Governors work closely with headteachers, school staff and representatives from the local authority (LA).
Governor Committee Structure
|Ms Deborah Ainsworth||Co-opted||Curriculum & Standards|
Finance & Premises
|01/10/2018 - 30/09/2022||Safeguarding|
|HLTA at West Pelton Primary School||Parent of Teaching Assistant|
|Mrs Michelle Radford|
Curriculum & Standards
Finance and Premises
HT Performance management
|01/12/2018 - 30/11/2022||None||None|
|Mr Bill Elliott||Co-opted||Curriculum & Standards||03/12/2018 - 12/12/2022||None||None|
|Cllr Danny Wood||LA||First/Pay Review||23/04/2018 - 22/04/2022||None||None|
|Mrs Alison Whelan|
(Acting Vice Chair)
Curriculum and Standards
|27/06/2018 - 26/06/2022||Pupil Premium|
|Ms Victoria Hewison||Staff||01/01/2018 -|
|Headteacher at West Pelton and Cassop Primary School||None|
|Mrs Christine Baxter||Staff||13/09/2018 - 12/09/2022||Deputy Headteacher at West Pelton Primary School||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.
Statutory Guidance for Governing Bodies
West Pelton 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 full document below.
Schools are now 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
n/a – Not a member of the committee
Record of Attendance 2021-2022
|Name||Finance and Premises Meeting 14.10.2021||Meeting|
|Ms Deborah Ainsworth||✔|
|Mrs Michelle L Radford (Vice Chair of Governors)||✔|
|Mrs Natalie Fearon||N/A|
|Mrs Alison Whelan||N/A|
|Cllr Danny Wood||N/A|
|Ms Victoria Hewison||✔|
|Mr William Elliott||✔|
|Mrs Christine Baxter||N/A|
You can also view previous years attendance on our website.
Committee Terms of Reference
We will be adding this information soon.
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