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Balnamore Primary School, Ballymone Co Antrim

The role of a Governor

Boards of Governors play an extremely important role in supporting schools to ensure that pupils have every opportunity to develop to their full potential within a caring and stimulating learning environment.

As schools are accountable for what they do, governors must work in close partnership with the principal, staff, parents and pupils to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of their school in providing the best quality education for all pupils within the school.

The Education Authority acknowledges and thanks all school governors for their time, commitment and dedication to improving educational standards in all our schools.


Annual report 2020-2021


Board of Governors

Chair of Governors

Mr J Devlin


Education Authority Representative:

Mr J Devlin

We have one Vacancy available.


In Lieu of Transferors

Mrs H Wilson

Mrs J McKeeman

Mr F McKinney

We have one vacancy available


Transferor Representative:

Rev. Murray


Parent Representative:

Miss G Moore

Mrs D Atkinson


Teacher Representative:

Mrs T White


Roles within Governance

Chair of Governors: Mr J Devlin 

Vice Chair: Mrs J McKeeman 


Child Protection Safeguarding: Mrs J McKeeman 


Numeracy: Rev Murray 

Literacy: Mr F McKinney 

Leadership: Mr J Devlin 

ICT: Mrs D Murray 


Health and Well-being: Rev M Murray 


PRSD Reviewers: Mr J Devlin and Mrs D Murray

Thank you Mr Watters