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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
Mrs Fiona Wood Headteacher 01/09/2010 Governing Body N/A Headteacher
Vacancy Local Authority   Governing Body    
Mrs Hilary Lyall Co-opted 01/09/2013 Governing Body 4 years Chair, Finance, Pay and Staffing (Chair), Curriculum (Chair)
Mr Thomas Armes Co-opted 01/04/2015 Governing Body 4 years Finance, SFVS
Mrs Janice Sharp Co-opted 01/04/2015 Governing Body 4 years Safeguarding
Mrs Maria Walsh Co-opted 17/11/2017 Governing Body 4 years  
Vacancy Co-opted   Governing Body    
Miss Pauline Glenville Staff 01/09/2016 Staff 4 years Pupil Premium Co-ordinator, Finance
Mr Christopher Young Parent 17/06/2014 Parents 4 years Vice-chair, Finance (Chair), Pay and Staffing, Curriculum
Ms Kelly Griffith Parent 17/10/2017 Parents 4 years Curriculum
Mr 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
Mrs 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
Ms Pauline Glenville Staff 30/09/2008 Staff 7 years 31/07/2015
Miss 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




Curriculum Finance Pay and Staffing Schools Financial 
Value Standard
Mrs Fiona Wood Mrs Fiona Wood Mrs Fiona Wood Mrs Fiona Wood
Mrs Hilary Lyall Mrs Hilary Lyall Mrs Hilary Lyall Mr Thomas Armes
Mr David Hird Mr Chris Young Mr Chris Young Mrs Jean Rogers
Ms Pauline Glenville Mr Thomas Armes   Mr Chris Young


Register of Interests


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


 Attendance Register 2016/17


Name of Governor Scheduled Meetings Meetings Attended Apologies Accepted Absent
Mrs Fiona Wood 10 10 0 0
Mr Thomas Armes 6 6 0 0
Ms Pauline Glenville 4 4 0 0
Mrs Jacqueline Hughes 5 5 0 0
Ms Helen Thackray 7 7 0 0
Mrs Hilary Lyall 10 10 0 0
Ms Janice Sharp 4 4 0 0
Mr Christopher Young 7 3 4 0


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