Merton Bank Primary School

'Never less than our best'

Merton Bank Primary School, Roper Street, St Helens, Merseyside, WA9 1EJ



Chair of Governors

Cllr Sue Murphy MBE – Curriculum

c/o Merton Bank Primary School, Roper Street, St Helens, WA9 1EJ

Vice Chair of Governors

Local Authority Governor

Mrs S. Platt – Safeguarding & Attendance



Mrs R. King


Co-opted Governors

Mr P. Leadbeater – SEND

Mr P. Winstanley

Mrs G. Winstanley

Staff Governor

Mr N. Bullough

Parent Governors

Mrs D. Callaghan – Curriculum

Mrs J. Friar - Maths

Associate Governors

Miss S. Cookson – Governor’s Forum Representative

Mrs K. Weatherby



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Complaints Committee

Mrs S Platt

Mr P Whittaker 

Mr P Leadbeater

Pupil Discipline Committee

Mr P Leadbeater

Mrs G Whittaker

Mrs S Platt

Head Teacher Recruitment Committee

Mr P Whittaker

Mrs S Platt

Cllr S Murphy MBE

Mrs D Callaghan


Salaries Appeal Committee

This will involve any governor who is not involved in the initial decisions made.

Pay and Performance Committee

Mr P Leadbeater

Cllr S Murphy MBE

Cllr L Clarke

Mrs D Callaghan

Head Teacher Performance Review Panel

Mrs D Callaghan

Cllr S Murphy MBE

Mrs S Platt