Our Governing Body

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

Governor Committee Structure


2nd November 2018

15th March 2019

14th June 2019

10th September 2019

24th October 2019

15th January 2020

6th Feburary 2020

19th May 2020

Full governors 25 June 2020

Full governors 22 Oct 2020

Pay review 6 November 2020

1st 4Mar21 St Jos

1st 12Feb21 St Jos

1st 29Jan21 St Jos

1stPR 3Dec20




Minutes 24.2.21




Consultation Due Diligence Document

Consideration of the financial situation at St Thomas More RC Primary School (BWCET)


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.

Statutory Guidance for Governing Bodies

St Joseph’s RC Primary School 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 our documents below.

The Constitution of Governing Bodies of Maintained Schools (2017)

Governor Attendance

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

Record of Attendance 2020-21

Governing Body Subcommittees and Attendance 2020-21

Governor-Committee-Structure-and-meeting-attendance 20-21

Archived Attendance
You can also view previous years’ attendance on our website.


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