THE ROLE OF THE GOVERNING BOARD
'To take a strategic role, act as a critical friend to the School and be accountable for its decisions'
The School Governing Board is a legal entity made up of elected and appointed members of the community and is responsible, with the Executive Headteacher and staff for the management of the school, to ensuring that the school provides all of its pupils with a high quality education.
The Board has three core functions:
The Board is made up of representatives elected or appointed from many groups in the local community:
Working with the Executive Headteacher and staff, the Governing Board is responsible for the management of the school and ensuring it maintains high standards of achievement for all pupils in a safe, secure and nurturing environment. Governors work to achieve this by:
The Governing Board delivers these goals collectively, as a whole and in smaller Committees. The Board usually meets about five times a year and its Sub-Committees meet at least once per term to focus on particular areas. Governors also make visits to the school on a regular basis to monitor progress and meet with teaching staff, and attend events where they have an opportunity to meet and talk to pupils and parents.
All members of the Board are committed to providing an excellent environment for all pupils to enjoy during their time at school. Please feel free to contact the Governors if you wish to discuss anything. Mrs Caroline Meader, our Chair, can be contacted at: email@example.com