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The De La Salle Academy

The De La Salle Academy

The De La Salle Academy

Inspiring People;
Breaking Boundaries

Our Governors

The De La Salle Academy is privileged to have on its governing board people with extensive experience, including education, law, finance, community entrepreneurs, parents and staff. The present chair is a National Leader of Governance. The Clerk to the Governors is Ms L. Nicholson.

The full board meets seven times per year to discuss the full range of business. The following committees report to the full board:

  • Finance, risk, audit and premises

All governors link with day to aspects of school life, either with a specific subject or academy wide responsibility.

Name Category Responsibility Member/Governor of other Educational Establishments Pecuniary Interest Appointed

Mrs J. Owens


De La Salle Chair, 





Edsential (Chair)

Castleway Primary School (Chair) 

The Observatory School (Chair)

Oak Trees MAT (Chair)

NLG National College

Consultant at the Key

Member of Weaver Trust

Board Advisor for NASEN

Owner/Director Purple Governance


As list 14/05/2018
Cllr A. Lavelle  De La Salle

Vice Chair

Pupil Premium



Croxteth Primary School As list 03/10/2016
Mr D. McCormick De La Salle Baccalaureate No As list 20/05/2019
Mr A. Rannard De La Salle tbc

De La Salle School

Career Connect 

As list 14/02/2020
Mr G. Proctor MBE Local Authority Foundation No As list 20/04/2016

Ms C. O'Leary

Archdiocese English

St John Bosco

Diocesan Schools Officer, Liverpool

As list 01/02/2019

Ms S. Duffey

Archdiocese Attendance

St Francis of Assissi Primary School 

Academy St Gregory Catholic Primary School

As list 20/05/2019
Mrs P. Cleworth Parent Safeguarding No As list 07/10/2020
Mrs E. Jones Parent tbc No As list 07/10/2020
Mr M. Elliott Co-pted Finance

Overchurch Infant School

Member of LDST

Director of Liverpool joint Catholic & CoE Academies Trust

Director of All saints Centre for Mission and Ministry

As list 01/04/2019

Miss A. Freeman

Principal N/a


As list



Governors Contact Information

Chair of Governors
C/O The De La Salle Academy
Carr Lane East
L11 4SG