The work of a school governor can be a challenge, and rewarding but not overly time consuming. You get out of it what you put in!
Collectively, governors form the corporate body referred to as the Governing Committee. It has a key role in ensuring that our children are attending a good and successful school. Its principal functions include:
- Setting the strategic direction of the school.
- Challenging and supporting the school by monitoring, reviewing and evaluating policies and performance.
- Ensuring and promoting accountability.
- Appointing and performance managing the Headteacher.
The Governing Committee is comprised of 11 governors:
- 2 Parent governors,
- 1 Foundation governors,
- 5 Co-opted governors,
- 1 Co-opted Staff governor,
- 2 Staff governors.
If you are interested in becoming a governor, and want to know more please contact the school.
You don’t have to have a child attending the school to apply.
You don’t need previous knowledge or experience – training is given.
What you do need is drive, enthusiasm, some spare time and a commitment to giving children the best start possible in becoming life long learners.