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Governors work closely with headteachers, school staff and representatives from the local authority (LA) and The Bishop Hogarth Catholic Education Trust.

The following are Governors of the St Joseph’s Local Governing body:

  • Mary Wood - Foundation Governor (Chair)
  • Emma Blackwell - Foundation Governor
  • Sarah Hammerton - Foundation Governor
  • Fr Anthony Cornforth - Foundation Governor
  • x2 Foundation Governor Vacancies
  • Fiona Brown (Headteacher)
  • Liam Hunt (Staff Governor)
  • Selima Lee (Parent Governor)
  • x1 Community Governor Vacancy



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

St Joseph’s Primary 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.

If you would like a paper copy of any of our documents on our website please speak to the school office, who will provide them to you free of charge. If you require further information about any of the items shown please contact the school and we will do our best to help.

To view Our Articles of Association, Memorandum of Association, Master Funding Agreement, Gender Pay Gap Report and Executive Pay Report, please visit here