Governors work closely with headteachers, school staff and representatives from the local authority (LA).
The Chair of the Governing Body is Prof. David Wooff who can be contacted via the school on 01207 232059. Any correspondence should be addressed to:
Prof. D Wooff
c/o South Stanley Junior School, Tyne Road, Stanley, Co Durham, DH9 6PZ.
Aims, Ethos and Vision of our Governing Body
At South Stanley Junior School our Local Governing Body wants every child to enjoy learning and develop confidence, independence and a feeling of self-worth.
Together, we aim to provide a caring, supportive, stimulating environment in which all our children can develop into thoughtful, capable individuals.
We make learning vivid and real, engaging all our learners through the provision of a rich and varied curriculum and inspirational teaching. We have high expectations of each individual, aiming to raise aspirations and break down barriers to success.
Our vision is to be at the heart of our local community, fostering a warm sense of belonging through trust and understanding. We want to encourage every individual to reach for the stars and aim to support families to achieve their full potential.
Governing Body Committee Structure
Click on each name to find out more about their roles and responsibilities.
|Professor D Wooff - Chair||Co-opted||21.6.2016 |
|Pay Review Committee||Consultancy work - applied statistics||N/A
|Mr E Dodd||Co-opted||01.9.2015|
|Pay Review Committee||Governor at Eskdale Academy, Hartlepool||N/A|
|Mrs E Martin - Head Teacher||Head teacher |
|01.9.2015||Pay Review Committee||N/A||N/A|
|Mrs A King||Parent||11.11.2015|
|Mrs H Thomas||Staff||01.12.2014 |
|Mrs M Nixon||Co-opted||17.01.2017 |
|Mr K Bradley||Parent||08.02.2017|
|Mrs C Elliott||Parent||04.05.2017 |
|Pay Review Committee||N/A||N/A|
|Mrs C Dillon||General||1.11.2017|
|Mrs Carole Fish||General||1.11.2017|
Additional Details of our Committee Structure
You can view or download our Committee Structure by clicking the link below:
Statutory Guidance for Governing Bodies
South Stanley Junior 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 2017–2018
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
X – Not a member of the committee
|Name||Local Governing Body Meeting|
|Mrs K Dawson|
|Mr E Dodd|
|Mrs A King|
|Mrs E Martin|
|Mrs D Lee|
|Mrs H Thomas|
|Mrs M Nixon|
|Mr K Bradley|
|Mrs C Elliott|
Record of Governor Attendance 2016-2017
|Mrs K Dawson||Resigned||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|Mr E Dodd||A/A||✓||✓||apologies||✓||✓||✓|
|Mrs A King||✓||Apologies||n/a||absent||apologies||n/a||n/a|
|Mrs E Martin||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Mrs D Lee||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||n/a|
|Mrs H Thomas||✓||n/a||n/a||✓||✓||n/a||✓|
|Mrs M Nixon||n/a||n/a||n/a||✓||✓||n/a||n/a|
|Mr K Bradley||n/a||n/a||n/a||✓||✓||n/a||n/a|
|Mrs C Elliott||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||✓||n/a||n/a|
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