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Bernard Gilpin Primary School

Hall Lane

Houghton-le-Spring

Tyne & Wear

DH5 8DA

Tel: 0191 5536523

 

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Please note: We have postponed the Sports Day and Summer Fayre to Friday 14th July. Hopefully this will give everyone the chance to rearrange so they can join us at these events.

Governors

The purpose of the Governing Body of Bernard Gilpin Primary School is to conduct the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement.

 

It’s three core strategic functions are:

 

Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;

 

Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its                          pupils, and the performance of staff; and

 

Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

 

 

Local Authority Governor

 

Mr Robert Heron - Chair of Governors

  • Personnel Committee (Chair)

  • Finance and Premises Committee (Chair)

  • SEND Link Governor

  • Safer Recruitment Link Governor

  • Looked after children Link Governor

  • Performance Management Review Officer

 

Pecuniary Interests: None

 

Mr Heron is also a school governor at Gillas Lane Primary

 

 

Co-opted members

 

Mr Alan Hennis - Vice-chair of Governors

  • Personnel Committee

  • Finance and Premises Committee

  • SFVS Link Governor

  • Pupil Discipline Committee (Chair)

 

Pecuniary Interest: None

 

 

Mrs Ann Wanless

  • Personnel Committee

  • Safeguarding Link Governor

  • Early Years Link Governor

  • Music subject Governor

 

Pecuniary Interests: None

 

 

Mrs Pamela Mee

  • Personnel Committee

  • MFL subject Governor

  • Complaints Committee

 

Pecuniary Interests: None

 

 

Mr Maurice Hepworth

  • Personnel Committee

  • Finance and Premises Committee

  • Governors' Association

  • PSHCE Governor

  • Complaints Committee

 

Pecuniary Interests: None

 

 

Mrs Vivienne Coy

  • Literacy Link Governor

  • Gifted and Talented Link Governor

  • Complaints Committee

 

Pecuniary Interests: None

 

 

Mrs Victoria Winlow

  • Finance & Premises Committee

  • Pupil Discipline Committee

  • ICT Link Governor

 

Pecuniary interests: None

 

 

VACANCY

 

 

Mr Peter Iveson (staff)

 

Pecuniary Interests: None

 

 

Mrs Sue Reeves (staff)

 

Pecuniary interests: None

 

 

Staff Governors

 

Mr Andrew Bainbridge (Head teacher) 

  • Personnel Committee

  • Finance and Premises Committee

 

Pecuniary Interests: Wife and brother are both employed at the school

 

 

Mr Brian Teasdale (Employee) 

  • History subject Governor

 

Pecuniary Interests: None

 

 

Parent Governors

 

Mrs Diane Lee

  • Numeracy Link Governor

  • Personnel Appeals Committee

  • Pupil Discipline Committee

 

Pecuniary Interests: None

 

 

Mrs Michelle Lynn

  • Art subject Governor

  • Performance Management Governor

  • Complaints Committee

 

Pecuniary Interests: None

 

 

VACANCY

 

 

Attendance

2016 -

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Attendance

2015-16

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