Our Co-Chairs of Governors are Mr Paul Gravett and Mrs Viki Matthews
What does the governing body do?
Recent legislation has widened the responsibilities of school governors, but broadly governing bodies oversee the work of the school and make sure it provides a good quality education for its pupils. Working in partnership with the head and other staff, governors are involved in:
The governing body is a “critical friend” to the head teacher and provides advice and support.
The head teacher is responsible for the internal organisation, management and control of the school; and for advising on and implementing the governing body’s strategic framework.
In particular, head teachers:
The governing body is responsible for establishing a performance management policy for effective school teacher appraisal.
The governing body is responsible for performing the head teacher’s appraisal together with an education professional.