Welcome to the section of the website where you can find out more about our school's governors and the work of the Governing Body.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Governing Body
Being a Governor is a rewarding and effective way of making a voluntary contribution to your community and to children’s education. Co-opted Governors are appointed by the Governing Body. They may live or work in the community served by the school, have a keen interest in education and can offer skills and expertise to the current Governing Body.
1. Strategic leadership
Provide confident, strategic leadership to their organisations
2. Accountability for educational standards and financial performance
Holding executive leaders to account for the educational and financial performance of the organisation.
People that govern need to form positive working relationships with their colleagues to function well as part of a team.
Understanding and designing the structures through which governance takes place to ensure effective governance arrangements.
To ensure all those involved in governance understand the legal frameworks and context in which the organisation operates and all of the requirements with which it must comply.
Monitoring the Governing Bodies effectiveness is a key element of good governance. The Governing Body needs to assess its effectiveness and efficiency and ensure ongoing compliance with its statutory and legal duties under review. Individuals should also reflect on their own contribution helping to create a stronger and more motivated board.