Constitution

Within the NEAT scheme of delegation we have agreed that the local governing committee of Central Walker Church of England Primary School will have the following members:
  • two parent members (elected by parents of pupils at the school)
  • one staff member (elected by staff of the school)
  • head teacher member (ex-officio)
  • one trust member who is Principal Officiating Minister of the Parish of Christ Church, Walker (ex-officio)
  • one trust member who is appointed by the Trust, nominated by Parochial Church Council of Christ Church, Walker and approved by Newcastle Diocesan Board of Education
  • one trust member who is appointed by the Trust, nominated by Parochial Church Council  of St Anthony of Egypt and approved by Newcastle Diocesan Education Board
  • four members appointed by the Trust, approved by Newcastle Diocesan Education Board
  • two co-opted members 
 
With the exception of the headteacher and staff members, all local governing committee members are volunteers although they may claim expenses under certain circumstances.
 
We publish profiles of each of our local governing committee members.
 
The terms of office of all members are four years, except:
  • any co-opted governors where the term of office is one year
  • ex-officio appointments which are based on the person holding a particular office and continue as long as the person remains in post.