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Meet the Governors


The Governing Body is responsible for the strategic development of the School. It is a corporate body made up of:

Foundation Governors - who are appointed by the Archbishop

Staff Governors – Headteacher and

                          – Staff Governor elected by staff

Parent Governors – who are elected by parents of children in the school

Local Authority Governor – appointed by the LB Ealing


If you wish to contact the Chair of Governors (Mrs Gill Wickham) you can hand in a letter for her attention at the School Office: St Anselm's Catholic Primary School, Church Avenue, Southall, UB2 4BH.


Clerk to the Governing Body

Mrs Bernadette Ryder


Foundation Governors

Mrs Gill Wickham - Chair of Governors

Sr Pat Armato - Vice Chair of Governors (responsible for Child Protection, Safeguarding & LAC)

Mrs Maire Griffin

Mr Cajetan Menezes

Fr Gerard Mitchell SJ


Staff Governors

Mrs Ruth Sykes – Headteacher

Mrs Dawn Whitehouse - Teacher, EYFS & KS1 Leader


Parent Governors

Mrs Nadejda Bordos

Mrs Chriselda Harding


LA Governor

Dr Patricia Walker


Associate Members

Appointed by the Governing Body to attend committee meetings and / or full Governing Body meetings due to their particular skills or experience. Associate members do not have full voting rights.


Deacon Tito Pereira - Deputy Headteacher

Mrs Susie Debono - School Business Manager

Mrs Christine Croker - Senior Administration Officer

Mr James Crewe - Site Manager


GB Membership, Roles & Responsibilities 2018-19

Governor Award


Congratulations to one of our Governors, Maire Griffin, who received a Diocesan Award at Westminster following a Mass at the Cathedral for her long service to Catholic Education - 45 years in total including 25 years of service as a Governor of St Anselm's School.





School Improvement Days

School Improvement Days 1
School Improvement Days 2
School Improvement Days 3