The Governing Body has a strategic role in helping to run the schools. Its three core functions are:
The Governing Body, whilst accountable for the performance of the schools, is not responsible for their day-to-day running. This is the responsibility of the Headteachers, whose role includes implementing the strategy developed by the Governing Body. The Governing Body exist to support and challenge the Headteachers in achieving the aims for the schools. Some of the duties of the Governing Body include appointment and appraisal of Headteachers; agreeing the School Improvement Plans; monitoring progress towards school improvement; and agreeing the budget of the schools.
The school staff, including the Headteachers, should be the first point of contact for questions and issues relating to school matters. However, if you feel unable to resolve the issue having tried this route, or you are interested in learning more about the work of the governors, please email the Co-chairs of Governors, Karen Bates and Amy Grashoff at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
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