We must help to shape the direction of the school
We must challenge and support the Head Teacher and staff to ensure we achieve the best outcome for all pupils
We must ensure all statutory requirements are in place and that their effectiveness is reviewed on a regular basis
How do we achieve these aims?
•The Governors come from a variety of backgrounds and we try to use their individual skills and competencies to cover all the areas of responsibility
•We have Governors who work with the HT to manage the school’s finances. This includes ensuring best value, setting budgets and planning for the future
•One Governor looks after Health and Safety and ensures that we conform with the latest policies.
•Safeguarding of Staff and pupils is very important and we have a Governor who works with the school in this area
•Other Governors monitor progress on the curriculum and work with the HT on all the data we produce to enable us to improve
•We have three Governors who act as our link with Parents, talking regularly with them and carrying out surveys to ensure we are meeting their expectations.
•Two Governors also act as a link with pupils and have been able to meet a number of their requests for improvements
•As a Church school we have two Governors who ensure the pupils receive the right guidance in religious education and ensure the link with our local church.
•One Governor has responsibility for pupils with special needs.
•All our teaching staff are linked directly with individual Governors.
•We also have Governors who look after the buildings and grounds.
These are but a few of our roles. As a whole body we receive regular reports from the Head Teacher which we monitor against the school plan for the year.
We spend as much time in school as we can, sitting in class and carrying out our other roles.
We also have a yearly plan to ensure we carry out all our responsibilities.
We are all volunteers. We do this because we love the school and because we want the pupils to have the very best start in life.