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Our Governing Body


Governors work closely with headteachers, school staff and representatives from the local authority (LA).

Mr Derek Turner             (Chair)

c/o of Acre Rigg Academy

Acre Rigg Road



Tel:  0191 5862915

Mrs Joanne Cooper        (Vice Chair, Parent)

Mrs Julie Craggs            (Headteacher)

Mrs Nicola Mayo            (Staff)

Mrs Gurpreet Jagpal      (Staff)

Mr Gordon Carne           (Member appointed)

Mrs Mary King               (Member appointed)

Mrs Vivien Ingleton        (Member appointed)

Mrs Allison Boustead     (Member appointed)

Miss Kirsty Lenaghan    (Parent)

Mrs Linda Scott             (Parent)

Mrs Melissa Levitt         (Parent)



How to become a School Governor


If you require further information on the roles and responsibilities of School Governors or you are interested in becoming one, visit the Durham County Council website School Governor section.



Record of Governor Attendance at Meetings


Schools are now required to display a record of Governor’s attendance at meetings for each school academic year.


Please click on the document Attendance at Governor Meetings 2016-17 to access this information.

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