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


Chair of Governors

Miss A. Nichols
c/o St Robert of Newminster Catholic School & Sixth Form College,
Biddick Lane
Tyne and Wear
NE38 8AF

St Robert of Newminster Catholic School & Sixth Form College Academic Year 2023/2024

Local Governing Committee Membership & Register of Pecuniary and Other Interests

(attendance covering the 2022/23 academic year)

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 15th November 2023.

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 –


Academic Year 2023/2024

 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
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
Charlie SlaterAdditional Governor11/02/202210/02/202603-MarNoneFinance, Teaching & Learning
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 Diocese10/02/2023
Paul ChestertonFoundation Governor Appointed by the Diocese02/05/2023 Awaiting reappointment
Patricia WitteFoundation Governor Appointed by the Diocese27/06/2023


For current detail see BWCET Trust website ( )