Our Governing Body

Governors work closely with headteachers, school staff and representatives from the local authority (LA).

Governing Body Committee Structure

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Statutory Guidance for Governing Bodies

St Godric’s Catholic 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 please view or download the full document below.

The Constitution of Governing Bodies of Maintained Schools (2017)

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 Attendance

Schools are required to display a record of Governor’s 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

Governor Attendance 2022 – 2023

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Mr Mark Stephenson
Mr Michael McNally
Fr Colm Hayden
Mrs E Bridon
Mrs Deirdre Horsburgh
Mrs Gillian Tweddle
Mrs Julie Wilmore
Mr John Thompson
Mrs Dominica Moran
Mrs Georgina Van Winghem
Mrs Sarah Walton (obs)

Archived Attendance 

You can view our archived attendance on our website.

Governor Visits

Governors make regular visits to the school, both formally and informally. A record of the visit, completed by the Governor, is kept by the Head Teacher.

St Godric’s Governor Visit Proforma.doc

Committee Terms of Reference

Terms of Reference