Welcome to our Governors’ section
Chair of Governors: Mrs Sarah Lawrence Contact: c/o School
Vice Chair: Mrs Carole Sleightholm
The role of the school governor and governing body
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. Together with the Headteacher, who is responsible for day-to-day management, they set the school's aims and policies.
Key roles of governors:
They also carry out a number of other important duties, which include:
You don't have to have children at the school to be a governor. However, you do have to be over 18, and pass a formal check for your suitability to be within a school. No specific qualifications are required but there are certain expectations.
What's really important is that you have the skills, time and commitment to help drive school improvement and the passion and ambition to achieve the best possible education for children and young people.
Juniper Education for Schools Governor Services have developed a charter for local authority governors that sets out our expectations and commitment to support.
Effective governance will include these core features:
If you wish to talk to a School Governor about the role and responsibilities please let us know via the School Office. In addition, further information can be found via the internet i.e.
Governor news is included within the school newsletter, usually following Full Governing Body meetings and at any other appropriate points during the school year.