Our governors


Governing body

Here at Crosscanonby St John's CE Primary School we work very closely with our committed governing body as they oversee the management and progress of the school to ensure that the school, its staff and pupils are supported. A strong and supportive governing body is an essential ingredient of a successful school.

The current governing body:

Name Tenure Exp Position/Specialism Committee

Interests

Declared

Attendance

(Last 12 months)

Mrs L McDonald September 2024

Chair & Safeguarding

Co-opted by GB

Finance and Staffing

Chair Mrs L McDonald

None GB - 5/5
Rev M Day Ex-officio

Foundation

Appointed by Church

Finance and Staffing

Chair Mrs L McDonald

None GB - 5/5
Mrs S McLean Resigned July 2021

Health & Safety

Co-opted by GB 

  None GB - 4/5
Mrs Pat Anderson  July 2024

Foundation Governor

School Improvement

Chair Mrs S Morgan

None 3/3

Mrs N Gyles

Resigned July 2021

Parent Gov 

Appointed by parents

School Improvement

Chair Mrs S Morgan

None GB - 2/5
Mr M Perry Mar 2023

LA Governor

Appointed by LA

Finance and Staffing

Chair Mrs L McDonald

None GB - 3/5
Mrs K Bowe July 2022

Staff Governor

Appointed by staff

School Improvement

Chair Mrs S Morgan

Trustee

Thomas Richardson Fund

GB - 5/5 
Mrs A Pitcher   Executive Headteacher Both None

GB - 5/5

Miss S Morgan September 2025

Parent Gov 

Appointed by parents

School Improvement

Chair Mrs S Morgan

None GB - 4/5

If you wish to be involved in the great work that the governing body do then please speak to a member directly or contact Mrs L McDonald via 01900 812326 or Chair@crosscanonby.cumbria.sch.uk.