Our Governing Body
The Governors are responsible for the business of the school. Each governor, other than the headteacher, serves a four year term of office.
Governor Terms of Office:
Roles and Responsibilities
Responsibilities of Governing Bodies, as defined by the Government are
- Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
- Holding executive leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
- Overseeing the financial performance of the organisation and making sure its money is well spent.
This new governance structure was agreed in May 2017
The Monitoring Role
Outside of meetings governors are asked to monitor the work of the school in specific areas. This monitoring role focuses on the implementation of agreed policies and systems, and governors report back to meetings and make recommendation on how the school can improve and consolidate.
Governors are expected to attend all governing body meetings and also committee meetings for which they are a member. In addition, monitoring visits are conducted on a termly basis and governors participate in a wide variety of school activities and events.
The attendance at meetings for 2016-17 was as follows:
Declaration of Interests
Governors and key finance administration personnel are required to declare any personal interests which might be relevant to the business of the school. This declaration is done on an annual basis and at the start of all meetings.
The current personal interests of all Governors are shown in the table above.
We need your support in helping us to develop our school. If you are interested in joining our team of Governors please contact the Clerk to Governors, Mrs Imogen Lemon to find out more.