Governing Body

The school is founded by and is part of the Catholic Church. It is conducted as a Catholic School in accordance with Latin Rite Canon Law and the teachings of the Catholic Church, and in accordance with the Trust Deed of the Archdiocese of Birmingham and in particular:

i.        Religious education is to be in accordance with the teachings, doctrines, discipline, general and particular norms of the Catholic Church.

ii.       Religious worship is to be in accordance with the rites, practices, discipline and liturgical norms of the Catholic Church.

iii.      At all times the school is to serve as a witness to the Catholic Faith in Our Lord Jesus Christ.


The Governing Body of St Mary the Mount Catholic Primary School will endeavour to operate at a strategic level, leaving the school’s senior leadership responsible and accountable for the operational day-to-day running of the school. The Governing Body’s overarching duty is the preservation and development of the Catholic character of the school. Its core strategic functions, as a Governing board, therefore, are in the following:

The governing body consists of 12 persons plus two associate Governors:


 a. 7 foundation governors;

 b. 2 parent governors;

c.  1 LA governor;

d.  1 staff governor

e.  1 Headteacher 

f.   2 Associate Governors


Total number of governors:  14

Mrs. C.A. Amos, the Head Teacher, is a Governor. 

The following gives details of the Governing Body other than the Head Teacher

Foundation Governors - Appointed by the Diocesan Schools Commission

L.A. Governor - Appointed by Walsall Education Committee

Parent Governors - Elected by Parents of St. Mary’s School

Staff Governor - Elected by Staff of St. Mary’s School

Associate Governor

Chair Of Governors:                          

c/o St Mary’s the Mount Catholic Primary School

Jesson Road



Vice-Chair of Governors:                  

The Clerk to the Governors:                   

Governing Body Structure and Committees.

Outlined below is the Governing Body structures for the Committees also identifying the Chair for each Committee and the voting rights for Associated Governors.

The Governors work hard, holding regular committee meetings (at least one per term).  These meetings are then reported back termly to the Full Governing Body Meetings.

The basic committees are as follows (other committees are called as required):

Governing Body Meetings 2023-2024

Monday 9th October 2023

Monday 5th February 2024

Monday 20th May 2024

Governing Body Diversity Data

The governing body at St Mary Mount have opted out of the sharing of their personal information.

Governing Body Meeting Minutes

Minutes from Governors meetings can be requested from the school office if desired.