Would you like to be a School Parent Governor?

Would you like to be a School Parent Governor?

Are you:

  • A practising Catholic?
  • Interested in the education of young people?
  • Passionate about Catholic education and its vital role in advancing the mission of the Church?
  • Prepared to work as part of a team responsible for the strategic direction of St Peter’s RC High School

Nominees would not be expected to have a direct knowledge of current education law, of School organisation or Governance but should be willing to learn and dedicate reasonable time to their responsibilities.

They would be expected to have a genuine commitment to the educational, personal and spiritual development of young people and in particular to the wellbeing of the school community as a whole.

Appropriate training opportunities will be made available.

Appointments are made for a four-year term of office. You can resign at any time. If your child leaves the school you can continue as a Governor until the end of your term of office.


According to our last Ofsted Report, we are a good school, with many outstanding features and have since then thrived to make our teaching an outstanding experience for our pupils:-

 In February 2017 Ofsted told us that we are a committed and enthusiastic team and that our pupils appreciate the culture of high aspiration. They said the school had:

established an ethos in which every pupil is valued and respected and thrive in the orderly and purposeful learning environment


Staff are overwhelmingly positive in support of the school. This school continues to be good - Ofsted 2017


St Peter’s vision and commitment of the Governors and staff in creating the climate for every pupil to excel is outstanding - Diocese of Salford 2015


If you wish to stand as a candidate for this interesting and challenging position, please complete this form in a sealed envelope to the school office (marked “Parent Governor Nomination Form”) to arrive no later than 3.30pm on Friday the 21st September 2018.

Parent Governor Application Form