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St Columba’s R.C. Primary School Governing Body

January 2020


Mrs Claire O'DonnellHeadteacher
Mr Peter Craig (Chair)Foundation Governor & Link
Fr AjishFoundation Governor
VacancyFoundation Governor
Mrs Annette VandomeFoundation Governor
Mr Daniel PrenticeFoundation Governor
Mrs Carolina VarelaFoundation Governor
Mrs Michelle SharpeAssociate Governor
VacancyLA Governor
Mr Stephen BrennanParent Governor
VacancyParent Governor
Mrs Carmen AthersmithStaff Governor
Mrs Rachel JewellClerk to the Governors
Mr Paul LewisBursar




Declaration of personal and pecuniary interests. 


  • Mr P Lewis - member of family employed by St. Columba's Catholic Primary School.
  • Mrs A Vandome - Braklon Ltd - member of family employed by this company which supplies school with food products.


All our Governors are exclusive to St. Columba's School: they have no affiliation to the governance of any other educational establishment.

Structure and responsibilities of the governing body 2018-19, including financial interests and meetings attended.

Committee Members of the Governing Body


Foundation Governors appointed by the Bishop of Lancaster



Resources Committee 

Paul Lewis (Bursar)

Claire O'Donnell

Danny Prentice

Peter Craig (Deputy Chair)

Vacancy (Chair)

 Curriculum Committee

Claire O'Donnell

Annette Vandome

Carolina Varela (Chair)

Carmen Athersmith (Deputy Chair)

Health & Safety Committee

Michelle Sharpe (Chair)

Danny Prentice (Deputy Chair)

Stephen Brennan

Annette Vandome

Peter Craig

Claire O'Donnell

Chair of GovernorsClerk to Governors

Peter Craig

Deputy Chair


Rachel Jewell

Link Governor

Peter Craig