Meet the Governors
Governing Body Home Page
Welcome to the homepage of the Dowson Academy Governing Body. The Governing Body of our school is made up of volunteers from a variety of backgrounds. For more information on the governors, use the Meet the Governors link below.
The Role of the School Governing Body
The school governors comprise of a group of individuals, who are elected, nominated or co-opted and are representative of parents and teachers and the Local Education Authority.
School governors work with the head teacher and are responsible for setting the strategic direction of the school. Meetings are held at least once each term.
The term of office for Governors is 4 years and there should be a total number of 15 Governors.
If you would like to be a school governor or would like to talk to the governing body, please either contact the governing body via the link or contact the head teacher about any vacancies and ask for a Governor’s Information Pack.
Governor Role Paul Houghton Chair of Governors Julie Holmes Vice Chair of Governors Heather Styles Clerk Janet Rathburn Head Kathryn Thornburn Staff Governor Joanne Duffy Parent Governor Kate Jeffries Parent Governor Nicola Hadfield Business Manager Paul Lovell Community Governor John Thornley Community Governor Lois Samuels Community Governor Michelle Curtis ELT
Contact the Governors. Please complete the form below or email your enquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org