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St. Patrick's Primary School, Pennyburn, Derry City

Board of Governors

Members of the Board of Governors:

Chairperson:  Mrs S Quinn

Secretary:  Mr E Devlin

Fr M McCaughey                                           

Dr R Smyth

Mr M Flanagan

Mrs C Doherty                                               

Mr T McIvor                                                

Mrs C McMonagle

Mrs T McClune                          

Ms R Doherty



Role of Board of Governors

The Governors role is complex.  They are utimately responsible for the overall management of the school.  Some of the responsibilities include:

1.  The oversight of the curriculum

2.  Selection of staff and other personnel responsibilities

3.  Admission policy

4.  School maintenance - Premises and Grounds

5.  Implementation of new legislation

6.  Fostering links with local community and pursuing the objectives of mutual understanding

7.  Reviewing the Financial Management Scheme