The governors’ principle functions are:
- Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction within the School;
- Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
- To oversee the financial performance of the School and making sure its money is well spent.
The board has 12 members and it meets at least once each term or as necessary to conduct its business throughout the academic year. The members of the board, have voting rights on all the committees which they serve.
THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF GOVERNOR
Local Authority (LA) Governors: appointed by the Local Authority that maintains the school
Community Governors: appointed by the governing body to represent the community. A community governor does not need to have any previous experience or knowledge of education, nor do they need to have children.
Parent Governors: elected onto the governing body by other parents from the school, and are usually parents of children in attendance at the school.
Staff Governors: elected onto the governing body by staff at the school
If you are interested in becoming a Governor for Ward Green Primary School, please click on the link below for our School Governing Procedures.
All our Governors complete a Proforma Register of Business Interests, to declare all beneficial interests which they or any person closely connected with them have with business or other organisations which may have dealings with the school.