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Our Governing Body

Governors work closely with headteachers, school staff and representatives from the local authority (LA).

Governor Committee Structure

Name Position Term of Office Committee Responsibilities Register of Interest
Mrs Heather Anderson Co-opted 21/07/21 to 20/07/25 Curriculum*
Finance, Buildings & Resources
First/Pay Review
Discipline & Grievance*
Exclusion Data Inclusion
Employee - Easington Academy
Mrs Marie Louise Blinks Co-opted 08/10/23 to 07/10/27 Discipline & Grievance Cultural capital Primary headteacher
Mr Keith Morgan Co-opted 19/03/22 to 18/03/26 Finance & Buildings
First/Pay Review
Overall effectiveness Solicitor, TMJ Legal Services
Mrs L Rodham Co-opted 01/09/21 to 31/08/25 Curriculum Daughter works at the School
Mrs K Clarke Co-opted 11/05/22 to 10/05/26 Curriculum
Mr Gary Potts Co-opted 05/07/23 to 04/04/27
Mr Rob Crute Local Authority 24/06/20 to 23/06/24 Appeals Website, publicity & marketing DCC Councillor
Mr Ricardo Gutierrez Parent 14/02/20 to 13/02/24 Finance and Building
Mr J Bradshaw Parent 07/10/22 to 12/01/26
Mrs Manju Anthony
Staff 21/09/21 to 20/09/25


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, please contact our Head of Governance, Victoria Miller - V.Miller@ncdat.org.uk

Statutory Guidance for Governing Bodies

Wellfield School adhere to the statutory guidance from the Department for 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.

The Constitution of Governing Bodies of Maintained Schools (Updated Aug 2015)

Record of Governor Attendance

Schools are now required to display a record of Governor attendance at meetings for each school academic year.



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