Local Governing Committee
On 1st October 2021, St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School joined Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust (Companies House: 09940352).
Details regarding the Members and Directors of Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust can be obtained from the BCCET website.
Our Lady of Lourdes, Shotton Colliery and St. Joseph’s, Blackhall share one Local Governing Committee. This is made up of members of the local communities known as foundation governors, a parent governor, a staff governor and the headteacher.
The LGC meets at least twice per term. It is responsible for many areas of school life including approving the School Improvement Plan, oversight of school policies, managing the school budget and ensuring the school has the staffing and physical resources to deliver its priorities. The LGC also makes decisions about pupil admissions.
The Local Governing Committee operates within the BCCET Scheme of Delegation
Information about our governors:
The Chair of the Local Governing Committee is Paul Francis, who can be contacted via the school office.
Scheme of Delegation
The Local Governing Committee operates within the BCCET scheme of delegation