The Governing body is involved with the school at every level, but its core key responsibilities are; 

  • To ensure clarity of vision and strategic direction
  • Setting aims and targets for the school and checking the school's progress towards attaining these
  • Monitoring how well the school's policies and plans are working
  • Accounting for the performance of the school and Governing Body
  • Working with the Headteacher to make sure that teaching at school is effective and good quality and the children are making the best possible progress
  • Taking general responsibility for the school and its budget
  • Challenging and supporting the Headteacher and taking opportunities to show interest in and appreciation of staff and pupils
  • Promoting the interests of the school and its pupils in the wider community