The role of the school governor is demanding but very rewarding and is a good way to give back to your local community. School governing bodies are responsible for working with the school to ensure that it delivers a good quality education. The Headteacher is responsible for the day-to-day management of the school and staff.

 

The Governors main roles include:

 

  • To provide strategic direction for the school
  • To ensure accountability
  • Determining how the school’s budget is spent
  • Hearing appeals and grievances
  • Forming policy on the school’s curriculum and collective worship
  • Setting standards for pupils’ behaviour and discipline
  • Making sure school buildings are welcoming and safe
  • Setting and monitoring the school’s aims and policies
Contact details for the Governing Body – via the school
Mrs A Williams Chair
Rev. Father J Southworth Vice Chair
Mrs E Carney Foundation
Miss A McCormack Foundation
Miss M Bouch Foundation
Mrs C Flynn Staff Governor
Mrs J P Conley Headteacher
Mr T Jones Local Authority
Mrs C Harkness Associate Member
Mr T Brown Clerk to Governors
How do I become a parent governor?
If your child attends a school, you can be elected as a parent governor by the parents. Schools organise these elections, and inform parents and staff about them. You can also become a governor by approaching the school to see if they will co-opt you or by asking the local authority, church or foundation if they would appoint you

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