THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS 2014 – 2017
Nominated by Transferors or Superseded Managers:
Mr RW English (Chairman)
Rev PC Lyle
Mrs R Blanc
Mrs MA McMurray
Elected by parents of registered pupils:
Mrs L Braniff
Mrs E Copeland
Nominated by the South Eastern Education and Library Board:
Mrs EA Lightbody (Vice Chairman)
Alderman RL Cree MBE MLA
Elected by the teaching staff:
Mr RJ Lawther
Co-opted by the Board of Governors:
Mr D Massey
Secretary to the Board of Governors:
Mr AW Brown
The present governing body was formed in 2014 and members will serve a total of four years. Parent governors and a teacher governor have been elected to serve for this term of office that will end in December, 2017.
Governors’ committees comprise, Non Teaching Appointments, Curriculum, Finance, (including Salaries), Grievance and Disciplinary Procedures, Premises, Salaries Appeal and Special Education. Through these committees governors make decisions about:- the financial management of the school, pupil discipline, the curriculum, staff appointments, community links and grievance and disciplinary matters.
All governors meet to consider major policies and decisions about school organisation as well as the appointment of all teaching staff.
The governors, as a body, work with the principal, senior management team and class teachers to ensure that all pupils receive a broad and balanced curriculum as stated in the aims and objectives of the school. A summary of these may be found in the school prospectus.
The governors would like to be kept in touch with any opinions, concerns, expectations or suggestions you may have about school life.
All communications to the governing body should be addressed to Mr AW Brown, Principal and Secretary to the Board of Governors.