Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Voluntary Academy

We are all unique yet we share the same heart

Governing Body at Our Lady of Sorrows 




Term of Office

Foundation Governor Chair

Rebecca Brookes


Vice Chair Parent Governor

Rachel Booth


Foundation Governor

Sean McLaughlin


Foundation Governor

Anne Marie Wilson


Foundation Governor

Martin Ryan



Lucy Saxton


Staff Governor

Claire Lister

Resigned 02/10/19

Staff Governor



Foundation Governor 

Wioleta Garbacik


Committee and Specific Responsibilities

Resources Committee -Dealing with Fiance,Building and staffing

Mrs R Booth (Chair), Vacant ,  Mrs L Saxton,Mr Ryan  and Mr S McLaughlin

Standards and Provisions Committee-looking at quality of teaching and learning 

 Mrs R Brookes (Chair) ,Mrs W  Garbacik,  Mrs L Saxton , and Mrs A M Wilson

Strategic Committee -whose Membership  (Chair of the Governing Body and the chairs of the other two committees)

Mrs R Brookes and Mrs R Booth.

Head Teacher Performance 

Mrs R Brookes , Mrs R Booth and Mr A Dewhurst (External Consultant).


Governors with Specific Responsibilities 

Safeguarding and Looked After Children- Mrs R Booth

SEN- Mrs  Rebecca Brookes

Numeracy-Mr M Ryan

English, Reading and RE-Mrs R Booth

EYFS- Mrs W Garbacik

Curriculum/Sports Premium - Mrs Brookes

Health and Safety-Mr M Ryan

Behaviour,Attendance and Pupil Premium-Mrs A M Wilson 

Annual Accounts and Documents

By law we are required to publish our annual audited accounts and reports, articles of association, memorandum of association and our funding agreement. You can view these below.


Hallam Schools Partnership Academy Trust Annual Accounts Report Year Ending 31/08/2018


Hallam Schools Partnership Academy Trust Annual Accounts Report Year Ending 31/08/2017


The Hallam Schools Partnership Trust Scheme of Delegation May 2017


Governing Body Minutes

Autumn Term Minutes 10/10/17

Spring  Term Minutes 23/01/18 

Spring Term 2 Minutes 06/02/18

Summer Term Minutes 10/07/18

Autumn Term Minutes 02/10/18

Spring Term Minutes 05/02/19

Summer Inspection Copy Minutes 21/05/19



Please click on Text to access the attendance information 

Attendance Sheet 2017-18


Governors Attendance 2019-20

Governors Calendar 2019/20