St Columba C.of E.

Primary School

Changing Lives, Building Futures

Meet the Governors

The Local Governing Body of St Columba C. of E. Primary School


The governance structure of the Trust is set out in DCAT’s Scheme of Delegation. The Core Executive is used for schools in the Trust that are in Ofsted category inadequate or where the Trust deems it necessary to implement a Core Executive Group (CEG). St Columba joined the Trust on January 2019 and The Core Executive started on 26th November 2019 in preparation for rapid improvement.


Mark Talbot, Chief Executive Officer of DCAT, chairs the Core Executive Group, which currently meets fortnightly at the school.


The terms of reference and the membership details are below.  Should you wish to contact the governors please email


For information regarding the Scheme of Delegation and Trust Board of DCAT please visit