Governors work closely with headteachers, school staff and representatives from the local authority (LA).
Statutory Guidance for Governing Bodies
Bullion Lane Primary School adhere to the statutory guidance from the Department of Education. This means that governing bodies must have regard to it when carrying out duties relating to the constitution of governing bodies in maintained schools. For further information about our Governors, please view or download the documents below.
How To Become A School Governor
If you require further information on the roles and responsibilities of School Governors or you are interested in becoming one, visit the Durham County Council website School Governor section.
Governor Committee Structure
For further information about our governors please click on the name below:
|Mr J Bailey - Chair||Co-opted Governor||17/10/2020||Finance/Personnel (Chair)|
First/Pay Review (Chair)
|Mr J Wilkinson - Vice Chair||Parent Governor||12/07/2019||Finance/Personnel,|
|Mrs K Nichol||LA Governor||30/9/2020||Curriculum (Chair)|
|Mrs E Dean||Co-opted Governor||17/06/2019||Finance/Personnel|
|Mrs K Smith||Co-opted Governor||25/09/2019||Finance/Personnel,|
|Performing Arts, PSHE|
|Mrs J Stephenson||Co-opted Governor||31/08/2019||Standards (Chair)|
|SEN, Safeguarding, LAC|
|Mrs C Clifford||Parent Governor||27/04/2018||Curriculum|
|Miss S Barningham - Head Teacher||Staff Governor||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Mrs D Walton||Staff Governor||11/10/2019||Finance/Personnel||N/A|
|Mrs M Lloyd - Deputy Head Teacher||Co-opted Governor||07/02/2019||Finance/Personnel,|
|Miss J Trewick||Co-opted Governor||30/09/2019||Curriculum||P.E.|
|Miss E Alderson||Parent Governor||17/10/2020||Curriculum||R.E.|
|Mrs K Ferguson||Associate Governor||N/A||Curriculum||N/A|
Record of Governor Attendance 2016–2017
Schools are now required to display a record of Governor attendance at meetings for each school academic year.
You can also view previous years attendance on our website.
✓ – Attended meeting
A/A – Apologies sent and accepted by meeting
N – Did not attend
X – Not a member of the committee
|Mr J Bailey - Chair||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Mr J Wilkinson - Vice Chair||✓||A/A||✓||✓|
|Mrs K Nichol||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Mrs E Dean||✓||A/A||✓||✓|
|Mrs K Smith||✓||N||✓||✓|
|Mrs J Stephenson||✓||A/A||✓||✓|
|Mrs C Clifford||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Miss S Barningham - Head Teacher||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Mrs D Walton||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Mrs M Lloyd - Deputy Head Teacher||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Miss J Trewick||✓||N||N||X|
|Miss E Alderson||A/A||✓||N||X|
|Mrs K Ferguson||✓||✓||A/A||✓|
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