Meet the Governors


Our Governors currently have no business and pecuniary interests to declare. There are no relationships between any governors and any other governors or members of staff.

Membership of Committes

Governor Responsibilities

Previous Governors


NameGovernor TypeAppointed ByTerm From Term ToRolesDeclaration of Business InterestsInvolvement with other Schools in terms of Governance
Mrs Zena BriggsStaff governorStaff of St Monica's16th Oct 202315th Oct 2027Curriculum CommitteeNoneNone
Mark HollidayLocal Authority GovernorLocal Authority29 Feb 202028 Feb 2024Finance PP Committee
Pay Review Committee
School Improvement / H&S
Mr Michael ManleyFoundation governorDiocese of Northampton28 Feb 202227 Feb 2026Chair of Governors
Data Protection
Health and Safety Governor
Children Looked After
Curriculum Committee
Finance and PP Committee
NoneChair of Stephenson Trust
Chair of Governors, Stephenson Academy.
Sister Monica MatthewsFoundation governorDiocese of Northampton09 Dec 20228 Dec 2026RE
Chaplaincy Committee
NoneGovernor of Priory School, Edgbaston, Birmingham
Governor of Thornton College, Buckinghamshire
Mrs Maureen OkwaraFoundation governorDiocese of Northampton01 Sep 202031 Aug 2024Numeracy Governor
Curriculum Committee
Rahul PatelAssociate MemberAssociate Member01 Sep 202031 Aug 2024Finance PP CommitteeNoneNone
Natalie ShanahanAssociate MemberDiocese of Northampton01 Sep 2023 31 Aug 2027Finance PP Committee
Curriculum Committee
Chaplaincy Committee
Mother is employed at St Monica's.None
Mrs Siobhan SmithFoundation governorParents of St Monica's01 Sep 202031 Aug 2024Vice Chair
Curriculum Committee
Development Governor
Literacy Governor
Headteacher’s Performance Mgmt Committee
Linda OnifadeParent GovernorDiocese of Northampton10 March 2020 9 March 2024Finance PP Committee
Science/Computing Governor
Jennie NichollsAssociate MemberAssociate Member01 Sep 202331 Aug 2027Chaplaincy Committee
Curriculum Committee
Finance PP Committee
Mother is employed at St Monica's.None
Stephen PateyParent GovernorDiocese of Northampton16 Oct 202315 Oct 2027Art, Design & Technology Governor
Curriculum Committee
Lukasz SwiebodzinskiFoundation governorDiocese of Northampton09 Oct 202308 Oct 2027Mental Health and Wellbeing governorNoneNone
Kathleen BegenFoundation GovernorDiocese of Northampton12 Jul 202211 Jul 2026Finance PP Committee
Humanities/MFL & Music
ChairMichael Manley
Vice ChairSiobhan Smith
ClerkMilton Keynes Council
Art, Design & Technology GovernorStephen Patey
Children Looked AfterMichael Manley
Data ProtectionMichael Manley
Development GovernorSiobhan Smith
EYFSMark Holliday
Gifted & Talented
Health & Safety GovernorMichael Manley
Humanities, MFL & Music GovernorKathleen Begen
Literacy GovernorSiobhan Smith
Mental Health & WellbeingLukasz Swiebodzinski
Numeracy GovernorMaureen Okwara
PPGMichael Manley
REMonica Matthews
SafeguardingMichael Manley
School Improvement / H&SMark Holliday
Science & Computing GovernorLinda Onifade
SENDMichael Manley
Governor name or
vacant post details
CategoryAppointed From ~ UntilAppointed ByPosition(s)
Ms Kathryn Foster Staff governor20/11/2018 - 19/11/2022Staff of St Monica'sCurriculum Committee
Miss Jennie Collins Staff Governor16/11/2017 ~ 20/07/2018Staff of St Monica'sMental Health & Wellbeing
Mrs Joanne NolanAssociate Member23 Jun 2017 - 1 Oct 2022Diocese of NorthamptonSEN/Pupil Premium Governor
Chaplaincy Committee
Robert O'MalleyHeadteacher1st July 2022 - 1st July 2024Diocese of NorthamptonHeadteacher
Finance PP Committee
Curriculum Committee
Chaplaincy Committee
Mrs Anthea CosstickStaff Governor1st June 2022 - 1st June 2024Staff of St Monica'sCurriculum Committee
Mrs Ese Emo-AgegeParent governor1st June 2022Diocese of NorthamptonCurriculum Committee
Mental Health and Wellbeing/PE Governor