St Mary’s Governing Body

Category of GovernorNameTerm of OfficeAttend 2019/20Attend 2020/21Responsibility
FoundationMr Robert GouldingApr 2019 - 20236/62/2BuildingsWife is janitor
FoundationMr William StarkeyApr 2019 - 20232/61/2R.E. / Prayer & LiturgyGrandchild attends school
Foundation(Parish Priest)Vacant
FoundationMrs Margaret WoosnamNov 2016 - 20206/62/2Safeguarding/S.E.N.Daughter is a teacher / Grandchildren attend school
FoundationMiss Nicola PettittNov 2016 - 20206/62/2Chair /S.E.N./ Pupil PremiumChildren attend school
FoundationMr Neil CromwellTerm of Office Ended3/6Child attends school
FoundationMrs Samantha StewartResigned July 20202/52/5Child attends school
FoundationMrs Claire CassleyNov 2019 - 20235/62/2Vice Chair /Attendance
ParentMrs Christina BeattieNov 2018 - 20226/62/2Children attend school
Staff RepresentativeMrs Carley MillerNov 2018 - 20225/61/2Children attend school
Local Authority RepMrs Sarah JardineOct 2020 - 20242/61/2Headteacher at Oughterside Primary School
HeadteacherMrs Susan StarkieEx Officio6/62/2
Clerk to GovernorsMrs Anne Hillon6/62/2Daughter is nursery teacher/Grandchild attends school


  • Each of the governors has full voting rights and they have all signed the Register of Business Interests.
  • None of the above are governors at other educational establishments in the Whitehaven area.
  • Attendance figures are for the full governing body meetings during the academic year, not committee meetings.
  • Governors who have resigned during the last year are shown in blue.
Staffing  Buildings & H&SFinanceCurriculumDisciplinaryAppeals
M. WoosnamR. GouldingN. PettittC. CassleyN. PettittC. Cassley
N. PettittW. StarkeyR. GouldingC. BeattieS. JardineM. Woosnam
S. StarkieS. StarkieA. Baker (co-opted)S. StarkieW. StarkeyR. Goulding

The chair of each committee is highlighted.