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Dundonald Primary

Governing Body Committee Structure

Some work of the Governing Body is delegated to committees. This allows for issues needing greater attention to be discussed in more detail.

Governing Body Committee Structure 

The Governing Body of Dundonald Primary School has established the following committees:

Teaching and Learning Committee 

The Teaching and Learning Committee takes a strategic role in ensuring that the school provides high quality teaching and learning which leads to the highest possible levels of attainment and progress for all pupils and ensures that pupils and staff can be creative, challenged and happy in a caring, safe and supportive environment.

 Chair: Ben McFarlane Vice Chair: Delea Shand

Additional Committee Members:

  • Ferdinand Doepel
  • Caitriona Hurley
  • Donna Mooney
  • Sophie Russell
  • Katy Waters (Associate)

Resources Committee

The Resources Committee ensures that the school has sufficient funding and physical assets - such as premises - to meet the school's requirement. This includes aspects such as Health & Safety, maintenance and capital works planning as well as oversight of the budget.

Chair: Roderick Cameron  Vice Chair: Dave Redmond

Additional Committee Members:

  • Thomas Barlow
  • Fiona Duffy
  • Rajesh Suseelan
  • Keith Morgan

Safeguarding Committee

The Safeguarding Committee ensures that the school is fulfilling its responsibilities regarding child protection and child safeguarding. This includes making sure clear and robust policies, procedures and checks are in place and effective, and that staff and governors receive appropriate and regular training.

 Chair: Claire Fox

Additional Committee Members:

  • Emma Lemon

Claire Fox is the Online Safety governor for the school. 

Personnel Committee

The Personnel Commitee ensures that the Headteacher is able to update the governors on a regular basis on any personnel decisions that she takes. This includes updating governors on new appointments, supporting the school and Headteacher with staff interviews and monitoring school surveys.

 Chair: Emma Lemon Vice Chair: tbc

Additional Committee Members:

  • Fiona Duffy
  • Susie Scott
  • Chad Horne
  • Beth Newing

Pay Committee

Chair: Roderick Cameron

Additional Committee Members:

  • Fiona Duffy
  • Chad Horne
  • Emma Lemon
  • Dave Redmond

Inclusion (including RRS/Equality) Committee

Committee Members: Fiona Duffy, Caitriona Hurley, Sophie Russell (RRS only), Katy Waters (Equality only), Susie Scott, Anna Harrison