The Governing Body of The Academy of St Francis of Assisi is committed to ensuring that every student achieves their full potential.

The Governing Body can be contacted via the Clerk to Governors, Mrs Catherine McGoohan, at ASFA Gardners Drive, Liverpool, L6 7UR.

Mr M Elliot is the Chair of the Trust Board he is contactable via Nadia Wozny, Executive Officer to the Trust, at 51 Horrocks Avenue, Liverpool, L19 5NY and on 0151 235 2450.

Board of Governors: Name Date of Appointment End of Term
Nominated by Bishop of Liverpool Daniel Rogers September 2019 August 2023
Nominated by Archbishop of Liverpool Emily Ridgway January 2021 January2025
Nominated by Archbishop of Liverpool – Chair Sharyn Duffey December 2016 2020
Head of School Kevin Maddocks September 2019 Ongoing
Staff Governor Gareth Jones December 2016  2020
Governor Parent Representative Julie Scott October 2016 2020
Governor Parent Representative Margaret Crookes November 2018 2021

Roles & Responsibilities

Name of Link Governor Area of Responsibility Name of Link in School
Emily Ridgway Safeguarding Colette Singleton/Kevin Maddocks
Julie Scott SEN Laura Riley/Sue Warrior
Margaret Crookes Behaviour & Attendance Colette Singleton
Gareth Jones Pupil Premium/Catch Up Charles O’Docherty

Staff Governor – Mr G Jones 


Local Governing Body Local Governing Body Meeting Local Governing Body Full Governing Body Meeting
Governor Governor Type 24 Sep 2020 19 Nov 2020 21 Jan 2021 04 Mar 2021
Margaret Crookes Parent Governor Y Y Y Y
Mrs Sharyn Duffey Community Governor (Chair) Y Y Y Y
Mr Gareth Jones Staff Governor Y Y Y Y
Mr Kevin Maddocks Head of School Y Y Y Y
Mrs Emily Ridgway Foundation Governor Y Y
Mr Daniel Rogers Foundation Governor Y Y Y Y
Miss Julie Scott Parent Governor Y Y Y N
Miss Nadia Wozny Clerk Y Y Y Y

Register of Governor’s Interests

Click HERE for the register of govenor’s interests

Terms of Reference

Local Governing Body

Additional Documents

Our Academy is a part of the All Saints Multi Academy Trust you can find governance information about the Trust HERE