The Board of Governors

The Board of Governors has overall responsibility for the effective management of the school. As well as nominees of the Trustees, the Education Authority and the Department of Education, its membership also includes an elected parent governor and an elected teacher governor. The principal completes the team, which represents the main interests within the school.

The Board of Governors was constituted in June 2018, initially to serve for four years; this term was subsequently extended. Its membership for the 23/24 school year includes:

Governor

Representing

Reverend Fr. Conor McGrath

Trustee

Mrs Loraine Patterson (Chairperson)

Parent Representative

stjoechair@gmail.com

Mrs Cliona McCotter

Trustee

Mr James Gilsenan

Trustee

Mr Peter McKeown

Department of Education

Mrs Noeleen Dunn

Education Authority

Mrs Alison McDowell

Education Authority

Mrs H Hamill

Teacher Representative

Mr Paul Donaldson (Principal)

Secretary (Non-Voting)

The Board of Governors, which usually meets once per term, has overall responsibility for the management of the school in the following areas:

  1. Catholic Ethos.
  2. School Development Planning.
  3. Curriculum and Educational Standards.
  4. Pastoral Care.
  5. Employee Practices and Staff Relationships.
  6. Area Planning.
  7. Enrolment and Admissions Policies and Practices.
  8. Financial Management.
  9. Annual Report to Parents.

Minutes from meetings

22 09 2020

10 11 2020

26 01 2021

02 03 2021

28 05 2021

28 09 2021

23 11 2021

25 01 2022

15 03 2022

17 05 2022

27 09 2022

22 11 2022

24 01 2023

14 03 2023

09 05 2023

21 06 2023

Feb
25 2024
Grow in Love Mass (First Holy Communion Class)
Feb
25 2024
Peace Proms (Choir)
Mar
06 2024
Sacrament of First Confession
Mar
14 2024
Wear Something Green for St Patrick's Day
Mar
15 2024
Holiday (P1 - 6 Parent / Teacher meetings)
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Contact
St.Joseph's Primary School,
31a Holland Drive,
Ballyhackamore,
Belfast,
BT5 6EH

028 9065 0039


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