Our Governing Body

Governors are a very special part of our school. If you would like to chat to any of our Governors, or indeed if you are interested in becoming a school Governor when vacancies arise, please enquire at the school office.

Governors work closely with headteachers, school staff and representatives from the local authority (LA). For further information on who our governors are and what they do, please click on each name below:

  • Parent Governor – Vacancy X1

Statutory Guidance for Governing Bodies

Newton Hall Infants’ 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.

Statutory Guidance for Governing Bodies

Statutory Guidance for Governing Bodies Policies & DocumentsDownload
The Constitution of Governing Bodies of Maintained Schools 2017Download

Committee Structure and Register of Governor Interests

Committee Structure and Register of Governor Interests Policies & DocumentsDownload
Governor Committe StructureDownload
Governor Attendance 2023-24Download
Governor Attendance 2022-23Download
Committee Terms of Reference 27 June 23Download

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.

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Privacy Policy

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We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

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This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.