'I can do all things with the help of God who strengthens me.' Philippians (4:13)

School Governors - General Information

The Governing Body has overall responsibility for the School and information about the ways in which the Governors discharge this responsibility is given in the School Profile.

Hopefully, you will find here all the information you need but if not, please do not hesitate to e-mail, telephone (023 9282 3766) or call in to the School.

The Governors are proud of the way in which the School consistently achieves excellent examination results and commendable Ofsted Reports. Both the staff and the Governors are deeply committed to the School and its pupils. The whole School community endeavour to create a warm, caring environment in which all can feel secure, have a sense of purpose and foster a commitment to genuine Christian values. We firmly believe that each individual is of equal value and we strive to ensure that each pupil achieves his or her full potential.  Governors are appointed by the Diocese.

Governor Attendance

Please click on the links below to view the Governors' Attendance during the relevant academic year.

Governors' Attendance 2018-2019

Governors' Attendance 2019-2020

Governors' Attendance 2020-2021

Governors' Attendance 2021-2022

Governors' Attendance 2022-2023

St Edmund's Catholic School:

Is totally committed to Gospel values and the education of "the whole person".

Has a good working atmosphere within a well-ordered school.

Has a well-established and sensitive pastoral care system.

Expects high standards in dress, behaviour and courtesy.

Possesses the latest technology, which is used to support learning activities.

Has a range of out-of-school activities.

Includes Homework as an integral part of each pupil's academic programme.

Has an active Parents, Teachers and Friends Association.

Holds regular parent consultation evenings.

Membership of the Governing Body


Mr D Knight MBE (Chair of Governors)

Mr C Ikeatuegwu

Mrs S Carvalho

Fr Paul Nwune

Mr J Hoare

Mr C Whitfield



Mrs H Clarke



Dr M Whitworth



Mrs O Adeojo

Mrs S Venables (Vice-Chair of Governors)



Mr S Graham (Headteacher)

Mr I White (IT Network Manager)



Ms L Henderson

To find out more about each Governor please click here to view their Profiles.


The Governors may be contacted by writing to the Chair at the school address:

Chair of Governors
c/o St Edmund's Catholic School
Arundel Street

The Clerk of Governors can also be contacted by writing to the above school address.

Governor Committees


Admissions Finance & Personnel Policy, Assessment & Standards

Mr D Knight MBE (Chair)

Mr S Graham

Mrs S Venables

Dr M Whitworth


Mr C Whitfield (Chair)

Mr S Graham

Mrs C Carvalho

Mr J Hoare

Mr C Ikeatuegwu

Mr D Knight MBE

Mr J Cooper (School Business Manager)

Mr I White

Mrs S Venables (Chair)

Mrs O Adeojo

Mrs H Clarke

Mr S Graham

Fr Nishan Edward

Dr M Whitworth



Declaration of Interests

There are no Governors with any Declaration of Interests relating to Governors or members of staff.

Useful Information

 DPO 4 - Governors GDPR Compliance Statement.pdfDownload
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