Teacher.


  • Mr D Porter (Foundation Governor) c/o Ribchester St Wilfrid’s C of E School, Church Street, Ribchester, Preston, PR3 3XP.


  • Mr I Sayers (Local Education Authority representative)

Foundation Governors

  • Mr T Rainford
  • Mr D Porter
  • Ms T Sabben
  • Mr N Saward
  • Mr J Tomlinson
  • Mr T Watts (Vice Chair of Governors)
  • Rev Canon B McConkey 
  • Vacancy

Parent Governors

  • Dr J Barrett
  • Mr J Walker

Staff Governor

  • Miss G Bolton

Co-opted Governor

  • Mrs E Taylor

Head Teacher

  • Mrs A Cottam


Governors' Attendance

Register of Interests

The role of the Governing Body

The role of the Governing Body is to promote high standards of educational achievement. They achieve this through ensuring the school offers a broad and balanced curriculum and developing a clear strategic development plan for the school and monitoring its progress.

The instrument of Government for the Governing Body can be viewed in school, as can all the minutes of Governors meetings.

If you are interested in becoming a Governor, your can read more at the following links about how to get involed as either a Foundation Governor or Parent Governor.

Future Meeting Dates

Business and Management Committee

  • Tuesday 30 January 2018 at 5.00pm
  • Tuesday 15 May 2018 at 5.00pm

Curriculum Committee

  • Thursday 8 February 2018 at 4.30pm
  • Thursday 24 May 2018 at 4.30pm 

Standards and Effectiveness Committee

  • Wednesday 17 January 2018 at 4.00pm
  • Wednesday 18 April 2018 at 4.00pm
  • Wednesday 18 July 2018 at 4.00pm 

Full Governing Body Meeting

  • Tuesday 20 March 2018 at 7.00pm
  • Tuesday 26 June 2018 at 7.00pm 

Additional meetings

Mission Statement Monday 15 January 2018 at 4.00pm 

ASP Data Thursday 25 January 2018 at 6.00pm