Our Role

What is the Role of the Governing Body?

Strategic Direction
  • Decide on long term plans and direction of the school.
  • Agree the aims and ethos of the school.
  • Decide the policies under which the school will operate.
  • Accountable for the school’s overall performance.
  • Ensure that the National Curriculum is delivered.
  • Agree the school’s performance targets.
  • Set the staffing structure.
  • Responsibility for the school’s budget.
  • Handle complaints.
  • Maintenance of school buildings.
Critical Friend
  • Promote high expectations.
  • Hold the school to account.
  • Being supportive but equally challenging.
  • Monitor and evaluate the school performance.
  • We hope this has given you an understanding of the role of our Governing Body.

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