What do the Governors do?
The governors have a strategic role supporting and challenging the headteacher. Governors work as a team, in the best interests of the children and the school, to raise educational standards. More specifically, they:
The full governing body usually meets at least once a term in addition to meeting in smaller committees. Most of the governors’ work is done in committee meetings when financial, staffing, curriculum and premises issues are discussed in detail. These committees meet at least once a term and more when there are pressing issues such as building works. Governors undertake regular monitoring visits to the school to focus on areas for school improvement as well as to monitor specific areas.