The Governing Board is composed of representatives of the local community, the Local Education Authority, the local Church and elected parent governors. There are currently 14 members.
The Government has given a range of duties to school governing boards, and powers to carry these out. These powers include:
Deciding (with the Head) the aims and policies of the school, and how the standards of education can be improved.
Deciding the conduct of the school - in general, how it should be run.
Helping to draw up the school development plan.
Deciding (within set constraints) how to spend the school's budget.
Ensuring the National Curriculum is taught and reporting on assessments and examination results.
Selecting the Head Teacher and Deputy Head.
Appointing, promoting and supporting other staff, in consultation with the Head.
Acting as a link between the local community and the school.
Drawing up an action plan after an inspection, and monitoring how the plan is put into practice.
Sam Bishop (Head Teacher)
Joan Welch (KS1 Lead & Teacher)
Debbie Flanagan (School Manager)
Rev'd Bill Britt
Anna Matthews (Co-Chair)
Others - Appointed Governors
Robert Thornley (Co-Chair)