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Structure And Remit Of Governors


Governors Structure and Remit of the Governing Body Structure


Full Governing Body

The Governing Body consists of 12 members as follows:

  •  1 Head Teacher
  •  2 Parent Governors
  •  1 LA Governor
  •  1 Staff Governor
  •  7 Co-opted Governors

The Chair of the full Governing Body is Silva Scott.

There are also 2 committees that are set up to monitor specific areas of governance which meet once per term:

  • Resources Committee.   Chair is Mohammed Riaz
  • Standards and Effectiveness Committee.  Chair is Silva Scott

There are other committees that will meet as and when required:

  • HT Performance Committee;
  • Staff Pay Committee;
  • Staff Pay Appeals Committee;
  • Pupil  Discipline Committee and
  • Complaints Committee.


The Department of Education has a Governance Handbook which sets out the 3 main roles of the Governing Body as follows:

  • 1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • 2. Holding the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
  • 3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.