Governors, like a board of directors, make decisions about how the school is run. They do not manage the school day to day, but are required to oversee its long term development. Governors represent the school on a voluntary basis and are not paid for their services or time. Most members serve for a period of 4 years. Governors have legal powers and responsibilities but must act as a group; they cannot act individually. Click here to see our code of conduct. The Governors’ responsibilities are:
The full Governing Body meets at least once per term (click here to see minutes of meetings) and Governors also belong to other committees (see below), which often meet more frequently. Governors visit the school regularly and meet subject heads to discuss successes, progress and issues which they report back to the full Governing Body.