Welcome to our Governors’ section.
Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.
We will also provide a Register of Governor Interests and an Annual Statement of Issues for your information.
Our governing body has adopted the following principles and procedures:
Purpose of the governing body:
The governing body is the school’s accountable body. It is responsible for the conduct of the school and for promoting high standards. The governing body aims to ensure that children are attending a successful school which provides them with a good education and supports their well-being.
The governing body:
Sets the strategic direction of the school by:
setting the values, aims and objectives of the school;
agreeing the policy framework for achieving those aims and objectives;
setting statutory targets;
agreeing the school improvement strategy which includes approving the budget and agreeing the staffing structure.
Challenges and supports the school by monitoring, reviewing and evaluating:
the implementation and effectiveness of the policy framework;
progress towards targets;
the implementation and effectiveness of the school improvement strategy;
the budget and the staffing structure.
Ensures accountability by:
signing off the school’s self-evaluation report;
responding to Ofsted reports when necessary;
holding the headteacher to account for the performance of the school;
ensuring parents and pupils are involved, consulted and informed as appropriate;
making available information to the community.
Appoints and performance manages the headteacher who will deliver the aims (through the day to day management of the school, implementation of the agreed policy framework and school improvement strategy, and delivery of the curriculum) and report appropriately to the governing body.