Humphrey Close, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, DL5 4EX

01325 300 230

woodhamburn@durhamlearning.net

Our Governing Body

The Governing Body plays a major part in the decision making and budget monitoring of the school. Groups of Governors meet as working parties to discuss particular issues of Finance, Building and Resources, Personnel, Pupil Discipline and Curriculum. These committees report to the termly full Governors Meeting when issues of local and national interest are discussed, and when decisions concerning management of the school are taken Governors are also involved in training related to all aspects of school management and curriculum.

 

Committee Structure

Name

Representing

Committee

Term of Office

Register of Interests

Relationship to Staff

Mr Jason Steward

Chair

Community

Aspects Appeals

28/1/19

Air Ambulance pilot

Married to Mrs J Steward, cleaner

Mrs Samantha Franklin

Community

Curriculum
Finance

12/3/21

 

none

Mrs Cheryl Viswanathan

Community 

Pay Review/First

31/8/19

A and E nurse
Darlington Memorial

none

Mrs Tracy Roberts

Community

Finance
Aspects
Appeals

19/1/18

 

none

Mr W Richardson

Community

Finance

23/5/20

MD Revolution Care

none

Rev Mike Dixon

Local Authority

Aspects
Appeals

12/9/21

 

none

Mr Matthew Forster

Elected Parents

Curriculum
Finance
Pay Review/First

24/3/19

Premises Manager, Woodham Burn

member of staff

Mrs Susan Mills

Vice Chair

Elected Parents

Finance
Appeals

13/11/20

 

none

Ms Kim Hannant

Elected Parents

Curriculum Aspects

Pay Review/First

13/11/20

 

none

Mrs Riannon Edwards

Head teacher

 

Finance

 

 

none

Mrs Karen Robinson

Staff

Curriculum
Aspects

28/1/19

 

none

Clerk to Governors

Sheila Gibbons

 

 

 

 

none

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. If you wish to become School Governor, please complete our School Governor Nomination form found under Downloadable Forms in the School Office section of our website, and return the completed form to the School Office.

Statutory Guidance for Governing Bodies

Woodham Burn Community Primary adhere to the statutory guidance from the Department for 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.

Name
 The Constitution of Governing Bodies of Maintained Schools (2017).pdfDownload
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Record of Governor’s Attendance

Schools are now required to display a record of Governor’s attendance at meetings for each school academic year.

Archived Attendance

You can also view previous years attendance on our website.

KEY

Attended meeting

A/A

Apologies sent and accepted by meeting

N

Did not attend

X

Not a member of the committee

Record of Attendance 2017/2018

Name

Full Meeting 

20th September 2017

Full Meeting

2nd November 2017

Full Meeting

6th December 2017

Full Meeting

January 2018

Mr J Steward

attended

attended

attended

attended

Mrs S. Franklin

A/A

attended

attended

apologies (accepted)

Mrs C Viswanathan

attended

apologies (accepted)

attended

apologies (accepted)

Mrs T Roberts

attended

attended

attended

attended

Mr W Richardson

attended

apologies (accepted)

attended

attended

Rev M Dixon

A/A

attended

apologies (accepted)

attended

Mr M Forster

attended

attended

attended

attended

Mrs S Mills

attended

attended

attended

attended

Mrs K Grimes

attended

attended

apologies (accepted)

apologies (accepted)

Mrs R Edwards

attended

attended

attended

attended

Mrs K Robinson

attended

attended

attended

attended

Clerk

X

X

X

X

Clerk to the Governors: Sheila Gibbon

S.E. Division

School & Governor Support Service

County Hall, Durham. DH1 5UJ

 

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