School Governors

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 J Fletcher (Local Education Authority representative)

Foundation Governors

  • Mr D Porter
  • Rev Canon B McConkey 
  • Mrs R Billington
  • Mr S Morris
  • Mrs J Johnson
  • Dr A Dugdale 
  • Rev Dr M Kirkby

Parent Governors

  • Mrs C Smith
  • Mrs J Briggs

Staff Governor

  • Mrs E Lester

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

  • TBC

Curriculum Committee

  • 31 January 2023
  • 25 April 2023

Standards and Effectiveness Committee

  • TBC

Full Governing Body Meeting

  • 21 March 2023
  • 27 June 2023

Additional meetings