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 to serve for four years. Its membership for the 2018/19 school year included:

Governor

Representing

Reverend Fr. Tony Fitzsimons

Trustee

Mr John McCaffrey(Chairperson)

Trustee

Mrs Cliona McCotter

Trustee

Mr James Gilsenan

Trustee

Mr Peter McKeown

Department of Education

Mrs Noeleen Dunn

Education Authority

Mr Martin Wolfe (Vice Chairperson)

Education Authority

Mrs S Abram

Teacher Representative

Mrs Loraine Patterson

Parent Representative

Mr Paul Donaldson (Principal)

Secretary (Non-Voting)

The Board of Governors, which usually meets once a month, 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

18/9/2018

11/12/2018

6/11/2018

5/3/2019

30/4/2019

4/6/2019

17/09/2019

4/11/2019

28/01/2020

3/3/2020

7/5/2020

11 06 2020

22 09 2020

Dec
22 2020
12 noon finish for all pupils
Dec
23 2020
Holiday
Jan
07 2021
Start of new term
Jan
07 2021
Primary One application procedure opens 12 noon
Jan
09 2021
AQE Test 1
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Contact
St.Joseph's Primary School,
31a Holland Drive,
Ballyhackamore,
Belfast,
BT5 6EH

028 9065 0039


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