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Governing bodies are responsible and accountable for all major decisions about the school and its future. Governors have a legal responsibility to make sure the school promotes high standards. The Governors set the school’s vision, strategic aims and monitoring processes. They evaluate performance - acting as a critical friend to the Headteacher and making sure the school is accountable to everyone it serves.
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Within this our responsibilities include:
Setting strategic direction, objectives, targets and policies
Reviewing progress against budget, plans and targets
Approving the school budget
Acting as a critical friend to the Headteacher through support and challenge
Appointing the Headteacher.
It’s important the Governing Body works in partnership with all stakeholders including pupils, parent/carers, Swindon Borough Council, others schools, the local community and businesses.
For our Instrument of Governance please click
Governing bodies are made up of key stakeholders:
Parent/carers – parent/carer governors are elected by other parent/carers at the school
Staff including the Headteacher. Teaching and other staff governors are elected by the school staff
The community – the governing body appoints community governors i.e. members of the community
The LA – the LA appoints one or more local education authority (LA) governors
As and when appropriate associate governors can also be appointed.
Vacancies for all types of governors occur on a regular basis and are advertised on the school website. Anyone who would like to put themselves forward should contact the Clerk to the Governing Body at the school.
Click on the buttons below for relevant information
School Self Evaluation & Development Plan 2023-2024
Governments Schools Financial Benching Marking Service
Governors & Volunteers Privacy Notice
Scheme of Delegation
Governor Membership, Roles and Pecuniary and Personal Interests
Governors Allowance Policy
Information on being a School Governor
Governing Body Attendance 2022/2023
Minutes of Meetings
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