St Hugh of Lincoln Catholic Primary School is founded by the Catholic Church. The Governing Board, working under the authority of the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton and within the Xavier Catholic Education Trust Scheme of Delegation, is responsible for overseeing all of the activities of the school.

The Full Governing Board comprises:

  • Headteacher;
  • 7 Foundation governors (appointed by the Diocesan Bishop);
  • 2 Staff governor;
  • 2 Parent governors.
NameStatusResponsibilities / Committee membershipsStart of officeEnd of office
Mr Mike O'DonovanFoundationChair of Governors, Governor developmentSeptember 2014September 2022
Mrs Margaret-Claire EmbletonFoundationVice Chair of Governors, FinanceJuly 2015
Second Term
January 2020
July 2019

January 2024
Mr Andrew DaveyParentDataJuly 2019July 2023
Mrs Emma Jane KellyStaffJune 2019June 2023
Fr Gerard HattonFoundationMay 2019May 2023
Mrs Kerry MurphieParentMay 2019May 2023
Mrs Deborah HarperHeadteacherSeptember 2019ex-officio
Mr Camillus IheanachoFoundationHealth and SafetyNovember 2019November 2023
Mr Stuart LinnellFoundationJanuary 2020January 2024
Ms Dawn WesolekFoundationResourcesDecember 2016September 2017
Mrs Joanne LostyFoundationAdmissionsMay 2014May 2018
Mrs Jacquie SmyrkFoundationResources
Children and Learning
February 2017July 2018
Miss Tina BakerStaffChildren and LearningSeptember 2016August 2018
Fr Alexander Lucie-SmithFoundationChildren and LearningOctober 2012September 2018
Mr Stephen CraneParentJanuary 2015January 2019
Mrs Julia WillsFoundationSeptember 2013February 2019
Miss Heather LibbyStaffSeptember 2018February 2019
Mr Michael GeorgeHeadteacherSeptember 2012July 2019
Mr Frank SpoonerFoundationHealth and SafetyMay 2018September 2020

The register of governors’ interests is here.

Click on the links for tables showing attendance at governors’ meetings in 2019-2020, 2018-20192017-20182016-2017 and 2015-2016.