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Welcome to our Governors’ section 

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

The governing body of Netherton Moss Primary School plays a crucial role in the life and work of our school.  Governors make decisions about many aspects of the school, including the curriculum, staffing and finance.


The governing body consists of members of staff and parents, as well as representatives from Sefton Education Authority and the local community.


Netherton Moss Primary Governing Body 2017/18


Headteacher: Mrs F Wood

Chairperson: Mrs H Lyall         Vice-Chairperson: Mr C Young

Clerk to the Governors: Mrs J Rogers

Name  Category Date Appointed Appointed by Term of Office Roles and Committees
Fiona Wood Headteacher 01/09/2010 Governing Body N/A Headteacher
Vacancy   Local Authority   Governing Body    
Hilary Lyall Co-opted 01/09/2013 Governing Body 4 years  Chair, Finance, Pay and Staffing (Chair), Curriculum (Chair)
Thomas Armes Co-opted 01/04/2015 Governing Body 4 years Finance, SFVS
Janice Sharp Co-opted 01/04/2015 Governing Body 4 years Safeguarding
Maria Walsh Co-opted 17/11/2017 Governing Body 4 years  
Vacancy Co-opted   Governing Body    
Pauline Glenville Staff 01/09/2016 Staff 4 years Pupil Premium Co-ordinator, Finance
Christopher Young Parent 17/06/2014 Parents 4 years Vice-chair, Finance (Chair), Pay and Staffing, Curriculum
Kelly Griffith Parent 17/10/2017 Parents 4 years Curriculum
Ian Jones Parent 01/03/2018 Parents 4 years  
Vacancy Parent   Parents    

Former Governors since 2014

Name Category Date Appointed Appointed by Term of Office Stood Down
Jayne Jones Parent 01/01/2010 Parents 5 years 31/07/2015
Cllr Mark Dowd Local Authority 08/09/2011 Local Authority 4 years 31/07/2015
Pauline Glenville Staff 30/09/2008 Staff 7 years 31/07/2015
Nicola Bradley Parent 01/12/2015 Parents 3 months 01/03/2016
Tony Hird Co-opted 01/09/2000 Governing Body 15 years 30/03/2016
Steve Devine Parent 01/01/2010 Parents 6 years 31/07/2016
Jackie Hughes Parent 01/06/2015 Parents 2 years 31/05/2017
Helen Thackray Local Authority 01/09/2016 Governing Body 1 year 06/09/2017






Pay and Staffing


Schools Financial 
Value Standard
Fiona Wood Fiona Wood Fiona Wood Fiona Wood
Hilary Lyall Hilary Lyall Hilary Lyall Thomas Armes
David Hird Chris Young Chris Young Jean Rogers
Pauline Glenville Thomas Armes   Chris Young


Register of Interests

Name of Governor                                Declared Interest
Hilary Lyall Co-ordinator of School Direct programme for Horizon
Maria Walsh Relative of a member of staff


 Attendance Register 2016/17

Name of Governor Scheduled Meetings Meetings Attended Apologies Accepted



Fiona Wood 10 10 0 0
Thomas Armes 6 6 0 0
Pauline Glenville    4 4 0 0
Jacqueline Hughes 5 5 0 0
Helen Thackray 7 7 0 0
Hilary Lyall 10 10 0 0
Janice Sharp 4 4 0 0
Christopher Young 7 3 4 0

Netherton Moss thanks all the governors for the time they dedicate to the school.