Going beyond our best

  • Durrington High School has made me become more confident in myself by encouraging me to just go for it! The extra-curricular activities have offered me good opportunities to work with new people and meet new friends, resulting in me feeling safe and content at school.



Dr Brian Marsh Chair of Governors
Mr Roy Barraclough  Vice Chair
Mr Paul Noakes  Chair of Finance Committee (Parent Governor)
Cllr Robin Rogers
Mr Steve Payne
Mrs Victoria Ludlow  School improvement/data
Mr Mike Pailthorpe  Parent Governor
Ms Joanne Lee
Ms Sue Marooney  Headteacher
Mrs Sarah Dedman  Staff Governor
Ms G Christie  Staff Governor

Attendance for 1 September 2016 – 31 July 2017 – maximum 5 meetings

Name Yes       Apologies Absent   
Dawn Kearney  3  2
Roy Barraclough  4  1
David Waghorne  2  2
Paul Noakes  5
Stephen Payne  2  2  1
Robin Rogers  4  1
Mike Pailthorpe  5
Victoria Lodlow  4  1
Cath Sezen  1  4
Brian Marsh  3  2
Joanne Lee  3
Sue Marooney  5
Sarah Dedman  5
Gail Christie  2  3


During the course of this academic year the following governor(s) left the governing body
Dawn Kearney
 resigned as Chair of Governors – July 2017
Dave Waghorne – July 2017
Cath Sezen – July 2017

During the course of this academic year the following governor(s) joined the governing body

Ms Joanne Lee
Dr Brian Marsh was elected Chair of Governors July 2017

The clerk of the governing body ensures annually that all governors comply with legislation and declare any pecuniary interests (including business and relationships with school staff) together with details if they serve on another governing body.  

Any interest are shown below

Name of Governor Pecuniary Interests  Other governing body
None  None None