The role of the Governors:
To determine the aims and values of the school: These can be found in the front of the Governors Annual report to parents.
To monitor and keep under review the broad policies, plans and procedures within which the school operates: The strategic direction of the school is set by the School Improvement Plan. Various committees with specific responsibilities meet at least termly to review the activities in their areas of interest.
To ensure local accountability: The make up of the Governing Body includes representatives of parents, the Local Authority, the local community, the staff and people co-opted for their specialist skills.
Insisting that the best interests of all pupils are paramount in decision-making: By making regular visits and observing the work of the school the governors gain an understanding of the pupils needs that can then be included in the school plans.