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What Do We Do?
Essentially the role of the Governor falls into three main categories:
1. To Support and Challenge the School and its Management Team
Governors have to hold the school to account and not be afraid to ask difficult questions so that the school can continue to develop. But we also use the skills and experiences we’ve attained over the years to help guide the school in achieving its aims and goals.
2. Provide Strategic Management
Governors develop and provide a framework where the school can develop and implement aims and objectives. We then monitor its progress as the school moves through its plan.
3. Make Executive Decisions
From signing off the annual budget, recommending the timing of major maintenance and building works, to appointing senior school staff, the Governors decisions can have
We also try to learn more about the school by coming in at least once a term and observing a class. This gives us some insight into how the children are being taught, as our experiences of being taught in school are vastly different to how children are taught now. We also try to help at PTA events across the school year so even if you don’t know us by sight you’ll probably have been poured a cup of tea or been cooked a burger by one of us!
We are also responsible for dealing with any complaints about the school that have been raised. Find more details about this on the 'Who Are We?' page.
We’re not here to manage the school on a day to day basis. By
The Full Governing Body meets four times a year, and then there are several
Please find more information about the Governing Body using the drop-down menu, above (see top right).