Governors work closely with headteachers, school staff and representatives from the local authority (LA) and visit the school regularly to meet with staff and discuss/observe various aspects of school work.
Governor Committee Structure
|Louise Lavelle - Head Teacher||Head Teacher||1/9/07 - ongoing||Curriculum,|
Finance & Personnel
|Centre for Evaluation & Monitoring (CEM). (not involved in decision to use this company)e||None|
|Susan Purvis -Deputy Head Teacher||Staff||2/5/14 - 1/5/18||Curriculum||Yr6 Class teacher & Deputy Head||None|
|Joanne Wise||Staff||24/04/16 - 24/04/20||Curriculum||Yr 4 Class Teacher & SENCO||None|
|Kathryn Barrass - Chair||Co-opted Governor||26/7/14 - 25/7/18||Curriculum,|
Finance & Personnel,
First/Pay Review (Chair)
SEND (Special Educational Needs/Disabilities),
Yr 6 to YR 7 Transition
|Philip Barrass||Co-opted Governor||16/04/15 - 15/04/19||Appeals||Humanities (History & Geography||None||None|
|Cllr Alison Batey||LA Governor||2/2/15 - 1/2/19||Appeals|
First & Pay Review
Finance & Personnel
International Schools, H & S
|DCC Councillor & Urpeth Parish Councillor||None|
|Sharon Gordon||Co-opted Governor||16/03/15 - 15/02/19||Appeals||Maths,|
|Alison Green||Parent Elected||27/06/14 - 26/06/18||Curriculum|
First/Pay Review, Finance
|Lewis Pendleton||Parent Elected||27/06/14 - 16/11/19||Curriculum|
|Science||Family member/Partner works in school||Husband|
|Isabel Bage||Parent Elected||12/11/15 - 11/11/19||Finance & Personnel|
|The Arts (Music, Art & DT)||None||None|
|Suzanne Butler||Parent Elected||20/11/16 - 19/11/20||English|
|Lisa Ewart||Parent Elected||23/1/15 - 24/01/20||Appeals||ICT (including e-Safety)||None||None|
Statutory Guidance for Governing Bodies
Ouston 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.
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.
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
|Name||Pay Review - 11 Oct 2016||Special Meeting - 18th Oct 2016||FGB - 1st Nov 2016||Special Meeting - 1st Nov 2016||Finance - 22nd Nov 2016||Curriculum - 29th Nov 2016||Special Meeting - 10th Jan 2017||FGB - 28th Feb 2017||Finance - 7th Mar 2017|
|Louise Lavelle - Head Teacher||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||X||✓||✓||A/A|
|Susan Purvis -Deputy Head Teacher||X||✓||✓||✓||X||✓||✓||✓||X|
|Joanne Wise - staff||X||✓||✓||✓||X||✓||✓||✓||X|
|Kathryn Barrass - Chair||A/A||✓||✓||✓||✓||A/A||✓||✓||✓|
|Cllr Alison Batey||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||X||✓||A/A||✓|
Please click on the link below to view further information regarding our Governing Body.
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