Governors work closely with headteachers, school staff and representatives from the local authority (LA).
Governor Committee Structure
For further information about our governors please click on the name below:
|Mrs J Stephenson||Chair of Governors||30/3/2024||Curriculum/Finance/Standards/Personnel||SEN, Safeguarding, Pupil Premium|
|Mrs K Nichol||LA Governor|
Acting Vice Chair
|Mrs E Dean||Co-opted Governor||17/06/2023||Finance/Personnel|
|Mrs K Smith||Co-opted Governor||25/09/2023||Finance/Personnel,|
|Performing Arts, PSHE|
|Mrs C Clifford||Co-opted Governor||11/06/2022||Curriculum|
|Miss S Barningham - Head Teacher||Staff Governor||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Mrs D Walton||Staff Governor||11/10/2023||Finance/Personnel||N/A|
|Mrs M Lloyd - Deputy Head Teacher||Co-opted Governor||07/02/2024||Finance/Personnel,|
|Mrs K Ferguson||Associate Governor||N/A||Curriculum||N/A|
|Mrs J Brain||Parent Governor||10/03/2023||Curriculum|
|Mrs C Younger||Parent Governor||16.06.25||Appeals||TBA|
|Mrs M Robson||Co-Opted Governor||16.10.25||Appeals||TBA|
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.
Schools are required to display a record of Governor attendance at meetings for each school academic year.
✓ – Attended meeting
A/A – Apologies sent and accepted by meeting
N – Did not attend
X – Not a member of the committee
Record of Attendance 2020-2021
|Mrs J Stephenson - Chair||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Mrs K Nichol||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Mrs E Dean||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Mrs K Smith||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Mrs J Stephenson - Vice Chair||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Mrs C Clifford||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Miss S Barningham - Head Teacher||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Mrs D Walton||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Mrs M Lloyd - Deputy Head Teacher||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Mrs K Ferguson||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Mr S Grundy||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Mrs J Brain||✓||✓||✓||✓|
You can also view previous years attendance on our website.
Committee Terms of Reference
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