St. Mary’s and Our Lady of the Rosary, Peterlee share a federated Local Governing Committee. Mrs Graham, holds the post of Executive Headteacher across both schools.

Chair of Governors

Mr Kevin Nicol

Vice Chair of Governors

Mr David Smith

Governing Body

Mrs Marie Graham – (Executive Headteacher)

Mr Kevin Nicol – (Foundation / Chair)

Mrs Kayleigh Myhill – (Staff)

Mr David Smith – (Foundation / Vice Chair)

Mr Christopher Spoors (Foundation)

Mrs Heather Hudson (Foundation)

Mrs Lisa Wilkinson (Foundation)

Mrs Charlotte Chapman (Foundation)

Mrs Oonagh Balls (Parent)

Mrs Lisa Ord (Foundation)

Heads of Schools- Mrs Tumelty (St. Mary’s) and Mrs Sutherland (Our Lady of the Rosary) attend all meetings.

To contact the governing body, please contact the school office.

Current LGC

LGC Register of Interests

Past LGC Members

LGC Attendance

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust

On 30th April 2019, St Mary’s Catholic Primary School joined Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust. Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust is an exempt charity regulated by the Secretary of State for Education. It is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (company number 09940352 ) whose registered office is at

Evolve Business Centre
Cygnet Way, Rainton Bridge South Business Park
Tyne & Wear

Details regarding the Members and Directors of Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust can be obtained from or

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust