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St Nicholas of Tolentine Catholic Primary School

Where charity and love are, God is there


The governing body in schools and colleges is made up of:

  • staff representatives
  • community governors, including parents
  • foundation governors (representatives from church/diocese)
  • other local sponsors, e.g. businesses


Governing bodies make their decisions based on the advice of their sub-committees. Governing bodies in schools and colleges are accountable for:

  • the use of public funds
  • the quality of education provided
  • the wider contribution to the community


School governor duties will include:

  • setting the strategic direction, policies and objectives
  • approving the budget
  • reviewing progress against the budget and objectives
  • challenging and supporting senior staff
  • playing a part in appointing staff

Chair of Governors

Frank Toner


Vice Chair

Colleen Collett


Foundation Governors

Marian Curran

Graham Colls

Christophe Fricker

Vicente Jr. Reyes


Principal (Article 46) and Accounting Officer

Rachael James


Article 51

Katharine Butters


Parent Governor

Edwina Ogu-Mgbeoduru


Staff Governor

Natalie Barker


Clerk to the Governors: Karen Roskilly


To contact the governors please send an email to, or write to Frank Toner C/O St Nicholas of Tolentine RC Primary School, Pennywell Road, Bristol BS5 0TJ

St Nicholas Governor Structure 2021-2022

St Nicholas Members Declaration 2020/2021