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Dundonald Primary

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 committee structure is due for renewal/approval in the FGBM on 14/10/2021 and will be published shortly after. Thank you. ** 

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

COVID-19 Committee

Committee Members:

  • Fiona Duffy
  • Claire Fox
  • Emma Lemon
  • tbc

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:  Caitriona Hurley (Joint Chair), Donna Mooney (Joint Chair)

Additional Committee Members:

  • Sophie Russell
  • Susie Scott
  • 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: tbc  Vice Chair: Dave Redmond

Additional Committee Members:

  • Fiona Duffy
  • Keith Morgan 
  • tbc

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
  • Fiona Duffy
  • Sherif Elgebeily (Associate Member)

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 

Additional Committee Members:

  • Fiona Duffy
  • Katharine Roberts
  • Susie Scott

Pay Committee

Chair: tbc

Additional Committee Members:

  • Fiona Duffy
  • Emma Lemon
  • Dave Redmond
  • tbc

Inclusion (including RRS/Equality) Committee

Committee Members: 

  • Fiona Duffy
  • Sophie Russell (RRS only)
  • Katy Waters (Equality only, Staff Associate)
  • Susie Scott