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St Benedict's Catholic School

St Benedict's
Catholic School

Individuals' Responsibilities

Any individual to whom responsibility has been delegated is expected to work within the following terms of reference.

  • To liaise with the appropriate member(s) of staff
  • To visit the school with the purpose of gathering information concerning their area of responsibility and to increase their knowledge of the School
  • To monitor progress of the School Development Plan when linked to a specific subject/area of delegation e.g. literacy, numeracy
  • To regularly report to the Governing Body or the Curriculum Committee  whichever the Governing Body deems most appropriate, on developments and progress within their area of responsibility
  • To raise the profile of the area of responsibility when related matters are considered by the Governing Body
  • To attend training as appropriate
  • Any items which individual governing bodies may wish to include

Disqualification: The following functions cannot be delegated to an individual:

Functions relating to:

  • The alteration, closure or change of category of maintained schools
  • The approval of the first formal budget plan of the financial year
  • School discipline policies
  • Exclusions of pupils (except in an emergency when the Chair has the power to exercise these functions)
  • Admissions
Area Of Responsibility Name of Governor Liaising with Reporting to
Safeguarding Mr Andrew Herlihy DSL Governing Body
SEN/PP/G&T Mrs Charlotte Rodwell SENCO
Assist Headteacher for Inclusion
Governing Body
Looked After Children Mr Andrew Herlihy LAC Co-ordinator
Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion
Governing Body
Literacy Mrs Luisa Martinez Head of English Curriculum
Numeracy Mr Richard Snape Head of Maths Curriculum
Target Setting Chair & Vice-Chair Headteacher
Link Adviser
Governing Body

Sister Louise Poole

Fr John Warrington

School Chaplaincy Team
Lay Chaplain
Governing Body
Health & Safety Mr Chris Donnachie School Business Manager Finance
Governing Body
Art, DT Mr Anthony Goode Head of Department Curriculum
Governing Body
ICT, Computing & Business Mr Chris Donnachie Head of Department Curriculum
Governing Body
English/Drama Mrs Luisa Martinez Head of Department Curriculum
Governing Body
RE, Guidance, PSHE, Citizenship

Sister Louisa Poole
Fr John Warrington

Head of Department
Assistant Headteacher for Curriculum
Governing Body
Humanities Mrs Anne Mansfield Head of Department Curriculum
Governing  Body
Mathematics Mr Richard Snape Head of Department Curriculum
Governing Body
MFL Mrs Luisa Martinez Head of Department

Governing Body

RE Sister Louise Poole Head of Department Curriculum
Governing Body
Science, PE, H&SC Mr Andrew Herlihy Head of Department Curriculum
Governing Body


Terms of Reference Agreed by the Governing Body: 04/12/2018
Date delegation agreed: 04/12/2018
Date of review: October 2019