Governors work closely with headteachers, school staff and representatives from the local authority (LA).
Statutory Guidance for Governing Bodies
Cestria 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.
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.
Governor Committee Structure
Please click on the links below for further details of the Governors at Cestria.
|Mrs C A Walklate - Chair||Co-optee||06/01/2017||SEN|
|Mrs R Taylor - Vice Chair||Authority||17/10/2015|
|Mrs L Gowland - Head Teacher||Staff||31/08/2015|
|Mrs N Bentham||Associate Member||25/07/2016||EYFS & Performance Management|
|Mr G N Duncan||Associate Member||04/06/2018||Safeguarding|
|Mrs E Fenwick||Co-optee||01/07/2016||Website|
|Mr G Walklate||Co-optee||23/01/2017||Extra Curricular|
|Mrs J Woodward||Co-optee||01/09/2017||Maths|
|Mrs A R Bell||Co-optee||04/12/2015||EYFS & Performance Management|
|Mr J Mullenger||Parent||10/12/2019||SEND & Pupil Premium|
|Mrs M Howie||Parent||20/10/2019||English|
|Mrs S Reid||Parent||14/12/2015||Safeguarding & Pupil Premium|
|Mrs J Holland||Staff||04/06/2018||Website|
Record of Governor Attendance 2017–2018
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||Autumn Term||Spring Term||Summer Term|
|Mrs C A Walklate - Chair||✓||✓||✓||Overview of all areas|
|Mrs R Taylor - Vice Chair||✓||✓||✓||GDPR|
|Mrs L Gowland - Head Teacher||✓||✓||✓|
|Mrs N Bentham||✓||✓||✓||EYFS & Performance Management|
|Mr G N Duncan||✓||✓||X||Safeguarding|
|Mrs E Fenwick||✓||✓||✓||Website|
|Mr G Walklate||✓||✓||X||Extra Curricular|
|Mrs J Holland||✓||X||X||Website|
|Mrs A R Bell||✓||✓||✓||EYFS & Performance Management/Assessment|
|Mr J Mullenger||✓||✓||✓||SEND & Pupil Premium|
|Mrs M Howie||✓||X||X||English|
|Mrs S Reid||✓||✓||✓||Safeguarding & Looked After Children|
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