Our Team

Our team

Our Governors

The Board of Governors of Christian Fellowship School makes decisions that are in the best interests of the children. It is responsible for the conduct of the school and aims to promote high standards of educational achievement. Governors bring their own gifting, knowledge and skills to the role, contributing to the growth and development of the school and seeing tangible improvements in the attainment and wellbeing of the children. Contact chair.governors@cfschool.org.uk

The Board of Governors is the school’s accountable body and as such it:

  • provides a strategic direction of the school by establishing a vision and setting the purpose and aims of the school within an agreed policy framework 
  • appoints and appraises the Headteacher and Principal, and agrees the school’s improvement plan 
  • monitors and evaluates the work of the school by reviewing the performance of the Headteacher, the effectiveness of the policy framework, progress towards targets, and the effectiveness of the school improvement strategy 
  • signs off the self-evaluation process and responds to inspection reports as necessary 
  • provides operational leadership support.

 

In addition, it holds the Headteacher and Principal to account for the performance of the school and ensures that parents are fully involved, consulted and informed as appropriate through the Parent Collaborative. In order to achieve this, Governors gain knowledge of how the school operates through training, by attending meetings, visiting the school during the school day, and by building relationships through the Parent Collaborative.

 

Governors work together as a team under the leadership of the Chair of the Governing Body, each having a unique role.

 

As the school is a Charitable Trust, there is a Limited Company that is ultimately responsible for the charity as the Proprietor. Each of the Governors are Directors of the Limited Company, some as Executive Directors and Trustees, and some as non-Executive Directors only.

 

The Headteacher and Principal act as a Governors in an "ex officio" capacity. This means that they sits on the governing body without election through their roles in the school.

Our Governors team

Graham Sharples

Mr. Will Sopwith

Chair - appointed by Trustees June 2020

Mark Lewis

Mr. Mark Lewis

Infrastructure - appointed by Directors June 2020

Matt Edmundson

Mr. Matt Edmundson

Finance - appointed by Directors October 2014

Peter Moffat

Mr. Peter Moffat

Education & ALPS & Safeguarding - appointed by Directors July 2014

Jenny Oliver

Mrs. Jenny Oliver

Parent Collaborative & Safeguarding - appointed by Directors July 2014

Abraham Waigi

Mr. Abraham Waigi

Communication - appointed by Directors June 2020

Richard Worsley

Mr. W Richard Worsley

Head Teacher - appointed by Directors September 2015

Paula Virr

Mrs. Paula Virr

Curriculum - appointed by Directors 3 April 2017

Ester Redondo Smith

Mrs. Ester Redondo Smith

Parent Collaborative - appointed by Directors June 2020

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CFS is led by a dedicated team of educators, sharing our collective vision to nurture, equip and disciple our children to their full potential.

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Liverpool Christian Fellowship School, Overbuy St, Liverpool, L7 3HL

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