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Meet the Governors

Our Governing Body

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


The Governing Body is made up of :-

  • 4 Parent Governors - elected by parental ballot
  • 4 Co-opted Governors - appointed by the Governing Body
  • 3 Staff Governors
  • 1 Local Authority Governor
Reverend Elaine Chair of Governors
Jillian Arkwright Vice Chair of Governors
Mrs Longstaff Staff Governor
Judy Ramshaw Staff Governor
Debbie Clark Staff Governor
Georgina Beckensall (Personnel)
Louise Wager Parent Governor
Steve Burton Co opted Governor
Sheila Simpson Co opted Governor
Emma Bower Parent Governor
Andrea Tracey Parent Governor

Additional Information

The document below gives full details of Governing Body membership and the remit of each of the Committees of the Governing Body.


Governor Attendance
Governor Information

Term of office ended :


Mrs L Laws July 2019


Finance, Buildings and Premises Committee
Personnel Committee
Pay Review (first) Committee
Appeals Committee
Curriculum and ECM Standards

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.

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