Composition of the Governing Board

  • 6 or more foundation governors
  • 1 staff governor
  • 1 parent governor
  • 1 additional governor
  • 1 headteacher place


Committees of the Governing Board 

  • Finance, Health & Safety & Premises committee
  • Staffing Committee
  • Monitoring Committee
  • Pupil Discipline Committee
  • Admissions Committee
  • Appeals & Complaints Committee


The Chair of Governors is Angela Nichols. The Vice Chair is Dave Bramley.  They are elected annually from amongst the Foundation Governors. Information correct as of 16 April 2024.

The Chair can be contacted via the school office or via

The Trust collects and publishes all diversity data related to Governors across the Trust (where provided). When available this will be published on the Trust website in the governance section –


 Category of Governor & Appointed byDate of AppointmentEnd of Term of OfficeDate stepped downAttendance at LGC meetingsRelevant Business & Pecuniary InterestsRoles/links to sub committees/
Full Name(if applicable)monitoring links
Dean JuricHeadteacher/Ex Officio01/09/201503-MarNone
David BramleyFoundation Governor Appointed by the Diocese01/05/201930/04/202703-MarWife is Chair of Governors at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Primary (feeder school)Vice Chair, Safeguarding, Staffing, Catholic Life & Mission, Personal Development, Whistleblowing
Angela NicholsFoundation Governor Appointed by the Diocese06/09/201722/09/202503-MarNoneChair, SEND, Curriculum
Carole WhiteFoundation Governor Appointed by the Diocese09/01/201619/11/202403-MarNoneCareers & WRL, Attendance,
Bede MurrayFoundation Governor Appointed by the Diocese23/10/202322/10/20270/0NoneAdmissions
Paul ChestertonFoundation Governor Appointed by the Diocese03/05/201925/01/202801-FebEmployed at Teeside UniversityAdmissions, P16, Training
Physiotherapy Chartable Trust Trustee
Sarah BurnsParent Governor Elected by parents23/01/201929/01/202702-MarMy company, Data2Action has a contract of services for BCCET & BWCET project work on behalf of the North East LEP, providing Data and Analytics for ONE Schools Vision programme.Departments & Raising Standards, Pastoral & LAC
Enterprise Advisor working with the North East LEP in support of St Wilfrid’s School and St Joseph’s school, part of BCCET
Marie Louise Giles- BrewsterStaff Governor11/12/202210/12/202602-FebNone
Elected by staff
Helen StokoeCo-opted Governor15/04/202414/04/20240/0None
Appointed by the Board
Governos who have left in the last 12 months (2022/23)
Elizabeth ClarkeStaff Governor11/12/2022
Elected by staff
Gregory MoorhouseFoundation Governor Appointed by the Diocese10/02/203
Patricia WitteFoundation Governor Appointed by the Diocese27/06/2023
Charlie SlaterAdditional Governor18/12/2023
Appointed by the Board


For current detail see BWCET Trust website ( )