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Killean Primary School, Newry
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Parent Governor

28th Apr 2021

Dear Parents,

The Board of Governors of Killean PS are seeking nominations for the position of Parent Representative on the BoG. If you would like to become a Governor, or to put forward the name of another parent who is willing to stand, please complete the nomination paper attached.  All nominations must be seconded by a parent of a pupil at the school, other than the candidate or the proposer.

The Board of Governors is made up of parents, teachers and other members of the community.  Every term the Board meets to support the work of the school, and together with the Principal, is responsible for making sure that the school provides a good standard of education for pupils. This a voluntary and unpaid appointment for which nominees must be over 18 years of age.

Any parent/carer of a pupil registered at the school, at the time of the election, is eligible to be a Parent Governor and to hold office for four years (even though your child may leave the school in the meantime.) If you are eligible and wish to nominate a Parent Governor, please complete the form and return via email to

The completed form should be returned no later than midday on Wednesday 5th May 2021. If there are more than two nominations received, an election will take place.