Our Governors work closely with the headteacher, school staff, pupils and representatives from the local authority (LA). The Governing Body meets regularly. They are committed to ensuring the highest quality of education and welfare for your child. All correspondence to the Chair of Governors can be be sent to c/o Thornhill Primary School. If you wish to contact any members of the governing body, this can be done by contacting the school.
Our Chair is Mr David Thompson.
Our Vice Chairs are Mrs Deborah Halton-Cason and Mrs Julie Nisbet.
Statutory Guidance for Governing Bodies
Thornhill Primary 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.
Annually Governing Bodies are required to produce an Annual Governance Statement.
Attendance of Governors
Governor Structure & Interests
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.
Governing Body and Committees
Governing Body Committee Structure
Governor Responsibilities are aligned to our School Improvement Plan – Governor-Monitoring 2022-2023
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