Governors work closely with headteachers, school staff and representatives from the local authority (LA).
Governing Body Committee Structure
For further information on who our governors are and what they do, please click on each name below:
|Keith Taylor - Vice Chairperson||Local Authority||29/04/22||Finance |
Premises and Staffing,
Child Protection, Governor for Training and Development
|Alison Keddilty||Parent||22/01/23||Curriculum |
Standards and ECM
|Caroline Gill||Associate with voting rights||31/08/22||Curriculum |
Standards and ECM
Premises and Staffing
|School Business |
Etherley Lane Nursery School and Etherley Lane Primary School
|Jane Crawford||Co-opted||07/07/24||Curriculum and|
Standards and First/Pay Review
|Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP)||Owner of Daisy Arts||None||No||Board member
of Bishop Auckland
and Shildon AAP
|Jo Madgwick||Acting Headteacher||31/08/22||Appeals, Curriculum |
and Standards, Finance, Premises and Staffing and First/Pay Review
|Acting Headteacher |
Etherley Lane Nursery School
|Barbara Lee - Chairperson||Co-opted||01/09/23||Curriculum and |
Standards, Finance, Premises and Staffing, First/Pay Review and Headteacher's Performance
|SEN||Primary school teacher||None||No||No|
|Rosemary Butler||Co-opted||18/06/21||Appeals, Curriculum and Standards, Finance, Premises and Staffing and Headteachers Performance||None||None||No||No|
|Sarah Young||Co-opted||07/10/22||Appeals, Curriculum and Standards||Primary school teacher||None||No||No|
|Nicola Pattinson||Parent||09/02/24||Appeals, Finance, Premises and Staffing||None||No||No|
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.
Statutory Guidance for Governing Bodies
Etherley Lane Nursery 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.
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
Record of Attendance 2020-2021
and ECM Committee
Committee Terms of Reference
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