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Governing Body Objectives


The Governing Body has a general responsibility for the conduct of the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement. Within this general responsibility are specific tasks that form the core of the Governing Body's activities through the year including:

  • helping to set the strategic direction and vision for the school
  • holding the headteacher and senior leaders to account for the educational achievement of all pupils
  • setting appropriate targets for pupil achievement
  • ensuring equality of opportunity for pupils and staff
  • making sure the school's budget is spent well
  • making sure the curriculum for the school is balanced and broadly based
  • reporting assessment and examination results
  • supporting a healthy and safe learning environment
  • aspects of staffing and staff management procedures
  • systems for supporting children with special educational needs
  • monitoring the resourcing and delivery of the School Strategic Plan